William Leavitt’s “Cycladic Figures” at Honor Fraser

William Leavitt “Cycladic Figures” Honor Fraser By Jody Zellen Through October 23rd   Depending on how one enters William Leavitt’s installation Cycladic Figures, one either first confronts paintings or tableaux that in many ways are three-dimensional realizations of Leavitt’s two-dimensional worlds. Leavitt’s mixed media works— Lennie‘s Set, 2016, Faraday Cage, 2015 and Time Granule Generator,…

Constance Mallinson at Jason Vass

Constance Mallinson Unmade Jason Vass By Jody Zellen Through July 22nd     Constance Mallinson is a collector and she has amassed a huge archive of discarded materials— fragments and detritus that has been lost, left behind and forgotten. To collect, Mallinson walks. She keeps her eyes down as she roams the streets, alleys, pathways…

Edgar Arceneaux’s Until, Until, Until… At Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Edgar Arceneaux’s Until, Until, Until…  At Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects By Sydney Walters Through July 1st   In his seventh solo show with Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Edgar Arceneaux’s show Until, Until, Until… recontexualizes black history and pieces together a narrative that gives voice and light to whitewashed media that has viciously misinformed…

Kerry James Marshall at MOCA

Kerry James Marshall: Mastry Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles By Nancy Kay Turner Through July 3rd   “I am invisible, understand simply because people refuse to see me.” Ralph Ellison (Prologue 1) The Invisible Man Viewers should be warned that seeing Kerry James Marshall’s grandly ambitious, densely narrative and very operatic paintings could induce…

A Lush Retrospective: Charles Garabedian at LA Louver

A Lush Retrospective: Charles Garabedian at LA Louver By Genie Davis Through April 1st   LA Louver Gallery offers a strong retrospective of the late Charles Garbedian’s works and a taste of the work of his contemporaries. Spanning six decades, Garabedian’s exciting narrative paintings and sculptures were both figurative and abstract, taking on large-scale themes…