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Published in 1964, “The Giving Tree,” written and illustrated by Shel Silverstein, tells the story of a boy’s lifelong relationship with a tree that provides fruit, shade, shelter, and security. Literally rooted to the soil, the tree offers itself to the needs of the boy as he ages. The tree remains a constant source of [...]

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As if dredged from the depths of the oceanic floor, the large-scale ceramic sculptures of “Shamrock Edelweiss Seaweed,” by Seattle-based artist Jeffry Mitchell, bask in hues of brine-like turquoise, mustard and muddy brown yet sparkle with a glossy luster. The intricate forms assumed by the glazed earthenware sculptures reveal themselves over time and become more [...]

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A single 8 1/2 by 11 inch page in the Conturbatio series from Richard Kraft’s solo show “Something with Birds In It” presents an intricate collage of disjointed text with an illustration of a black and white nude figure in the foreground. His right arm extends outward, pointing a gun at the viewer. The gesture [...]

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Entering Mike Kelley’s exhibition the Kandor series and Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction (EAPR) signifies the moment where the umbilical cord of the viewer is severed from the reality that exists outside of the gallery walls and is reconstituted by the decadent and fabricated universe of Kelley’s creation.  A cacophonous orchestra of voices and indiscernible sounds [...]

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Selected sculptures in cast bronze, porcelain, works on paper, and Polaroid and digital pictures are the subject of the solo show of the late Robert Graham at Frank Lloyd Gallery.  Two black and white portraits of Graham unified in a single frame positioned at the entrance of the gallery, depict the artist inhaling and exhaling [...]

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A. Moret interviews Joel Shapiro at Gemini G.E.L. on November 24, 2009 hours before the opening of his show “Boat, Bird, Mother and Child.” A. Moret: I’m curious about your transition from sculptures to silkscreens.  What inspired the change in mediums? Joel Shapiro: I’ve always made drawings but the drawings were never related to the [...]

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In her solo show “Hybrid Graces” at LA Contemporary Debbie Han manipulates Classical references of female beauty through the use of photography and sculpture and  creates unexpected visions of female beauty.  The viewer first encounters the photo series “Graces” (several of which are suspended from the ceiling) where the artist employs digital renderings onto sheets [...]

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