Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017

Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017   From Kerry James Marshall to Kim Abeles, Shoshana Wayne to MOAH, women, immigrants and the resistance, Art and Cake asked our art critics to name their favorite 5 shows of 2017. Here is what they had to say: Lorraine Heitzman Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, MOCA Chagall: Fantasies…

Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art

Kinesthesia: Latin American Kinetic Art (1954-1969) through January 16 In participation with Pacific Standard Time La/La at the Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs By Mario Vasquez “Kinesthesia” is defined in the Oxford Dictionary, “as awareness of the position and movement of the parts of the body by means of sensory organs (proprioceptors) in the…

The Women of Abstract Expressionism

The Women of Abstract Expressionism By Lorraine Heitzman Through May 28th   The current show at the Palm Springs Art Museum examines the famously testosterone fueled abstract expressionist movement through the lens of a dozen women painters working from the late 1940’s through the 1950’s. First conceived by the Denver Art Museum, this important exhibition calls…

Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X

Jeffrey Gibson is ALIVE at Desert X Gibson brings his unique vision of the desert to life for the inaugural Desert X By H.C. Arnold Through April 30th   Neville Wakefield believes that if the Coachella Valley can host a globally-hyped music festival, then it can also be home to a biennale style art extravaganza.…