Artist Jose Bonell traverses and reinterprets the world of folk and fairy tales, challenging the myth of the one and only “soulmate” who comes to the rescue.
Snake whisky still life and other stories tackles the stereotyping, misrepresentation, and appropriation of Indigenous cultures.
Wrestling is less a physical act than a psychological space in Mark Yang’s paintings.
Like a creeping scent, Sean Raspet’s exhibition works its way through the viewer’s psyche almost imperceptibly.
Carter’s paintings gesture toward unknown realms, whether death or nonhuman consciousness.
LOS ANGELES — April Street’s solo exhibition Lay Down Your Arms, currently on view at the West Hollywood gallery Various Small Fires, is both visually engaging and spatially distinct.
The 2015 Armory Show delivers pretty much what you’d expect of the 2015 Armory Show: some quite good art, some pretty bad art, and a lot of completely harmless stuff in between.
LOS ANGELES — The rivalry between New York and Los Angeles runs deep: seasons vs. sunshine, pizza vs. tacos, Biggie vs. Tupac. For the art world, add to that list opening nights.
Every year, the Armory Show art fair chooses an area of the globe to zoom in on for its Focus section, a curated selection of mostly emerging galleries that often includes some of the fair’s chief highlights and surprises. For 2013, the Armory’s Focus section takes on its own home base, the United States. We all know the art world can be a little narcissistic, but at first this sounded ridiculous.