Art Muse Blog

Betye Saar: A Living Legend’s Survey at Roberts & Tilton

Huffington Post, December 14, 2016. A review of a living legend  who captures the elan of the times in meticulously hand-crafted assemblages made from found objects,  that address racial and feminist issues. This 90 year old African American artist still makes works as relevant today as they were when she built her reputation seven decades ago....
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CRITIC’S PICK: The Power of Intimacy in Enoc Perez’ and Carlos Rolon/Dzine’s collaboration at Chimento Contemporary

Huffington Post December 9, 2016. A  review of the shared aesthetic sensibility of two Puerto Rican artists who explore the fragility of the immigrant dream in small collaborative works that pack an emotional punch. In this small exhibition of six  Vermeeer-size paintings by Perez, with hand crafted frames by Rodon , they go against the...
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Michael Govan Interview: The Director of LACMA on the Future of the museum space

Huffington Post September 27, 2016.  Michael Govan interview on the new architectural plan for LACMA. Along with my essay on the aesthetics of museum architecture, the expansive space of Los Angeles, the history of LACMA and the Miracle Mile . Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lita-barrie/michael-govan-interview-t_b_12096506.html?                       ...
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The Subversive Power Of Women’s Laughter: Over 700 Women Artists Gather for An Historic Photo Event At Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

Huff Post Feminism featured Blog Post – and  Huffington Post, September 9, 2016 . A feminist angle on an historic photo event, Now Be Here which galvanized over 700 women artists to join in celebration – along with art professionals(almost 1000 people in total.)  L. A feminism and political activism is known for combining celebration,...
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Feminist Art Trending at International Art Galleries and Museums in Los Angeles: Spruth Magers, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel and The Broad

Huffington Post August 19, 2016 . This article discusses the trending of major feminist exhibitions of heritage arists in top L.A  international galleries and museums –  raising questions about how this will effect gender inequality in the art world. Link: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lita-barrie/feminist-art-trending-at-_b_11599878.html   ...
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Camille Rose Garcia’s Erotic Feminine Fairy Tale Symbolism: Phantasmacabre at Corey Helford Gallery

Huffington Post,  August 5, 2016.  A post-feminist analysis of  Camille Rose Garcia’s fairy tale inspired pop surrealist work. Garcia explores feminine desire in an eclectic mix of 60s psychedelic color,  re-imagining of Disney imagery with a folk Mexican art subtext.  Her art work and illustrated children’s books have an underground following in addition to acclaim in the...
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Andrea Bowers’ Activist Aesthetics: ‘Triumph of Labor’ at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

Huffington Post July 7, 2016. Review of Andrea Bowers’ exhibition at Susanne  Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. Bowers’ work as an artist and an activist is inseparable. She looks for an aesthetic metonymic to her subject matter- which makes her work both intellectually and aesthetically compelling. Bowers is a feminist artist who has received international critical...
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