Studio Visit: Kio Griffith, Between Worlds

Studio Visit: Kio Griffith, Between Worlds By Gary Brewer   “At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey, down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy with preparations for it. After that, there remains only the journey itself, which is nothing but the process through which…

Richard Bruland and the Art of Bebop

Richard Bruland and the Art of Bebop By Genie Davis   Bebop Records is celebrating its 35th anniversary with a display of the shop and concert venue’s iconic posters. While live events are in the works for the future – spoken word and music – visiting the Highland Park shop Social Studies to see the…

Kira Vollman: Music of the Mind

Kira Vollman: Music of the Mind By Genie Davis   She calls herself a scavenger. Kira Vollman is both a visual and audio artist, and her recent exhibition, Ascending Intervals, just closed at the Neutra Institute and Museum in Silverlake, is a perfect example of the artist’s strong sense of movement and music. Using wire…

COLA 20 at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery

COLA 20 at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery By H.C. Arnold Through July 2nd   Putting on a retrospective for 271 artists would be a daunting task for even the most seasoned curator. Managing the logistics of the installation while juggling the particulars of each work would be impossible. With COLA 20, on view…

Edith Beaucage is Vibrating off the Walls at Luis De Jesus

Edith Beaucage Sequencer – Spectrum – Reverb Written by Annie Seaton   Edith Beaucage’s paintings pulsate with bright acrylic pigments at the Luis De Jesus Gallery in Culver City. This fresh and inspiring exhibition, “Sequencer – Spectrum – Reverb,” features 25 mostly small-to-medium sized paintings that interact with each other playfully. Beaucage’s world is filled…