Anna Maria Maiolino at MOCA

Anna Maria Maiolino  through January 22 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles in participation with Pacific Standard Time: La/LA By Shana Nys Dambrot There is a current of low-key, abstractly conceptual, occasionally intimate, corporeal and performative energy that runs throughout MOCA’s PST LA|LA offering, the first major museum survey spanning roughly 60 years of Brazilian artist…

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space

Marisa Merz: The Sky Is A Great Space UCLA Hammer By Nancy Kay Turner Through August 20th   “The Sky is a Great Space,” exhibited in New York at the Met Breuer last spring, is the first and long overdue retrospective of the sculpture, installation and paintings of the prolific ninety-one year old artist Marisa…

Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture at CAAM

Face to Face: Los Angeles Collects Portraiture California African American Museum By Anna Garner Through October 8th   The portrait has remained an innately relatable form; it welcomes the viewer to look at a person for extended periods, something that can be taken as a questionable form of interaction from one person to another. In…