Space + Land at FOCA

Space + Land Fellows of Contemporary Art Chelsea Dean / Susan Feldman / Susan Logoreci / Aili Schmeltz Curated by Chelsea Dean August 25 – November 2, 2018   By Lorraine Heitzman The four artists participating in the Fellows of Contemporary Art’s Curators Lab Exhibition are like members of any good band; each one embodies…

Artist Influencer: Max Presneill

Artist Influencer: Max Presneill By Sydney Walters Max Presneill is a dynamic Los Angeles painter who epitomizes the artistic grind of trial and error by projecting complex nuances onto canvas. He engages with individual reckoning with the unknown and finds solace in community. He generously speaks about how his practice came to be and his…

Shinique Smith at the California African American Museum

Shinique Smith: Refuge California African American Museum March 14 – September 9, 2018 By Shana Nys Dambrot Shinique Smith’s works are composed and constructed arrangements of found materials, augmented with art studio gear, on a continuum of painting, sculpture, and installation. While largely known for recycling discarded clothing, Smith also incorporates other domestic objects and…

Artist Chiho Harazaki Creates Site Specific Installation Using Tape at the SOVO Magazine Release Party

Pop-Up Art Event Features Tape Artist Chiho Harazaki By Genie Davis LA-based contemporary tape-artist Chiho Harazaki created live murals – and invited audiences to participate in them – at a three-day pop-up event in Venice last weekend. Marking a celebration for SOVO magazine’s “half issue” event – commemorating the print magazine’s release of it’s second…

Steve Seleska at Taj Art

Steve Seleska at Taj Art: Alien and Alchemic New Work Taj Art On view through September 30th NELA Art Night reception with special guest Scott Froschauer September 8th 6-9pm   By Genie Davis Steve Seleska’s mixed-media paintings, now on display at Taj Art in Eagle Rock, are a study in depth and perception. They are…