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

Wendell Dayton at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

Press release: Blum & Poe is pleased to announce the first major solo exhibition by Los Angeles-based artist Wendell Dayton. Stainless steel sculptures spanning six decades of the artist’s oeuvre populate the entirety of the downstairs and upstairs galleries along with the outdoor gardens. Upon completing his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Indiana University

“The Conscientious Objector” at Schindler House MAK Center and WEHO TV, Los Angeles

Press release: Public Fiction’s The Conscientious Objector is a multifaceted endeavor that unfurls in parts from February to April 2018. It comprises a publication, a series of artist-made commercials for television, an exhibition of artworks activated by performances, and public programs. To be an object, is to object1 Set in West Hollywood, The Conscientious Objector

Nina Könnemann at House of Gaga, Los Angeles

Press release: Liquidity has served as a metaphor for digital activity now for several decades, not least because of the [1] “randomness, chaos, and even danger” individual users risk when dropping lazily into so-called information streams—fraught with outrageous reactionary currents and devastating emotional riptides. If certain acquired skill (youth, self-loathing) is needed to avoid a

Morag Keil at Jenny’s, Los Angeles

Press release: The exhibition is conceived as a series of doors, walls, and portals to individual rooms. In the style of an amusement park or a first-person video game, Keil has constructed an environment within the gallery that modifies the space into a partially domestic and interactive setting. Upon entering the gallery through the hallway,

“A Curius Herbal” at Garden, Los Angeles

Press release: Garden returns with A Curious Herbal, a group exhibition that investigates varying approaches to botanical representation. Utilizing imagery of flowers, fauna, fruits, and plants, the works included invoke themes of utility and ornament, preservation and mortality, collection and the Archive, arrangement and display. A Curious Herbal features work by Genevieve Belleveau, Brian Khek,

John Baldessari at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles

Press Release: Sprüth Magers has exhibited John Baldessari for almost three decades and is pleased to present his second solo show at the Los Angeles gallery. The exhibition features twenty-seven works from Baldessari’s new series of large-scale paintings based on the ubiquitous Emojis. John Baldessari’s name is synonymous with the art scene in his native

Daniel Pflumm at 6817 Melrose, Los Angeles

Press release: DANIEL PFLUMM (B. 1968, Geneva, Switzerland) is a central figure in the effervescent cultural scene and underground club culture of 1990s Berlin. Pflumm plays a key role in creating and engaging, in the context of capitalism’s conquest of the former East, a critical dialogue between electronic music production, art making and corporate aesthetics.

Klara Liden at Reena Spaulings, Los Angeles

Press release: For her first solo exhibition in the city of Los Angeles, Berlin-based artist Klara Liden has produced a site-specific installation at Reena Spaulings Fine Art. Working with materials sourced locally, such as salvaged construction site barricades and two by fours, Liden reorganizes the interior space of the gallery by directing attention toward the

Sarah Ortmeyer at Potts, Los Angeles

Press release: SARAH ORTMEYER introduces Uncle Donald’s international nephews to the USA. a piece on INTERNATIONALIS HUEY, DEWEY, LOUIE TICK, TRICK, TRACK HUGO, PACO, LUIS RIRI, FIFI, LOULOU DIEGUITO, HUGUITO, LUISITO DULIK, BULIK, KULIK RIP, RAP, RUP TOUTOU, SOUSOU, LOULOU JORGITO, JUANITO, JAIMITO TUPSI, HUPSI, LUPSI TUPU HUPU, LUPU KHIUI, LIUI, DIUI HINKO, DINKO, VINKO