Fool’s Gold at Noysky Projects

All That Glitters: Fool’s Gold at Noysky Projects ‘Challenging myth in an era of misinformation’ Through October 14th   By Genie Davis Myths and reality, images and dreams. The real, the unreal, the shine of illusion, and how that shimmering blinds us. These are the thematic underpinnings of a potent exhibition at Noysky Projects. Featuring…

Final Round Up: Studio System 2 at TAM

Final Round Up: Studio System 2 at Torrance Art Museum By Lawrence Gipe After spending the month of June creating work, the 12 artists participating in the Studio System 2 residency at the Torrance Art Museum displayed the results of their labors at a closing reception on June 30. It was this author’s pleasure and privilege…

Studio Systems II at Torrance Art Museum: Half-Time

Half-Time at Studio System 2018 Torrance Art Museum By Lawrence Gipe Studio System 2018 is the brainchild of Max Presneill, the Torrance Art Museum’s director, curator and a dynamic impresario in the LA art world. One of Presneill’s themes as an organizer is an exploration into the nature of chemistry between artists. In his (now…

Book Club: Speedboat, Durden and Ray; Photo credit Genie Davis

“Book Club: Speedboat” Makes Art Waves at Durden and Ray

Book Club: Speedboat Makes Art Waves through February 24 Durden and Ray, Los Angeles By Genie Davis It’s simply a terrific idea: shape an art exhibition around a book that’s art-inspiring. At Durden and Ray through February 24th, curator Steven Wolkoff presents his second book club project, this one inspired by Renata Adler’s Speedboat, an…

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…

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s “Round Won”

Divide and Conquer, Durden and Ray’s Round Won By Sydney Walters Through March 26th   Durden and Ray’s opening show, Round Won, introduces an exciting platform inviting private studios and intimate spaces to participate in a broader discussion.  This artist collective aims to take advantage of the melting pot of culture and creativity Los Angeles…

The Brand Library Celebrates LA Area Art Collectives

The Collectivists at the Brand Library & Art Center By Lorraine Heitzman Through March 12th   There are many notable things about The Collectivists currently at the Brand Library; perhaps most significant is the vibrant community of artists in Los Angeles that warrants an exhibit like this in the first place. Through a filter of…