ForYourArt, Ooga Booga, and Mexico City-based Fundación Alumnos47 will host the third iteration of Artists’ Books and Cookies, an event series devoted to artists’ books and encouraging the collection of and community around them.
It's Palm Saturday, Aspen Daily News (2017)Palm Fronds, is an investigation of impermanence. We see representations of the last remnants of what will slowly fade with age: the fronds of the palm trees that are nearing the end of their life spans in Los Angeles. Cast in bronze, they are delicate reminders of the gold prospectors sought in California or, taken with a wider vision, what we can mine for in our own environments, be they physical, psychic or otherwise.
Carla Snap review - Virago at Hilde by Jennifer Remenchick (2017)"There is an imbalance present in the meaning of the word virago; a feeling that perhaps, like many women, real and imagined, she too has been unfairly simplified and misunderstood. Virago lends a variety of alternatives to that narrative through exhibiting works that complicate and individualize their subject matter, leaving the archetype right where it should be: unresolved and complex."
‘Wanderlust’ examines action, exploration outside the studio (2017)“Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967-2017,” a 50-year survey exhibition that considers the themes of action and exploration outside of the studio and how artists engage this theme in various ways, opens Sept. 7 at both locations of the UB Art Galleries.
It will be on view through Dec. 31 and then travel to the Des Moines Art Center, where it will open on Feb. 18.
Artists go large on Los Angeles’s billboards (2017)“It’s a wonderful medium,” says Shamim Momin, the co-founder of Land (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), who co-organised with the artist Zoe Crosher the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project from 2013 to 2015, spanning ten cities along Interstate 10 from Florida to California. “It’s an extraordinary way to have millions of people see a project, even if they are not consciously wanting to see it. It’s an insertion of the visual into everyday experience.”