This Week in L.A. Art
- Rainbow Connections: Arts Calendar December 9 – 15by Shana Nys Dambrot on December 8, 2021 at 4:08 pm
A new gallery space for cryptoart, a new book from everyone’s favorite young poet, a new generation of visual artists introduce themselves, a poet and a dancer walk into a theater, a pair of Baltimore painters hold court in L.A., a new digital theater experience, gallery shows open, museum shows close, performance art, rainbow flag The post Rainbow Connections: Arts Calendar December 9 – 15 appeared first on LA Weekly.
- Meet Recombinant Sculptor Debra Brozby Shana Nys Dambrot on December 6, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Sculptor Debra Broz crafts her mixed media pieces by rescuing second-hand ceramic figures, stuffed toys and sometimes furniture — then using her skill set in ceramics restoration to recombine them into reinvented, hybrid and even paradoxical creatures. Both nostalgic and unsettling, once discarded but once again beloved, her objects question and derail the original intentions The post Meet Recombinant Sculptor Debra Broz appeared first on LA Weekly.
- Conflict Into Poetry, Disorientation Into Art: Revolution Everywhere and The Messiah Triangle at UCIby Liz Goldner on December 3, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Two complementary exhibitions, Revolution Everywhere and The Messiah Triangle at UC Irvine galleries delve into the disorientation, sense of impending doom and ultimately hope in the Middle East and beyond. Juli Carson, UCI Professor of Art, curator and gallery director, explains, “The projects we commission provoke intelligent debate on the subject of art in its The post Conflict Into Poetry, Disorientation Into Art: <I>Revolution Everywhere</i> and <I>The Messiah Triangle</i> at UCI appeared first on LA Weekly.
- Heart & Soul: Arts Calendar December 2 – 8by Shana Nys Dambrot on December 1, 2021 at 4:00 pm
The week’s arts calendar is filled with soulful abstraction, heartfelt storytelling, legends of photography, performance activating museum spaces, NFTs critiquing the metaverse and changing the world, zines from space and sculptures that might be, and an erotic art festival that keeps making history. Thursday, December 2 Mary Ellen Mark: Remarkable Women & Ralph Gibson: Sacred The post Heart & Soul: Arts Calendar December 2 – 8 appeared first on LA Weekly.
- Meet Poetic Sketcher Sheila Darceyby Shana Nys Dambrot on November 29, 2021 at 4:00 pm
Sheila Darcey believes that art healed her soul, and everything she does is about sharing that powerful tool for self-care with the world. Her unique drawing style is intuitive, abstract and organic, covering the page with flourishes and flushes of detail in a manner evoking Surrealist automatic drawing. It’s made in a flow state as The post Meet Poetic Sketcher Sheila Darcey appeared first on LA Weekly.
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