With three concurrent museum exhibitions in the states this summer including LACMA in Los Angeles, the Guggenheim in New York and the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, 70-year-old James Turrell is having his moment.
Unpolarized light emitted by the sun, by a lamp, or by a candle flame creates light waves that vibrate in more than one plane in a variety of directions. It is a fitting name for Todd Williamson's current show.
In Wheeler's art case it is purely the medium of light that we explore, touch, see, and sense. His simplified use of material heightens and distills the experience. Being inside his space is at once ethereal and dense.
Rebels In Paradise has some interesting things to say about the development of a distinctive Los Angeles gallery world, with its connections to the entertainment industry and the burgeoning museum culture.