An L.A. Art Show Was the Backdrop for a Major Discussion About the Future of Standing Rock / LA Weekly

“April is the cruelest month, breeding/Lilacs out of the dead land, mixing/Memory and desire, stirring/Dull roots with spring rain,” T.S. Eliot writes in his epic poem, “The Wasteland.” This poem couldn’t have predicted the start of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests this past April at the Standing Rock Reservation in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, but just […]

In Review | Giorgio Andreotta Calò and His Venetian-Californian Dream / CRAVE

                    Giorgio Andreotta Calò’s recent solo exhibition 5122.65 Miles at Depart Foundation, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, was named for the distance between Venice, Italy and Venice, California. Calò’s work explores these two places, melding them until they start to feel as one. This body of […]

Beyond Pranks: Marc Horowitz’s Mischievous Social Practice / KCET Artbound LA

Los Angeles-based artist Marc Horowitz isn’t a comedian, but humor is an underlying theme in his wide ranging art. Through all of his hybrid performance art/comedy/social practice/long-form experimental projects, he works in a manner more akin to improv comedy than standup, and starts from a place of vulnerability that eventually spins out into something that […]