Contemporary Art in the Americas Arte Contemporáneo en las Américas
It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger

Lucile Littot

Night Gallery Los Angeles, California, USA September 8, 2020 – September 26, 2020

“I give you the secret of secrets. Mirrors are the doors through which Death comes and goes. Tell no one. “ – Cocteau, Orpheus, 1925 Night Gallery is pleased to present It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger, a solo exhibition of new sculptures by Lucile Littot.

Lucile Littot, LIBERACE (2020). Image courtesy of the artist It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger (2020). Installation view at Night Gallery, Los Angeles It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger (2020). Installation view at

The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads

The Feminine Divine & Wisdom Embedded in the Treads

Kathryn Garcia & Kim Dacres

GAVLAK Los Angeles, California, USA September 12, 2020 – October 24, 2020

The Feminine Divine “The ‘sexual’ display of these female figures reflects the huge numinosity of the prehistoric divine feminine, and of her magical genitalia. The functions of fertility and apotropaia, which count among the functions of the early historic display and dancing figures, grow out of this numinosity and reflect the belief in and honoring

Kathryn Garcia, The Horizon (2020). Colored pencil on Stonehenge (left) ; MA (2020). Colored pencil on Stonehenge (right). Image courtesy of GAVLAK  Kim Dacres, Wisdom Embedded in the Treads (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of GAVLAK Kathryn Garcia, The Feminine Divine (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy of GAVLAK The Feminine Divine “The ‘sexual’ display of

Calendarios Calendarios

Calendarios

Ánima Correa

Court Space Glendale, California, USA June 6, 2020 – June 7, 2020

Court Space presents a new series of sculptures by Ánima Correa. Through forms evoking alternative timekeeping methods, Ánima creates an open and non-chronological dialogue with space. Her visual language delves into the extraction of organic matter as a function of colonial time. Ánima Correa is an artist and writer based in Los Angeles, CA. Her

Ánima Correa, Rust Belt t(1), 2020. Concrete and earth pigments. Image courtesy of Court Space Ánima Correa, Salt of the Earth (Is it in you?), 2020. Spirulina powder, lemon juice, sugar, water, lithium battery, seashell, resin, foam, wire, pigment. Image courtesy of Court Space Ánima Correa, Calendarios. Installation view. Image courtesy of Court Space Court Space presents a

Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun

Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun

Guadalupe Rosales, Nao Bustamante, Zackary Drucker, rafa esparza and MPA

LAND (LOS ANGELES NOMADIC DIVISION) Los Angeles, California, USA June 21, 2020 – July 5, 2020

LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) presents Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun, a new commission created by Guadalupe Rosales. In the artist’s words: “I am interested in how violence and micro-politics are embedded in our bodies in contemporary society and how artists channel this social energy in their artwork. How do

Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun, courtesy of Guadalupe Rosales, Nao Bustamante, Zackary Drucker, rafa esparza, MPA and LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) Channel Flip, Meet Me at the Edge of the Sun, courtesy of Guadalupe Rosales, Nao Bustamante, Zackary Drucker, rafa esparza, MPA and LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) LAND

Insights 2020 Insights 2020

Insights 2020

Edith Contreras, Heidi Fernandez Saavedra, Pawan Poungjinda and others

CSULB School of Art and Kleefeld Contemporary Long Beach, California, USA May 7, 2020 –

The CSULB School of Art (SoA) presents the annual student exhibition, Insights 2020, online this year in promotional partnership with the Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum (Kleefeld Contemporary). Instagram and Tumblr will be used to display juried works of art from students. Zoom will be used to host virtual events. This online exhibition continues to

Edith Contreras, Colosio (2019). Collage and handwritten silkscreen. Image courtesy of Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum Heidi Fernandez Saavedra, Betty (2019). Wig, flower, printed fabric, ribbon, and buttons. Image courtesy of Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum Pawan Poungjinda, The category is House… a family you get to choose (2019). Acrylic and transfer on canvas. Image

Drive-By-Art (Public Art In This Moment of Social Distancing)

Drive-By-Art (Public Art In This Moment of Social Distancing)

