Art Review

‘Wall Ornament’ by Abraham Cone @ Mu Art Gallery
Mr. Abraham Cone introduces to us the wordless idea of elusiveness to the intimacy of color tones with his terrific showing at Mu Gallery, Chicago. Considerate of the glaring impositions oil paints can provide to a canvas, Mr. Cone elects to move toward a more refined consideration of the beautiful idea. This explains his intensity
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BIODIVERSITY & CROSS POLLINATION by Cj Jilek & Hiroko Yoshimoto @ Launch LA
Ms. Cj Jilek presents to us a Mendelian dreamworld with her fastidious presentation of the imaginatively botanical with her Cross Pollination opening at Launch LA. Her comprehensive background in horticulture provides us with a gifted perspective on a world so necessary for our lives, yet so distant from our daily focus. Her affirmation of plant
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‘More Permanent Than Snow’ By Michael Shoemaker @ OCHI PROJECTS
Mr. Sam Shoemaker Presents us an audacious entry into the world of fungi, one where each population has its distinct personality in seeking to grow at OCHI Projects. The “adventure” of each specie and its unknowable journey is what compels the artist in his craftsmanship. It is that tantalizing ability to direct these lifeforms, which
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‘Ten Years’ @ Shulamit Nazarian
Shulamit Nazarian presented to us an overabundance of fine artistry to commemorate their 10 years of being a gallery in Los Angeles. The summation of their artists’ efforts at immortal works was copiously demonstrative with the collections presented.     Reuven Israel provided for us an idea of perfection with his Half Truths and More
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‘Merged Without Edge’ by Cindy Phenix @ Nino Mier Gallery
Cindy Phenix gives us the quintessence of cornucopia in her welcome exhibition Merged Without Edge to the Los Angeles Contemporary Fine Arts Scene at Nino Mier Gallery. The beautifully sweet and zesty ordainment of the potpourri of, plainly and simply, ideas, creates each wonderful sentiment to the human mind’s enjoyment of adventure.     It
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‘Surface Play’ ft. John Koller @ Launch LA
John Koller provides us with an ideal sense of balance to his artistic expression of oil on canvas as part of the Surface Play opening at Launch LA. The impressions he leaves upon the mind of the viewer or subject is one which has elements of bedazzlement; of aura; of ritualistic wonder. And yet, through
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‘Finding Home’ by Dipo Doherty @ Rele Gallery
Dipo Doherty debuts a stupendous artistic endeavor at Rele Gallery by incorporating a fine balance of earthly tones with sumptuous details which are not erratic to the mind’s impression. With his latest works we are given an appreciation of the confidence in his organic procession with each of the finished forms encompassing an artful delicacy
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‘Power of Myth’ by Casey McCafferty @ Nino Mier Gallery
Mr. Casey McCafferty presents to us an organic formalism with his quasi-tribal yet thoroughly faunal originality opening at Nino Mier Gallery in West Hollywood, CA. The measure of the placement of the physical extensions of anthropomorphic – and therefore humanely cosmic – forms is its own weight of the difficult act of balancing human imagination
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‘Una Cosa È Una Cosa’ by Antonio Adriano Puleo @ Lowell Ryan Projects
In Mr. Antonio Adriano Puleo’s Una Cosa È Una Cosa at Lowell Ryan Projects, we are confronted with a positive query on the stature of originality when working with geometrical precepts. The circle, the square, the parallelogram, even the line, have all been done before. What then, to make of a work which composes them
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‘When Weeds Bloom’ by Pieter Jennes @ Nino Mier Gallery
When Weeds Bloom portrays a collection of artworks by Mr. Pieter Jennes at Nino Meir Gallery that, in a word, achieve the difficult feat of balancing the mirthful with the somberness of neutral gray tones. We do not have an ecstasy of jubilee, yet we simultaneously do not have dreariness in the universal setting of
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