Previews of Exhibitions
Previews feature art writers' advance evaluations of exhibitions that will be opening this month. Our January Previews feature these exhibitions:
Ron Rizk at the Art Institute of Southern California
Andrea Modica at Paul Kopeikin Gallery
Mazin Sami at L.A. Artcore
Contemporary Latin American Masters at Chac-Mool Gallery
Suvan Geer: Spirit and Soul
Peter Shelton, "shotguncanetree", cast bronze and water, 76 x 28 x 21", 1993.
With artists directing their interest in the body, politics, and intellectual theories such as semiotics in recent years, have spiritual concerns been modified, compromised, or even dispensed with? Geer reflects on the current status of one of early-twentieth century Modernism's central themes, and examines some recent manifestations in the context of local exhibitions.
Continuing and Upcoming Exhibitions in Brief
Elizabeth Catlett's "The Sharecropper", an example from the annual "Works on Paper" fair being held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium, January 12-14.
Continuing and Upcoming features short items about exhibitions and special community events that our contributors think will be of interest to you. Think of it as a tip sheet. . .
Heather Lowe, "Dancer," the top selection in ArtScene's first "Art-On-The-Web" competition, sponsored by ArtScene with the Downtown Arts Development Association (DADA). The top three selections made by our three jurors: