This Brush for Hire at ICA LA

This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich and Many Other Artists at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (ICA LA) Organized by Meg Cranston and John Baldessari Though September 2, 2018 By Jody Zellen It is an open secret that many artists hire out, working with fabricators in the production of their artwork. These artists, artisans…

From Pangs to Pangolins at Shulamit Nazarian

From Pangs to Pangolins at Shulamit Nazarian Curated by Trenton Doyle Hancock Through July 14 By Lorraine Heitzman It should come as no surprise that Shulamit Nazarian’s group exhibition, From Pangs to Pangolins, is a comic and wry look at the world; these are the same qualities most often associated with curator Trenton Doyle Hancock’s…

Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017

Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017   From Kerry James Marshall to Kim Abeles, Shoshana Wayne to MOAH, women, immigrants and the resistance, Art and Cake asked our art critics to name their favorite 5 shows of 2017. Here is what they had to say: Lorraine Heitzman Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, MOCA Chagall: Fantasies…

Mike Kelley at Hauser & Wirth

Mike Kelley at Hauser & Wirth Kandors 1999-2011 By Lorraine Heitzman Through January 21st   Lacking a physical presence, memories are enigmatic and ephemeral things that may haunt us for unknown reasons or reveal the truth embedded and enshrouded in a reconstructed past. Such moments of longing and revelation are powerful and transformative which explains…