Shepard Fairey: Damaged

Shepard Fairey: Damaged Presented by Obey Giant and Library Street Collective at Werkartz Through December 17th By Shana Nys Dambrot Photos by Stephen Levey, Shana Nys Dambrot and Werkartz   Each one of the big, bigger, and biggest new paintings in this sprawling exhibition is in itself animated by the same layer upon layer, peeling,…

#girlgaze: UNCENSORED at Subliminal Projects

  #girlgaze: UNCENSORED at Subliminal Projects By Sara Fortson   The art world, just like the world in general, is exceptionally male dominated.  There may not be more men in the world as far as numbers, but their presence in the workplace and the media is ever present.  In 2017 women have found that we have…

Deconstructing Liberty: A Destiny Manifested

Deconstructing Liberty: A Destiny Manifested at Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center, Anaheim by Liz Goldner Through October 15th   As one of the first “Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA” (Latin American & Latino Art in LA) exhibitions to open, Deconstructing Liberty presents a forthright, proactive perspective with a goal to, “question ideas traditionally associated with American…

Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America”

Diane Williams Weaves Multicultural Magic in “My America” Shoebox Projects by Genie Davis   In the latest artist residency and exhibition at Shoebox Projects located in The Brewery arts complex, Diane Williams nails the immigrant experience with an installation that actively involves viewers and turns them into participants. And participants we all are: America is…

Black Mirror at Charlie James Gallery

Black Mirror at Charlie James Gallery Fighting for Survival By Jacqueline Bell Johnson Through May 13th   In the bunker-like basement space of Charlie James Gallery resides the exhibition, Black Mirror.  Curated by Julia Schwartz, it is easily labeled a political show.  However, the collection of works can be seen another way: an exploration of how…

Art Duet: Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera at LACMA

Art Duet: Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera at LACMA Written by Genie Davis Through May 7th   There is something spiritually wonderful in simply viewing the works of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera side by side. The differences in the two artists’ vision and their similarities, the ways in which both their art education and…