What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out

What’s Hot in L.A.? Art Events You Should Check Out UPCOMING OPENINGS February 17th Alchemy or Chemistry Group Exhibition Opening TribalCafe EchoPark 1651 W Temple St, Los Angeles, California 90026 Opening February 17 4-630pm For more information Dani Dodge: Then/Now at Shoebox Projects Shoebox Projects 660 South Avenue 21 #3, Los Angeles, California 90031 February…

Dani Dodge: “Then/Now” at Shoebox Projects

  Dani Dodge: “Then/Now” Reception Saturday, February 17, 4-6pm Shoebox Projects, Los Angeles   By Jennifer Susan Jones Two years ago, in an effort to overcome her profound fear of gunfire, former war correspondent turned installation artist Dani Dodge painted five large pieces of watercolor paper in soothing colors, purchased firecrackers, and drove to a…

Gifts of the Body, New Work by Kristine Schomaker

Gifts of the Body, New Work by Kristine Schomaker through March 18th Ark Arts, Altadena “Fat-bashing in all its varied forms–criticism, exclusion, shaming, fat talk, self-deprecation, jokes, gossip, bullying–is one of the last acceptable forms of prejudice. From a very young age, before they can walk away or defend themselves, women are taught that they…

StART Up Art Fair 2018

StART Up Art Fair 2018 The Kinney, Venice   By Genie Davis This year’s iteration of the StART Up Art Fair, it’s third in LA, moved from Hollywood to Venice. Fifty-two rooms on the second and third floor of the remodeled sleek motel, The Kinney, served as ersatz galleries for a wide range of artists.…

Sacrificial Lamb at Lethal Amounts Gallery

Fun with Taxidermy in Sacrificial Lamb through Feb 8 Lethal Amounts Gallery, Los Angeles   By Jennifer Susan Jones In late-nineteenth-century England, Montagu Browne had a section of his book, Practical Taxidermy, entirely devoted to “mirth-provoking characters” – animals presented anthropomorphically, such as crows playing the violin, squirrels as Romeo, and frogs doing all sorts…