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Tanya Batura and Brian Cooper: Head Space

JAUS

March 6 through April 19, 2015

Jaus is celebrating its five year anniversary with a show of new sculptures by Tanya Batura and new paintings and drawings by Brian Cooper. Both artists "playfully allude to their inner thoughts and ruminations," hence the show's title.

William Tunberg: Endangered Species

Robert Berman Gallery

Last Chance - March 28 through April 25, 2015

According to Berman Gallery, William Tunberg "is amongst an endangered species of artists" because he practices the Renaissance art of marquetry sculpture, applying dyed and natural wood to a structure to create various designs. Work in this show "combines abstracted imagery with a complex sculptural form to create one flourishing object."

Mark A. Rodriguez: SEARCH. CONNECT. MOVE. REVIEW

5 Car Garage

March 21 through May 2, 2015

Mark A. Rodriguez will be hanging vinyl tarps with American cityscapes painted on them in Emma Gray's Five Car Garage. He'll also be showing lamp sculptures and repurposed memorabilia as part of his "seemingly mass-manufactured tableau."

Kathleen Johnson, Laura London, and Lisa Rosel: Trio

C.Nichols Project

March 28 through May 2, 2015

The title of this show, "Trio," is the same as the title of the 1987 album of music by Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, and Linda Ronstadt. They all "maintain harmony while preserving their unique and individual voices," which seems to be what artists Kathleen Johnson, Laura London, and Lisa Rosel are also setting out to do.

David Jien: Exodus

Richard Heller Gallery

March 28 through May 2, 2015

Los Angeles native David Jien makes intricate, bright colored pencil, graphite and paint drawings. Sometimes, his drawings look like crazy video game scenarios.

Carol Es: Exodus

Shulamit Gallery

March 21 through May 9, 2015

Carol Es went on a ten day "exodus" to Joshua Tree National Park. She spent time in "deep meditation and study," kept a journal, and then made paintings in response to her experience. Called the "Abstracted Desert Landscapes," the paintings are part fantastical, part observational. Sometimes an animal crossing sand looks like a robot.

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