Ten Artists Look South of the Border Loft at Liz’s

  Ten Artists Look South of the Border Loft at Liz’s By Genie Davis through February 6, 2018 South of the Border at Loft at Liz’s is a stellar exhibition, curated by Isabel Rojas-Williams with the Loft’s own Liz Gordon. Part of the Participating Gallery Program of Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, the exhibition addresses not just…

PhotoGRAPHIC at Rose Gallery

PhotoGRAPHIC Rose Gallery By Jody Zellen Through November 23rd   Graciela Iturbide (b. Mexico City, 1942) has been making photographs of people and places in Mexico and abroad since she first picked up a camera in the late 1960s and today she is considered one of Mexico’s most noted photographers. To celebrate her life and…

Art Duet: Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera at LACMA

Art Duet: Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera at LACMA Written by Genie Davis Through May 7th   There is something spiritually wonderful in simply viewing the works of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera side by side. The differences in the two artists’ vision and their similarities, the ways in which both their art education and…

Looking Forward, Pacific Standard Time Round 3: LA/LA

Looking forward, Pacific Standard Time Round 3: LA/LA Opening September 2017 By Jacqueline Bell Johnson   Pacific Standard Time started in 2011 with Art in LA: 1945-1980.  It was a massive series of exhibitions and other events uncovering the Los Angeles’ local art history and revisiting the city’s contributions to the modern art canon.  The…

L.A. Art Show 2017 – Photo Essay

L.A. Art Show 2017 Photo Essay by Julie Faith   On view through Sunday January 15th   The LA Art Show embraces its role as the regions preeminent art fair and emerges as the annual civic celebration of the visual arts. The largest, longest running, most comprehensive art experience on the West Coast will be…

Finding Escapism and Inspiration in Immersive Art Exhibitions

Finding Escapism and Inspiration in Immersive Art Exhibitions By Christine Rasmussen   I go to the movies. So says Tom Wingfield, one of the characters in Tennessee Williams’ 1944 play The Glass Menagerie. Set in the Great Depression, each of Williams’ characters tries to escape his/her destitute life through living in the past, retreating to…