If art careers were measured in poker hands, Nina Chanel Abney would definitely be pulling a Royal Flush, the title of her double survey exhibition.
“To be sensual, I think, is to respect and rejoice in the force of life, of life itself, and to be present in all that one does, from the effort of loving to the making of bread.” --- James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time (1963) All year
“We understand how reality is invented. A person sits in a room and thinks a thought and it bleeds out into the world. Every thought is permitted. And there’s no longer a moral or spatial distinction between thinking and acting.” — Don DeLillo, Mao II
What lies in the space between seeing and knowing? What do we miss every day as we rush through our lives wearing blinders, staring at screens, not present where we are. When we do not see each other how can we know each other? Single notes
September 8- 30, 2018 Gallery 825, 825 North La Cienega Blvd, West Hollywood Opening Night Reception September 8, 6-9PM Haunting, demonic, deliciously devilish, with a quietly understated eroticism… Lori Pond’s Bosch Redux homages the unprecedented imagination of Early Netherlandish painter Hieronymus Bosch. Pond whimsically folds her masterful photographic technique into Bosch’s