On view through November 9th are Kiki Smith River Light and Outlooks: Martha Tuttle, two separate exhibitions that share an installation art character in that they are made of many parts, but otherwise very different in feel and temperament.
In his current exhibition, CAPRICE, on view at The Red Head Gallery, artist Ian Mackay, has his finger on the electrical pulse of our current socio-political ethos.
Finding Sanity in Madness: exhibition review of “Ancestral Mindscapes” by Rick Miller, Jules Koostachin, and Geneviève Thibault at Tangled Art + Disability art gallery.
This film is not for everybody.
To anyone that loves finding poetry in grotesque abjection: watch it. Try to sit through the whole thing. You can do it, and you will love it because it hurts. Matthew Barney made me think about my insides for about 7 hours.
The ambitious but uneven group show INTO THE WOODS starts with a quote from the Brothers Grimm’s Hansel and Gretel:
“Early tomorrow morning we will take the children out into the forest to where it is the thickest. …”
I had a chance to see Greg Miller’s “J Street” at the gallery. In the exhibition I encountered large, overcrowded canvases with depressing color combinations, paint drips extending lethargically downward, I felt as if I was in a gallery of wallpaper peeling off the wall.
What living and dating in Hollywood has done to Eric White’s Art.
I think that there’s something about living in Los Angeles, as I once have, that breaks people. It hollows them out, and fills them with images that are not their own.
But is any of that in the art? Is Mark Benson in the art? Is there heart in the art? No. It’s all too cynical. There is too much about other people and their stuff, and their stories – those dead vanished people and their awesome weekends.
Jordan Doner’s debut solo show at Serge Sorokko Gallery called A Revolution in Luxury, is part of the artist’s ongoing series about fashion, consumption, and vague concepts of utopia.
Billed as the summer of great American art, and promoted as “the largest outdoor art show ever conceived.” The Art Everywhere US campaign was comprised of 58 artworks, reproduced to a total of 50,000 times, and seen from coast-to-coast throughout August 2014.