Artist Influencer: Max Presneill

Artist Influencer: Max Presneill By Sydney Walters Max Presneill is a dynamic Los Angeles painter who epitomizes the artistic grind of trial and error by projecting complex nuances onto canvas. He engages with individual reckoning with the unknown and finds solace in community. He generously speaks about how his practice came to be and his…

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud

Art Influencer: Astri Swendsrud Embraces Non-Traditional Routes of Art Presentation By Sydney Walters Los Angeles is notorious for a vivacious arts and entertainment scene. Yet it can be daunting for artists as they muse upon the many places that may be a good launch pad for his or her work. Many artists regard Blue Chip…

Six Artists Define Success

Why am I Doing This Again? Six Artists Define Success By Sydney Walters Every day an artist chooses to renegotiate societal structures in order to make their creative habit a profession. Because this kind of exercise drastically differs from the reliability of structured professions which grant dependable income, artists must also calibrate what it means…

Dark Light is a Masterpiece of Political Relevance

Dark Light is a Masterpiece of Political Relevance. Nicole Eisenman at Susanne Vielmetter Susanne Vielmetter Gallery Through April 21   By Sydney Walters In Dark Light, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects presents a politically dynamic show by artist Nicole Eisenman. In the center of the main gallery, a modern white couch is splattered with black…

Black, The Loft at Liz's; Photo credit Kristine Schomaker

Black at Loft at Liz’s: An Expansion of an Abstract Arena

Black: An Expansion of an Abstract Arena through March 26 The Loft at Liz’s, Los Angeles By Sydney Walters “Black” at The Loft at Liz’s in downtown LA presents a unique examination of the color black. Rather than commonplace tropes of black, such as being a signifier of desolation, dreariness or morbid, “Black” highlights both the…

Gisela Colon: New Sculpture; Image courtesy of Diane Rosenstein Gallery

Experiencing Light, Gisela Colon’s New Work at Diane Rosenstein Gallery

Gisela Colon: New Sculpture, Experiencing Light through March 10 Diane Rosenstein Gallery, Los Angeles By Sydney Walters The “New Sculpture” exhibit at Diane Rosenstein Gallery showcases the renowned work of Gisela Colon, a master of her craft specializing in pushing three-dimensional objects into light-space. “New Sculpture” highlights Colon’s recent innovations that comment on the material…