Daniel Joseph Martinez at Roberts & Tilton

Daniel Joseph Martinez I am Ulrike Meinhof or (someone once told me time is a flat circle) Roberts & Tilton By Jody Zellen Through December 16   For Daniel Joseph Martinez, art and politics are inseparable. Martinez is known to shock and challenge viewers but never without purpose. His projects are extremely specific, well researched and…

“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace

“SELF RELIANCE 2017” at NowSpace By Sydney Walters Through October 1st   While pondering what to create, many artists consider not only what he or she wants to create, but what they know will sell. After all, artists need to make a living somehow. It is this tension between desire, practicality, value and waste that…

Maiden LA: No Summer Doldrums  – August Art Happenings

Maiden LA: No Summer Doldrums  – August Art Happenings By Genie Davis   Co-organized by Salomeh Grace and Molly Schulman, Maiden LA is a rich, county-wide canvas of art events. Taking place in galleries, alternative spaces, and throughout the city itself, the vast panoply of art events is as inclusive as it is eclectic. There are…

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…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar…

A Painter and a Performance Artist walk into a Bar… A Collaboration between Virginia Broersma and Natalie Mik Grab Bag Studio, Long Beach, CA By Amy Kaeser Through June 25th   Starting something new is always exciting and nerve-racking at the same time, especially when you make that experiment public. The exhibition, “A Painter and…

Book Club: Going Native at Durden and Ray

Book Club: Going Native at Durden and Ray By Sydney Walters Through May 28th   For Durden and Ray’s latest show, Book Club: Going Native, curator Stephen Wolkoff assembled artists he knew could take a bizarre novel and produce experimental and innovative art. He asked a bartender, a hair stylist, an architect and a composer…