Alan Ruiz at Bad Reputation, Los Angeles

Press release:Bad Reputation is pleased to present an exhibition of work by New York-based artist Alan Ruiz. Enclosures features a subset from Ruiz’s ongoing project Western Standards which engages the ubiquitous and repeatable systems that shape, condition, and regulate the built environment. Suspended in aluminum molding, transparent and reflective glass projects from the wall at

Harrison Pearce at Baert Gallery, Los Angeles

Press release: We are outnumbered. Amidst a network of kinetic objects, Harrison Pearce lets us peer into strange relationships. Rigid industrial materials frame organic forms, bulbous and infant sized, simultaneously cradling and stimulating them. A burst of noise, and suddenly something moves. While attempting to locate the unseen event, a viola da gamba soothes us

Cécile B. Evans at Château Shatto, Los Angeles

Press release: Cécile B. Evans’ practice offers percipient, moving accounts of the governance and rebellion of human emotions, in particular as they come into contact with technological and physical structures that seek to rationalize or streamline them. Her films, sculptures and installations articulate moments of dissonance as instruments of capitalist progress and technological advancement come

Andrei Koschmieder at Jenny’s, Los Angeles

Press release: For his debut solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Andrei Koschmieder presents a new series of sculptures of suitcases, specifically drawn from the iconic shape of Rimowa Luggage. Over the past several years, Koschmieder has developed his distinctive technique of sculptural painting hybrids, a peculiar liquefied amalgamation of paper, inkjet dye, spray paint, and

Darren Bader at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

Press release: Blum & Poe is pleased to present character limit, an exhibition by New York-based artist Darren Bader. This is the artist’s second solo show with the gallery. Darren Bader (b. 1978, Bridgeport, CT) lives and works in New York and on the road. Institutional solo exhibitions include (@mined_oud), Madre Museum, Naples, Italy (2017-18);

Mark Grotjahn at LACMA, Los Angeles

Press release: Los Angeles-based artist Mark Grotjahn (b. 1968) has made “Butterfly” compositions since 2002, and the latest to come out of his studio is 50 Kitchens (2013–18), exhibited here for the first time. Conceived as one work, 50 Kitchens takes its inspiration from a single composition (in black and cream-colored pencil) that Grotjahn made