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…

Art, Architecture, and Collage at George Billis Gallery

Art, Architecture, and Collage at George Billis Gallery By Genie Davis   Just closed at George Billis Gallery, two solo shows; Michael Cutlip’s first with the gallery, Transition; and Danny Heller’s fifth, Modern Leisure. Heller’s exhibition showcases the artist’s highly realistic oil paintings, images which focus on Mid-Century Modern residential architecture. But each of his works carries…

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…

Looking Back: Art Palm Springs 2017

Looking Back: Art Palm Springs 2017 By Jacqueline Bell Johnson   Art Fairs are a very peculiar beast.  It is a great way to see new work -a whole bunch of it- in one place, with one admission fee, and in one day.  It’s a chance to see (and with a little courage) meet gallerists in…

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.…

Robolights: The Art of Kenny Irwin

Robolights: The Art of Kenny Irwin By Genie Davis In the quiet residential Movie Colony neighborhood of Palm Springs, an amazing and surreal fantasy springs to life every holiday season. Robolights is an edgy, whimsical art wonderland created by Kenny Irwin on what was until recently his father’s four-acre property. (Kenny Irwin, Sr. passed away in…