Organized by Warren Neidich, Renee Petropoulos, Michael Slenske and Anuradha Vikram

www.drive-by-art.org Los Angeles, California, USA May 23, 2020 – May 31, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted cultural networks bringing many galleries and museums to a halt and moving visual arts experiences online. Meanwhile, drive-by baby showers and birthdays have become the norm for celebrating special events during this time of social distancing amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Enter Drive–By–Art, an outdoor public art exhibition that is experienced from the safety and intimacy

Drive-By-Art (Public Art In This Moment of Social Distancing) (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy by the organizers Drive-By-Art (Public Art In This Moment of Social Distancing) (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy by the organizers Drive-By-Art (Public Art In This Moment of Social Distancing) (2020). Installation view. Image courtesy by the organizers The coronavirus pandemic has

Open House Open House

Open House

Gala Porras-Kim

The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, California, USA October 7, 2019 – May 11, 2020

In the spring of 2019 and as part of the museum’s 40th anniversary celebration, MOCA debuted a new series of exhibitions called Open House. This series invites Los Angeles-based artists to organize exhibitions drawn from the museum’s extensive collection of more than 7,500 objects. The artists work together with MOCA curators to explore how the

Installation view of Open House: Gala Porras-Kim, October 7, 2019–May 11, 2020 at MOCA Grand Avenue. Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo by Jeff Mclane Installation view of Open House: Gala Porras-Kim, October 7, 2019–May 11, 2020 at MOCA Grand Avenue. Courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art. Photo by Jeff Mclane Installation

38th Annual Exhibition

38th Annual Exhibition

Maria Laura Hendrix, Bria Goodall and others

Otis College of Art and Design Los Angeles, California, USA May 8, 2020 –

Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the online launch of the 38th Annual Exhibition at https://www.otis.edu/annual-exhibition/2020. The exhibition will feature new work from graduating seniors and graduate students highlighting projects within 10 academic departments throughout Otis. The virtual Annual Exhibition comes during this time of social distancing in which the College has

Claire Tianyi Sun at 38th Annual Exhibition. Image courtesy of Otis College of Art and Design Miguel Hernandez at 38th Annual Exhibition. Image courtesy of Otis College of Art and Design Kyle Schwingel at 38th Annual Exhibition. Image courtesy of Otis College of Art and Design Otis College of Art and Design is pleased to announce the online launch of the 38th

Blue Ground Blue Ground

Blue Ground

S. Billie Mandle

Garden Los Angeles, California, USA April 29, 2020 – June 17, 2020

Garden is pleased to present Blue Ground, an online exhibition by Los Angeles and Amherst, Massachusetts-based artist S. Billie Mandle. In this body of work, Mandle turned her camera toward the gardens of cooperative homes for people with intellectual and physical disabilities. These contemplative large-format photographs of flowers, weeds, and garden walls have been overlaid

S. Billie Mandle, Nitrile Exam Gloves, 2019. Archival pigment print. 16 x 20 inches. Edition of 3 with 2 AP S. Billie Mandle, Disposable Underpads, 2019. Archival pigment print. 16 x 20 inches. Edition of 3 with 2 AP S. Billie Mandle, Bedside Rail Safety Pads, 2019. Archival pigment print. 16 x 20 inches. Edition

(Home)sickness (Home)sickness

(Home)sickness

Jeamin Cha

KADIST San Francisco, California, USA May 27, 2020 – June 26, 2020

Each week, KADIST focuses on one video work by Jeamin Cha, which will be available to stream for one week. Check back to catch all the films!  — During her recent residency at KADIST San Francisco, Jeamin Cha expanded on her ongoing research into depression and the social norms and structures that contribute to its

Jeamin Cha, Sleep Walker (2009). Video still, dual channel video, 5 mins. Courtesy of the artist Jeamin Cha, Fog and Smoke (2013). Video still, 20 mins, single channel video, 20 mins. Courtesy of the artist, KADIST Collection Jeamin Cha, On Guard (2018). Video still, 18 mins, single channel video. Courtesy of the artist Each week, KADIST focuses