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A Room Is a Cage, The World a Zoo in the Collages of Vikky Alexander

Annabel Osberg | Posted 12.01.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

The photo-collages in Vikky Alexander's first show at Wilding Cran Gallery, titled Theatergarden Bestiarium, are spare. In each, one or more cutout images of toy animals are overlaid onto a photo of a sumptuous historical site devoid of people.

California Dreaming at Paul Loya Gallery, Los Angeles

Annabel Osberg | Posted 09.30.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

"California Dreaming" at Paul Loya Gallery, is as refreshing as its title and the swimming pool pictured on its postcard seem to imply.

Richard Bruland and Sophia Dixon Dillo: Art Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Those who favor a meditative kind of art could do no better than a visit to the current dual exhibition at Lora Schlesinger Gallery at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica.

Exploring Concealment and Display Through Counter-Camouflage and Corporeal Collage

Annabel Osberg | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Annabel Osberg

Though their focus and techniques differ, both artists, Mike Parillo and Ashkan Honarvar, explore notions of concealment and display in pictures that straddle balefulness and beauty.

TIM EBNER AT ROSAMUND FELSEN GALLERY

Peter Clothier | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Rosamund Felsen Gallery has a current exhibition of Tim Ebner's work. What a treat! For readers in the Los Angeles area, this is one absolutely not ...

Interview and Review: Son Keeps His Father's Legacy in Motion, While "Others" Try to Stop the Train

Isa Freeling | Posted 05.18.2014 | Arts
Isa Freeling

Traditional African patterns ornament the ovalescent center while the figure is surrounded at top and bottom with the inherited African motifs of the nation he was born to -- but what is inside Mr. Mitchell is boundless without physical context to distinguish him from any other.

Searching, Searching...

Peter Clothier | Posted 03.23.2014 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The Richard Diebenkorn exhibition at the Palm Springs Art Museum is an inspiration and a revelation for anyone interested in watching the creative mind at work.

Curation as a New Translation: Diane Arbus 1971-1956 at Fraenkel Gallery

Larissa Archer | Posted 02.18.2014 | Arts
Larissa Archer

DIANE ARBUS Two ladies at the automat, N.Y.C. 1966 © The Estate of Diane Arbus I am not cruel, only truthful--- The eye of a little god, four-cor...

From Beethoven To 'Afternoon Delight'

Posted 10.25.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

Haiku Reviews Are Back!

Posted 09.17.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

From Woody Allen To Romeo And Juliet...

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

Silver Meadows Revisited

Larissa Archer | Posted 09.30.2013 | Arts
Larissa Archer

Todd Hido infuses inanimate objects with more humanity than he finds and reveals in the living women he photographs. What if he looked at a woman and considered that she might be nearly as interesting and complex as a broken chair?

The Triumphant Return Of Haiku Reviews

Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

From Atmospheric Abstractions To Semi-Operas

Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

The Return Of Haiku Reviews...

Posted 05.04.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are regular features where we invite critics to review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tr...

Haiku Reviews: From A 'Bollywood Invasion' To A 'Secret Garden' Opera

Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews are regular features where we invite critics to review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tr...

Vaulting Ambition: China's Terracotta Warriors at the Asian Art Museum of San Francisco

Larissa Archer | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Larissa Archer

It's hard not to give oneself over entirely to awe when regarding any of the great man-made wonders of the world. But there's always that moment when the docent or catalogue informs you of the horrific human cost of the endeavor

Haiku Reviews Return!

Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

Haiku Reviews: From Greek Gods To The Wizard Of Oz

Posted 01.02.2013 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

Haiku Reviews: Lion King, Hurricane Sandy And Orthodox Conceptualism

Posted 12.03.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts&Culture's Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in th...

Haiku Reviews: 'Samsara,' Sushi and The Legacy of the Tiger Mother

Posted 10.02.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

Alighiero Boetti at the Museum of Modern Art, New York

Artwrit | Posted 09.12.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

On the one hand, contemporary art history is about the expansion of the site of art from being between one artist and his audience to being about collaboration. On the other hand, ironically, it's about a narrow focus on individuals.

Haiku Reviews: Silent Film, Fluxus And A Gay Jewish Rapper

Posted 08.31.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...

dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel

Artwrit | Posted 10.30.2012 | Arts
Artwrit

dOCUMENTA's best product is not art, but belief: in the integrity of art, its creation and the cultural foundations that support the process.

Haiku Reviews

Posted 06.30.2012 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a monthly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the traditi...