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I walk the same path to car my car each morning, and then follow the same route when I return home from work each night.  While much of the grounds at my apartment complex are neglected (except of course for the model homes that are shown to prospective renters each day), the foliage surrounding my [...]

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Lawrence Asher Gallery presents “The Future of Paradise Past” a solo exhibition by Los Angeles artist Lisa Adams.  Spectators are greeted by November 4, 2008, a celestial canvas with “86” rendered in throbbing red paint.  The title of the work refers to Election Day and we have 86ed one administration in order to bring in [...]

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Curated by Andi Campognone at the Riverside Art Museum, the group show Edenisitic Divergence examines the role of an ever-changing landscape through the critical and diverse lens of female artists Lisa Adams, Kimber Berry, Hollis Cooper, and Rebecca Niederlander.  As the title suggests, Edenisitic Divergence identifies a departure from an idyllic world and an entrance [...]

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Since its release in 2007 the Iphone has yielded a plethora of technological possibilities.  Bob Poe’s recent show “Illumination” curated by LA artist Lisa Adams demonstrates that the Iphone’s modest built-in 2-megapixle camera is a vehicle through which to engage in a new visual dialogue- between ways of seeing art through a technologically curious prism.  [...]

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For Los Angeles artists Lisa Adams and Patrick Nickell, something grows out of nothing just like a flower emerges from the depths of splintered concrete on a forgotten sidewalk.  The works of both artists express a preoccupation with the unexpected appearance of space and life.  Patrick Nickell’s freeform sculptures designed with asymmetrical and improbable proportions, [...]

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The Future of Paradise Past” imparts ambiguity and curiosity as the semantic trickery of the show’s title echoes a Proustian contradiction, one that arouses the viewer. However, they must also contend with works that question the state of nature — as if looking to the past from 50 years in the future. After the Deluge [...]

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In Search of Paradise Lost The Santa Fe Art Colony lies buried beneath a layer of concrete.  Just like Pompeii lived in the shadow of Mt. Vesuvius, the colony is eclipsed by a cement factory that force-feeds soot into the air.  The quarry yard of the factor is out of sight and out of mind [...]

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