“Spirited Away,” Belkis Ayon at the Fowler

“Spirited Away” By Nancy Kay Turner   “We do not know enough about the unknown to know that it is unknowable.” G.K.Chesterton NKAME is the title of the retrospective exhibition at The Fowler Museum at UCLA that closed in February. The show introduced the haunting collographs of Cuban printmaker Belkis Ayon to new audiences. Though…

A Lush Retrospective: Charles Garabedian at LA Louver

A Lush Retrospective: Charles Garabedian at LA Louver By Genie Davis Through April 1st   LA Louver Gallery offers a strong retrospective of the late Charles Garbedian’s works and a taste of the work of his contemporaries. Spanning six decades, Garabedian’s exciting narrative paintings and sculptures were both figurative and abstract, taking on large-scale themes…

A Radiant Retrospective: Jim Morphesis at Garboushian Gallery

A Radiant Retrospective: Jim Morphesis at Garboushian Gallery By Genie Davis Through February 14th Now through February 14th, the Garboushian Gallery is offering a four-decade retrospective of Jim Morphesis’ art in Selected Works 1974 – 2016. The show’s wide range encompasses far more than the artist’s significance as a neo-expressionist. The gallery’s insightful exhibition reveals…

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein at the Skirball

Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein at the Skirball By Genie Davis Through March 12th   At the Skirball Cultural Center through March 12th, 2017, Pop for the People: Roy Lichtenstein in L.A. is a beautifully assembled homage to the artist known for his dots, lines, and bright primary colors. His images are now iconic, replicated…