Edmund de Waal –one way or other–

Edmund de Waal —one way or other— MAK Center | Schindler House, West Hollywood Through January 6, 2019   By Shana Nys Dambrot When it comes to history-minded polymath Edmund de Waal’s artistic practice, ceramicist really does not cover it. But it’s a suitable place to begin, since it is mainly de Waal’s exceptional porcelain sculptures,…

Torrance Art Museum: Forum 1

Torrance Art Museum: FORUM 1 Through December 15th By Genie Davis A wildly diverse and wonderfully eclectic mix of mediums and artwork is the basis of the group show FORUM 1 at Torrance Art Museum. The culmination of a 10 month mentorship program between eighteen young art professionals and more established artists. Participants include Emily…

Book Review: Personal Voices/Cultural Visions – Conversations in the Visual Arts Community, Los Angeles 1994-1996

Personal Voices/Cultural Visions: Conversations in the Visual Arts Community, Los Angeles 1994-1996 produced and published by the Southern California Women’s Caucus for Art and edited by Ann Isolde By Betty Ann Brown Remember, remember always, that all of us, and you and I especially, are descended from immigrants and revolutionists. ~Franklin D. Roosevelt We have…

2018 Inglewood Open Studios

Inglewood Open Studios: Fresh Work, SoCal Feel November 10th and 11th, 2018 By Genie Davis Inglewood Open Studios gave viewers a wonderfully intimate look at fresh work from artists rooted in Southern California culture. This doesn’t at all mean that the art work showed palm trees and sunshine – or nature’s fire-season fury. There is…

Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant

Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant – Vojislav Radovanovic MuzeuMM, Los Angeles On view through November 24th   By Genie Davis Vojislav Radovanovic has created an exhibition so sweet and beautiful it is heartbreaking. With Prayer for Travelers: Diary of an Immigrant, at MuzeuMM through the 24th of November, Radovanovic uses his own experiences in…

Cecilia Paredes at the Museum of Latin America Art

Soulful Self-Portraits: Cecilia Paredes at MOLAA Museum of Latin America Art Through December 30th   By Evan Senn Although history has shown us the significance of self-portraits to our collective humanity and the personal spirit, there are not many contemporary artists that specialize in self-portraits anymore, and even fewer that do it with as much…