Archives for posts tagged ‘LA’

Amanda Ross-Ho

Amanda Ross-Ho Work from The Character and Shape of Illuminated Things Los Angeles-based artist Amanda Ross-Ho’s first outdoor public art project,THE CHARACTER AND SHAPE OF ILLUMINATED THINGS, explores how photography is similar to the act of seeing. The title of the exhibition is adapted from the 1980 photography handbook How to Control and Use Photographic Lighting, which […]

Joel Dean

Joel Dean Work from The Mutant and the Melody at Jancar Jones. The show takes its structure from the dichotomy of an ancient form of cultural inheritance, the fable. It includes two pieces that remain in flux for the full duration of the exhibition. Like the driving forces in the narrative of a fable, the […]

Emilie Halpern

Emilie Halpern Work from her oeuvre. “Emilie Halpern’s new exhibition of sculpture and photography at Pepin Moore is both poetic and diffuse, tracing somewhat mystical connections between astronomy, geography and ancientEgyptian mythology. Halpern has a knack for quiet,elegant pieces that gesture toward larger existential questions, but in this case she seems to be stretching a […]

Hugh Brown

Hugh Brown Work from Allegedly: New Chainsaw Works. “Hugh Brown first cut his teeth as a chainsaw collector and punk rock aficionado; an unlikely pairing that spawned a Grammy award-winning music-packaging design artist and an obsessive appropriation artist compelled to insert chainsaw references into brilliant forgeries of Ed Ruscha, Jackson Pollack, Ed Keinholz, John Baldessari […]

Andrew Bush

Andrew Bush Work from Vector Portraits. I can’t recall where or when I first encountered this work, but today is a good day for it. You can buy the book here. “A century ago, the first affordable, mass-produced automobile rolled off assembly lines: the Model T. Sensing it would spark a social revolution, its creator, […]

Alex Prager

Alex Prager Work from The Big Valley.  There is a peculiar Cindy Sherman meets Alfred Hitchcock quality that brought me to explore this work further, and I am not surprised at all to find that I am not the only one to have thought along those lines. Collection of reviews here. “Prager photographs her female […]