Category Archive:   Recent Work


There is a silhouette wearing a man’s beige suit, intermittently shaking in the corner of Koplin Del Rio’s summer group show “Fever Dreams,” emitting a gentle hum with every twitch. A coil of multicolored wires explodes above its collar, while several feet of wires leak from the cuffs and gather on the floor, forming a [...]

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Time is an unknown variable in the photographs of Jonathan Anderson and Edwin Low. Granted unprecedented access for two years inside the training facilities of China’s elite gymnasts, the duo document the rigorous discipline of training that pushes the limits of the human form and challenges the psyche. Documenting the daily pressures of gymnasts in [...]

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When I was five years old my parents packed a picnic lunch, loaded my sister and I in the backseat of our white Jeep Cherokee and drove an eternal drive 60 miles north, away from Los Angeles.  “We’re going to see the umbrellas,” my mom said, “they’re pieces of art.” We arrived and parked along [...]

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Within the humble parameters of twill, Jim Drain crafts sculptural surfaces on the walls of Prism Gallery. Mixed-media garlands whose links are connected by a modest staple frame portals into an imaginative and whimsical experience, wherein the gaze pushes past the inherent flatness of the gallery wall and extends deep into the nuances of the [...]

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This look “back to the sixties” reassesses the works of Hard-Edge painter and Southern California Abstractionist June Harwood. The decade was characterized by a sculptural manipulation of geometric forms – horizontal, vertical, diagonal shapes presented in angular and jagged iterations that feel like they are carved and coaxed from the perimeters of the canvas. Harwood’s [...]

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The Road to Los Angeles Upon entering Alberto Mielgo’s debut solo exhibition “Solo” the viewer is met with a map.  A simple diagram that outlines the gallery space with numbers presented in a disjointed sequence scattered throughout opposite ends of the expansive GR Works.  Inscribed on the map is a brief message written by Mielgo, [...]

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Photographed between 1966 and 1974 in cities such as New Orleans, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Los Alamos and the Mississippi Delta, William Eggleston’s series “Los Alamos” celebrates the nuances of small town America and exposes the idiosyncrasies of modernity.  The large-scale color photographs here frame otherwise banal subjects – 24-hour cafes, drive-throughs, mom and pop shops that specialize [...]

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Los Angeles is a city built upon signs. The geographic map is diversified by various cultures that inject a vibrant visual language into the community. Veiled in an intricate tapestry of abstract and figurative allusions, the subtleties of the cityscape reveal themselves as each layer has been peeled away. Native Angeleno artist Retna identifies with [...]

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