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2018 L.A. Art Fair Preview – Monthly Art Column

By Jeff Davis Once again the Art Show season is starting in LA and around the world. Art Basel Miami will have already opened and closed by the time you read this, but fear not, LA’s art shows won’t open until January and the guide below will help you pick and choose from the diverse…

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Monthly Art Column – November 2017

Dinh Q. Lê: “The Scrolls: Distortion” is on exhibit at Schoshana Wayne Gallery through Dec. 23.   This is the artist’s 7th solo exhibition at the gallery. “The Scrolls Distortion” is a continuation of the artist’s work dealing with memory. Previous series focused on fragmented memory or piecing together/reconciling of painful histories while this exhibit emphasizes…

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Studio Visit – Eric Zammitt: October 2017

Recently, a friend recommended that I take a look at L.A. native Eric Zammitt’s stunning acrylic plastic wall works and luminescent floor sculptures, however, he is represented by galleries located in San Francisco and Santa Fe – too far for my weekend drive. Since he is based in LA, I reached out via his website…

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September Art Column

By Jeff Davis The Getty sponsored Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA (“PST”) kicks off this month and runs through January 2018. PST is a far-reaching and ambitious exploration of Latin American and Latino art in dialogue with Los Angeles. More than 80 exhibitions are planned across Southern California, from Santa Barbara to San Diego and LA…

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Monthly Art Column – August 2017

Brad Miller: Stones & Object Relations Theory is on exhibit through August 19th at Edward Cella Art and Architecture in Culver City. The show presents Miller’s latest ceramic wall sculptures, abstract ceramic stonework and paintings. The first thing you notice about artist’s work is the relationship to nature and life systems. They are not just decorative…

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Monthly Art Column – July 2017

  Doublespeak: Yale MFA Photography 2017 is currently on exhibit at Shulamit Nazarian through August 5, 2017. Over 50 works by ten Yale University MFA Photography graduates are on display at the gallery. The photos were taken over a unique two year span beginning in 2015, coinciding with the presidential nomination process and continuing through the early…

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June Art Column

By Jeff Davis Jeff Koon’s latest exhibition of his gargantuan polished metal sculptures, stark white plasters and relatively smaller scale mixed media paintings has been extended through August 18 at Gagosian in Beverly. The massive stainless steel transparent colored works are clearly the stars of the show. As you walk into the main space your…

March 2017 Art Column
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March 2017 Art Column

By Jeff Davis Christine Frerichs’ solo exhibition, “Beacon”, runs through April 15 at Klowdenmann in Culver City. The focus of her work revolves around color, light and landscapes to emote feelings, moods and meaning from time spent living and working in Los Angeles, New York and Tucson. Her abstract landscapes and symbolic portraits using wax,…

February Art Column
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February Art Column

By Jeff Davis Movie costumes from the 25th Annual Art of Motion Picture Costume Design show are now on exhibit at The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising Museum & Galleries (“FIDM”) through April 22. Both current and past season film fashions are on display including Oscar nominated La La Land, Hidden Figures and Fences…

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  By Jeff Davis “Ironic Icons, The Art of Valentin Popov” is on exhibit at the Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) through March 19. The majority of the more than 60 works on display combine images of American superheroes and corporate logos such as Batman, Wonder Woman, Spiderman, Mickey Mouse, Facebook, etc.) with religious…

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