Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery

Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery By Genie Davis Through November 19th   Filled with light, color, and form, Diasporagasm at SBC SoLA Gallery through November 19th presents the vibrant work of artists Bright Ackwerh, Kwame Akoto, Lavialle Campbell, Florine Demosthene, June Edmonds, Cole James, Jeffrey Meris, Jodi Minnis, Nii Kotei Nikoi, Keisha Oliver, Duane Paul, Gio…

“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace

“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace By Sydney Walters Through October 1st   While pondering what to create, many artists consider not only what he or she wants to create, but what they know will sell. After all, artists need to make a living somehow. It is this tension between desire, practicality, value and waste that…

Documenta 14

Documenta 14 By Jody Zellen   I arrived at Documenta after visiting the Venice Biennale and Sculpture Project Muenster. These three exhibitions line up every ten years and while it is overwhelming to visit them all, it is also a rare treat. The map for Documenta 14 listed 32 venues. This did not include Athens…

Lipschutz or Lipschutz at MaRS

Lipschutz or Lipschutz at MaRS By Genie Davis Through July 22nd   Through July 22nd at Museum as Retail Space the father and son duo of Jeff Lipschutz and Michael Lipschutz exhibit the eponymous Lipschutz or Lipschutz. A collection of 15 large paintings and 25 sculptures, the installation is about two generations exploring the new…

Studio Visit: Paul Paiement, Synthetic Hybrid Spirituality

Studio Visit: Paul Paiement, Synthetic Hybrid Spirituality By Gary Brewer   “Through the process of coevolution human ideas find there way into natural facts: the contours of a tulip’s petals say, or the precise tang of a lonagold apple…the offspring of the ancient marriage of plants and people are far stranger and more marvelous than…

“Twenty-One” at Subliminal Projects

“Twenty-One” at Subliminal Projects By Evan Senn Through July 15th   In Los Angeles, the art world is more than not a competitive industry of buying and selling goods. The competition in this city for creative expression and artwork with market value often times removes a large part of why most people are drawn to…