Katy Crowes work has long been regarded with tremendous esteem among artists who appreciate her improvisational, richly layered abstractions, complex color sense, and impressive mastery of materials.
The phenomenal supermoons of the past six years deeply impressed Nancy Evans, and in Moonshadow, Evanss first show with Luis De Jesus Los Angeles, they serve as a powerful motif to consider our precarious, transient place in the universe.
Consistent with Ronigers interest in the philosophy of Heraclitus, Never the Same River offers a contemplation of oppositions. There is a reversal in value, the white paper ground of the source is now the velvety black of layered charcoal, a deep space from which volumetric, tonal forms emerge.
A rare and welcome opportunity to see veteran Los Angeles artist Takako Yamaguchis new work is currently at Ramiken. This show of 14 paintings, titled 7 + 7, is a tour de force, a culmination of Yamaguchis rigorous, intellectual approach to craft, representation, and the intertwining of pattern and identity developed over four decades.