PRISMS: Five Artists Make Magic With Light at FOCA

PRISMS: Five Artists Make Magic With Light through Friday, March 23 Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles By Patrick Quinn Can light be art? Or more to the point, can one manipulate light to create art? It’s a unique creative medium that most would associate with the Burning Man Festival rather than a respected art museum.…

Samira Yamin, Names Printed in Black, LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions); Photo courtesy of the artist

LACE Emerging Curators Program: Names Printed in Black

LACE Emerging Curators Program: Names Printed in Black Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), Los Angeles through February 11 By Genie Davis Curated by Emily Butts, “Names Printed in Black” is a powerful exhibition, a selection of the LACE Emerging Curators Program. The show runs through February 11th. “Names Printed in Black” is a valuable show,…

Lipschutz or Lipschutz at MaRS

Lipschutz or Lipschutz at MaRS By Genie Davis Through July 22nd   Through July 22nd at Museum as Retail Space the father and son duo of Jeff Lipschutz and Michael Lipschutz exhibit the eponymous Lipschutz or Lipschutz. A collection of 15 large paintings and 25 sculptures, the installation is about two generations exploring the new…

Dean Byington’s The Theory of Machines at Kohn Gallery

Dean Byington’s The Theory of Machines Kohn Gallery By Genie Davis Through June 30th   With Dean Byington’s first solo show at the Kohn Gallery, The Theory of Machines, viewers will enter a dystopian world that’s as detailed and absorbing as it is somehow disturbingly familiar. This is an artist’s take on our current world,…

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…

April Bey: Fierce Beauty and Feminism

April Bey: Fierce Beauty and Feminism By Genie Davis Through April 2nd   At Coagula Curatorial through April 2nd, April Bey’s “Comply” is a tribute to women. The fierce beauty and feminism in her work reveals the female as a goddess, a queen, a bold and unrelenting force that is both spiritual and physical. Bey…