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

Yui Yaegashi at Parrasch Heijnen, Los Angeles

Press release: Parrasch Heijnen is pleased to present an exhibition of new paintings by Tokyo-based artist Yui Yaegashi (b. 1985), the artist’s first solo exhibition in Los Angeles. These paintings interweave artistic influences culminating in a visibly palpable global contemporary form. The works inherently recall Southern California artists working in the 1950s and 1960s who

Amalia Pica at Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

Press release: MARC FOXX is pleased to present BLOW THE WHISTLE, BEAT THE DRUM, an exhibition by Amalia Pica, the artists’ third solo exhibition with the gallery. In the exhibition of new work the artist also includes a 2009 work, bracketing her history & investigation into the ways and means of communication. Pica continues to

John Knight at REDCAT, Los Angeles

Press release: REDCAT (Roy and Edna Disney CalArts Theater) was carved out of the parking structure of the Walt Disney Concert Hall (home of L.A. Philharmonic), and opened in 2003 as CalArts’ downtown venue for contemporary arts. The Gallery at REDCAT was itself an addition to the original plan, which initially only included a multi-purpose

Tala Madani at David Kordansky, Los Angeles

Press release: Tala Madani makes paintings and animated videos whose indelible images bring together wide-ranging modes of critique. She uses humor not only to upend social mores, but also to open up dialogue about cultural forms that too often remain in the background of collective awareness. In so doing, she also upsets formal and art

Sanya Kantarovsky at Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

Press release: Gushers are rectangular shaped snacks made from sugar and fruit juice, with small amounts of other ingredients. These may include—but are not limited to—embarrassment, thwarted plans, swollen glands, unpleasant sexual encounters, arrests, indifference in the face of disaster, childish tastes, wet hands and questionable intentions. Surrounded by a chewy gelatinous sugar coating, the