Astrid Preston at Craig Krull Gallery

Astrid Preston, Upside Down World Craig Krull Gallery By Jody Zellen Through November 25, 2017   Astrid Preston paints the landscape. She is infatuated by the wonders and beauty of nature and her works often depict rolling hills, ponds with lily pads and flower-filled gardens glistening in the daylight. While how and what is seen is…

Sarah Ann Weber: Scenic View at Club Pro, Los Angeles

Sarah Ann Weber: Scenic View Club Pro, Los Angeles By Shana Nys Dambrot Through July 12th   Unapologetically beautiful but also a bit awkward; florid and verdant and teeming with floras and arboreals, rendered in a rather sickly sweet palette — the unnatural Nature of Sarah Ann Weber’s Scenic View offers dystopian idylls, in landscapes…

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…

Natural Selections at The Brand Library and Art Center

Natural Selections The Brand Library and Art Center By Amy Kaeser Through July 1st   Set against the green hills of Glendale, CA, The Brand Library and Art Center hosts the current exhibition Natural Selections. Five women artists; Amabelle Aquiluz, Sarajo Frieden, Wakana Kimura, Karin Lanzoni, and Hiroko Yoshimoto explore multiple variations on the theme…