Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows

Studio Visit: Camilla Taylor, Seeker of Shadows By Gary Brewer   “Actually, however, life begins less by reaching upward, than by turning upon itself. But what a marvelously insidious, subtle image of life a coiling vital principle would be! And how many dreams the leftward oriented shell, or one that did not conform to the…

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…

Carlson Hatton at Patrick Painter

Carlson Hatton, Memory of a Rock at Patrick Painter It’s Complicated By Lorraine Heitzman  Through May 6th   For people who like their art simple and sedate, Carlson Hatton’s current show at Patrick Painter in Bergamot Station may not be to their taste. However, for those who are drawn towards dense compositions and mind-bending complexities just shy…