Jonesy’s PACK in Artforum 10.24.18

Matt Savitsky, Don't Kiss Me. Performance view, Klowden Mann, Culver City, CA, 2018. Photo: Andy Campbell.

PACK MENTALITY
 
October 24, 2018 • Culver City • Andy Campbell on “Jonesy’s Pack” fashion show

“I’M A LESBIAN RODEO CLOWN,” crowed Lex Vaughn. “My mom was a dick-puncher, and my dad was an ass-muncher.” Besides breaking biography as a genre, Vaughn, whose comic timing is only superseded by her charm, expertly played the part of emcee this week at Jonesy’s fashion-show-performance-cum-exhibition, titled “Jonesy’s Pack.” ... (read more)

Rodrigo Valenzuela in Artsy Editorial 10.16.18

Artist Rodrigo Valenzuela works with a student during an open studio at UCLA. Photo by Reed Hutchinson. Courtesy of UCLA.

Six Artists Working as Teachers Share the Lessons They’ve Learned
 

Benjamin Sutton
Oct 16, 2018 1:10 pm

Artists’ creativity often extends to the ways they make a living. The most famous may live off their studio practices, but many more cobble together a livelihood from sales of their art, grants, freelance work, and day jobs. For tens of thousands of artists ... (read more)

Rodrigo Valenzuela in The Architect’s Newspaper 10.11.18

The Orange County Museum of Art will be opening a temporary facility at the South Coast Plaza mall as its new Morphosis-designed facilities undergo construction. (Courtesy Morphosis Architects)

California’s Orange County Museum of Art to open satellite location while Morphosis builds
 
By ANTONIO PACHECO • October 11, 2018
The Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) in Santa Ana, California, is planning to open a new temporary gallery space in the South Coast Plaza Village on November 3 as work on a new 52,... (read more)

Rodrigo Valenzuela in Daily Bruin 10.4.18

Four UCLA faculty members from vastly different academic disciplines discussed the meaning of space at a panel Tuesday. (Photo courtesy of UCLA Arts)

Hybrid course and “10 Questions” series offer interdisciplinary answers about space
 
BY JULIA SHAPERO
Posted: October 4, 2018 1:48 am
Four UCLA professors, from disciplines ranging from nanoscience to architecture, attempted to answer the question, “What is Space?” Tuesday night at the first session of a new lecture series from the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture.Space ... (read more)

Debra Scacco in ZDNet 9.14.18

Artists use AR to display politically-charged art in provocative places
 
Billed as the first truly interactive fine-art augmented reality experience, this may be the birth of a new medium
By Greg Nichols | September 14, 2018 -- 11:40 GMT (04:40 PDT) | Topic: Virtual Reality
Politically-charged art has been cropping up in provocative locations around the world over the past few weeks. An immigration-themed installation near the Statue of Liberty and a floating sculpture along the Rio Grande that memorializes a woman shot ... (read more)

Surface of a Sphere reviewed in 2-TIMES 8.16.18

2-TIMES · Art
‘Surface of a Sphere’
@ Klowden Mann,
Los Angeles

“Abstraction is not a
withdrawal from the
world but rather its
keen embrace.”

Curated by:
Daniel Gerwin.

‘Surface of a Sphere’:
Considers how far  contemporary artists  have traveled since  modernism’s exploration  of space & objecthood,  revisiting and extending  the legacy of shaped  painting while generating  new possibilities.

“... concerned primarily
with interactions of form
and color in space.”

Artists presented:
· Loren Britton
· Martha Clippinger
· Daniel Gerwin
· Justine Hill
· Tomashi Jackson
· Nick Kramer
· Fabienne Lasserre
· ... (read more)

Andrea Chung interview in British Council 8.15.18

Americas IN Britain–NHS 70th Anniversary
By Dr. Marsha Pearce, Education & Curator, University of West Indies
15 August 2018 - 10:12
#UpsideDownHistory Part Two: National Health Service
INSTAGRAM RESIDENCY WINNER MARSHA PEARCE BLOGS ABOUT CURATING THE SECOND SERIES OF IMAGES FOR THE BRITISH COUNCIL “AMERICAS IN BRITAIN” ART PROJECT
With my use of work by Jamaican poet Louise Bennett-Coverley – specifically her poem “Colonisation in Reverse” – as a curatorial framework for the 2018 Americas IN Britain Caribbean Edition project, I could not help ... (read more)

Rebecca Farr and Alexandra Wiesenfeld in group exhibition at Beacon Arts Building 8.2.18

VIBRANT MATTER: ARTWORKS
REFIGURING FORM JOINS MAIDEN LA 2018
Los Angeles (August 4, 2018) — Vibrant Matter: Artworks Refiguring Form is an exhibition of artworks exploring open-ended technologies and different mediums through presentations, artist-led tours, and events on August 4th 2018, 2-6 pm. It will take place at Beacon Arts Building and will reveal Los Angeles-based art centered on our ecosystem, technological advancements, and new possibilities for holistic art practices. Vibrant Matter was selected for Maiden LA’s 2018 showcase. “Maiden LA considers the city ... (read more)

Andrea Chung in Davis Enterprise 6.19.18

Manetti Shrem Museum’s summer season features Susan Swartz and Andrea Chung
By Special to The Enterprise

The Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis, launches its summer season on Saturday, June 30.
“Breaking Away: 2006-2018,” Susan Swartz’s museum debut on the West Coast, features new work straight from the artist’s studio. “You broke the ocean in half to be here,” San Diego artist Andrea Chung’s first traveling museum exhibition, highlights her inventive use of collage, ... (read more)

Christopher Knight reviews Jamison Carter’s Hallelujah Anyway in the Los Angeles Times 6.14.18

Jamison Carter's sculptures: Like a carpenter's guide to the cosmos, or earthbound explosions of space
By Christopher Knight

Jamison Carter’s new sculptures are like stage sets for splendor, together forming a Potemkin village of triumphal bliss. They happily expose their artifice, blowing a couple of fuses along the way.

At Klowden Mann, three large works anchor an exhibition that also includes 20 drawings and several wall works. In form and composition, the wall works suggest studies for potential free-standing pieces.

The drawings are ... (read more)