A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray

A Matter of Public Record at Durden and Ray through September 29th   By Patrick Quinn Our current presidential administration has managed to do something that hasn’t happened in decades; make political art more than just relevant – now it’s hip and trendy as well. We are a country divided not only by policy, but by…

STATIC at Durden and Ray

STATIC at Durden and Ray through Dec 30 Durden and Ray, Los Angeles by Jody Zellen Static, by definition, has myriad meanings, all apt to the exhibition STATIC at Durden and Ray. Curated by Dani Dodge and Alanna Marcelletti, the show includes both artists and journalists. Static can be defined as lack of movement, as in…

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out

Los Angeles Artist Collectives You Should Check Out By Diane Williams   Breaking through the art world has never been more challenging. Folding or merging art galleries and limited government funded art programs are making the competition extremely high along with the saturation of artists producing and showing artwork. The intensely competitive art market is…

A MAS Attack: The End Is Just The Beginning

A MAS Attack: The End Is Just The Beginning By Jacqueline Bell Johnson   The final MAS Attack exhibition, MAS 13 happened last Saturday at the Torrance Art Museum (TAM) where scores of artists made an appearance to bid farewell and to celebrate what makes these shows great. MAS stands for Mutual Appreciation Society, and…