Orange County

Ongoing

Home: A Juried Exhibition

Orange County Center for Contemporary Art - OCCCA

Last Chance - July 5 through 26, 2014

Richard Turner, who juried this show, references the Wizard of Oz in the press release: Dorothy gets home by saying "there's no place like home." There's definitely no place like that old-fashioned Kansas home in this show, says Turner -- it's all places occupied by "by dysfunctional families and disoriented people."

Sarkisian & Sarkisian

Orange County Museum of Art

Last Chance - April 13 through July 27, 2014

Peter Sarkisian makes video sculpture, sometimes projecting footage on all sides of a cube or putting a screen inside the window of a sculpted car. His dad, Paul Sarkisian, makes photo-realistic paintings that look like collages (for instance, his subject might be pieces of colored paper and postcards arranged around each other).

Jody Zellen: Time Jitters

Grand Central Art Center

June 7 through August 10, 2014

Using the New York Times as source material, Jody Zellen's done a series of looping animations and some gouache paintings that "illustrate the cycle of regeneration – birth and growth, death and decay."

Recents Posts

Artadia Wants You! Deadline for First Round of LA Grants September 30

Artadia Wants You! Deadline for First Round of LA Grants September 30

Artadia: The Fund for Art and Dialogue is accepting applications from all visual artists living and working in Los Angeles County, but hurry! Applications must be submitted online by September 30, 11:59 PM (PST). Individual artists and collaboratives at any point in their careers could win from $5000 to $15,000 in unrestricted payola, to be […]

Triennial Mash up by Mario M. Muller

California-Pacific Triennial at Orange County Museum of Art

The California-Pacific Triennial opened a couple of weeks ago at The Orange County Museum of Art. The ambitious exhibition, which runs through November 17th, is the debut of a new format that used to be the California Biennial and has morphed to include 15 artists from countries that border the Pacific Ocean. The premise that […]

“Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at LACMA

“Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective” at LACMA

I don’t know how it will play in Texas when it comes to the  Nasher Sculpture Center in February 2013, but Ken Price’s magnificent exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is so thoroughly suffused with the bittersweet aura of a memorial that it’s impossible not to be thrilled by the joy that […]

Grad school confidential

Grad school confidential

This is an essay about learning Photoshop. Kruger, “Your comfort is my silence’ 1991   I have to learn it for a class. I am in graduate school, see. I still have a hard time believing this. I’m in this multimedia experimental MA program in Specialized Journalism The Arts at the University of Southern California. I’ll […]

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