Debra Scacco: Origins at Los Angeles State Historic Park 4.14.17

Los Angeles State Historic Park
Opening Saturday April 22
10 AM - 6 PM
Origins explore the notion of place. through the unique history of the Los Angeles River, and the role it has played in shaping the modern-day city. Each work holds at its core a line drawing of a previous river course. With each line emanating out from the last, the hand-engraved mirrored face of the works traces the radical difference in current a single line will make. The concrete body ... (read more)

Debra Scacco in group exhibition at Kopeikin Gallery 4.14.17

Group Show curated by Katie Shapiro and Sean Higgins

Kopeikin Gallery
2766 S La Cienega
Los Angeles, 90034
Open Tues - Sat, 11-5

April 29 - June 17, 2017
Transporter is a group show exploring themes of landscape as psychological space as well as unreal, virtual or contrived places. Curated by Katie Shapiro and Sean Higgins. Artists include: Leon Benn, Matthew Brandt, Josh Callaghan, Sean Higgins, Nathaniel Klein, Michelle Young Lee, Benjamin Lord, Aaron Morse, Elena Roznovan, Debra Scacco, Katie Shapiro.

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Nancy Popp at the OCMA Pacific Triennial 4.11.17

‘Memoria Naõ se Remove/Memory is not Removed’, Vila Autódromo, July 2016; photo by Luis Claudio Silva
Nancy Popp, The Community Museu
Public and Community Programs
May- August, 2017

As part of her contribution to the OCMA Pacific Triennial 2017- Building as Ever, Nancy Popp is organizing a series of public programs and actions that seek to connect the community-based movements resisting displacement in Rio de Janiero, Los Angeles, Santa Ana, Costa Mesa and other Orange County cities.
These events will take place ... (read more)

Grace Ndiritu interviews Nancy Popp for Educating Rita 4.11.17

a Post-hippie, Skate, Surf, Street, Neo-Tribal Fashion book project

Nancy Popp
Los Angeles
visual artist, educator and yoga teacher

NP: I guess I hear what you are saying. There are public uses of the body and there are private uses of the body. And it is really important to differentiate between them. One of the things we can do when we protest is engage in the public use of the body for private means. This is the AIDS ... (read more)

Christine Frerichs’ Beacon in Wall Street International 4.7.17

Christine Frerichs Beacon
11 Mar — 15 Apr 2017 at Klowden Mann in Culver City, United States

Klowden Mann is very pleased to present Beacon, a solo exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Los Angeles-based artist Christine Frerichs. The show is Frerichs’ third with the gallery, and continues her focus on color, light and landscape as emotional and aesthetic conveyers of meaning. Working from memory, imagination and observation, Frerichs creates abstracted landscapes and symbolic portraits noted for their densely-layered oil and wax ... (read more)

Jamison Carter in two-person exhibition at Helzer Gallery in Portland Community College 4.5.17

Works by Jamison Carter
and Margaret Griffith
April 3‒May 5, 2017
Helzer Gallery
Portland Community College
Rock Creek Campus, Building 3, Room 102
17705 NW Springville Road
Portland, OR 97229
The Helzer Gallery Presents

The artists will be working with students on an installation in Building 5. Please join us there for a dedication on April 27 at 1:00 pm, followed by a reception and artists’ talk at the Helzer Gallery beginning at 1:30.

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Megan Abrahams reviews Christine Frerichs’ Beacon in art ltd. 3.31.17

Christine Frerichs: “Beacon” At Klowden Mann
The paintings in Christine Frerichs’ recent series, aptly titled Beacon, shimmer with concentric waves of energy and radiant light. In the way that a beacon is by definition, a light set up in a high or prominent position as a warning, signal or celebration, in these paintings, the Los Angeles-based artist focuses thematically on the depiction of light as a kind of life aura, while also suggesting a metaphoric guiding force or elevated consciousness. Intensely symbolic, the Beacon ... (read more)

Christine Frerichs’ Beacon review in Diversions LA 3.28.17

Christine Frerichs: Living Landscapes
At Klowden Mann opening March 11th, Christine Frerichs living landscapes are layered with light and darkness, textured and rich oil and acrylics that vibrate with light. In her dazzling Beacon, she creates a series of landscapes filled with the light and atmosphere of places which have emotional significance for her, including Los Angeles, Tucson, and New York.
“Beacon (Los Angeles),” depicts her 7th story studio window view, sun high in the sky. “Wet Moon, Clear Path (Tucson)” leads viewers through ... (read more)

Jeff Davis reviews Christine Frerichs’ Beacon in Pasadena Independent 3.28.17

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, oil and other media on canvas are on display in the front room of the gallery and smaller wax on paper works are in the back.
The first eye catching painting encountered ... (read more)

Bettina Hubby in Hyperallergic 3.5.17

Feeling Anxiety and Relief at NADA New York

Some of the most memorable art at this year’s NADA New York deals with distress, though the massive fair also offers respite.
We live in a time of high anxiety. If I were an art collector with a checkbook at the ready, I’d be in the market, ideally, for works that could momentarily soothe my mind. Some of the most memorable art offered at this year’s New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) New York, ... (read more)