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…

The Cultural Hub that is Avenue 50 Studio

The Cultural Hub that is Avenue 50 Studio By Patrick Quinn Through April 6th     It wasn’t that long ago that the neighborhoods that make up N.E. Los Angeles were unknown to most Angelinos.  Eagle Rock was just a big boulder you drove by on the way to Pasadena.  Highland Park was where the…

Male or Female? You Decide

Male or Female? You Decide By Sydney Walters Through May 13th   The Beall Center for Art + Technology presents Masculine  Feminine, a show that acts as a rebuttal to the limitations society has placed on gender. Curated by David Familian and Micol Hebron, this multi-medium exhibit declares that gender identity ought to be…