Studio Visit: Kio Griffith, Between Worlds

Studio Visit: Kio Griffith, Between Worlds By Gary Brewer   “At no time are we ever in such complete possession of a journey, down to its last nook and cranny, as when we are busy with preparations for it. After that, there remains only the journey itself, which is nothing but the process through which…

Jeanine Oleson at Commonwealth and Council

Jeanine Oleson: Can you feel it? Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles By Amy Kaeser Through August 19th   Commonwealth and Council’s location is off the beaten path. A simple piece of paper taped to a glass front door, in an industrial neighborhood, somewhere off Wilshire Boulevard, is the only indication of the gallery’s presence. Up…

Biologue: A New Musical by Trisha Baga

Biologue A New Musical by Trisha Baga 356 S. Mission Road By Jody Zellen Through March 19th   For her immersive installation at 356 Mission, New York based multi-media artist Trisha Baga intertwines personal images with those culled from pop culture to create an environment through which viewers traverse, trying to connect the dots between the projections…

Karl Haendel: Drawing the American Ego

Karl Haendel: Drawing the American Ego By Sydney Walters Through February 11th   This month, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects has transformed into a space ripe with sexual and post-election tension. Karl Haendel’s solo show, “BY AND BY,” is a collection of drawings, a video and a sound piece that explore the complexity of indulging…

Chris Natrop “Silver Sun Supernova” at Cooper Design Space

Chris Natrop: Silver Sun Supernova Long-term site-specific installation at Cooper Design Space, DTLA By Shana Nys Dambrot   Chris Natrop is not a sculptor, or a painter, not really. But he works in both large-scale quasi-sculptural installation and conventional wall-framed idioms, often using paint in addition to lighting, video, and audio elements to augment his…