The 4th Mexicali Biennial at LACE

The Mexicali Biennial Turns Four at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) June 8th and 9th, 2018 By Genie Davis The 4th Mexicali Biennial, Calafia: Manifesting the Terrestrial Paradise, opened at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions June 8th and 9th, with vibrant, visceral programming beginning an event that will take place throughout the rest of this year…

Samira Yamin, Names Printed in Black, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions); Photo courtesy of the artist

LACE Emerging Curators Program: Names Printed in Black

LACE Emerging Curators Program: Names Printed in Black Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles through February 11 By Genie Davis Curated by Emily Butts, “Names Printed in Black” is a powerful exhibition, a selection of the LACE Emerging Curators Program. The show runs through February 11th. “Names Printed in Black” is a valuable show,…

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…