DIANE ROSENSTEIN GALLERY
Eben Goff is at once a formalist sculptor, an explorer of material and process, and a poetic evocateur who gives an ecological spin to land art. With such a range of concerns driving his work, it’s no surprise Goff engages a wide variety
In 1928, Georgia O’Keeffe painted giant orange poppies. “If I could paint the flower exactly as I see it,” she said, “no one would see what I see because I would paint it small like the flower is small. So I said to myself–I’ll paint
An edited conversation between curator/artist Kio Griffith and writer/artist
Jacki Apple about four exhibitions exploring cultural history, memory, materiality,
impermanence, and performance in contemporary Japanese art.
Metamorphosis Of Japan After The War: 1945-1964
West Los Angeles College.
June 12 - July 11, 2015
Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica.
June 13 –
[eltdf_dropcaps type="normal" color="" background_color=""]N[/eltdf_dropcaps]ovelty seduces us, if for no other reason than at least to deflect the gravity of our own mortality. A steady stream of all that appears new, improved, and thus, exciting, underscores time’s fluid nature. As a poetic counterpoint to this, Los
PVC pipes. Plastic bottles. Cable ties. The stuff dreams are made of— at least in Theo Jansen’s world. The Dutch sculptor has spent a quarter century transforming mundane materials into complex creatures in The Hague, Netherlands. His anthropoid-looking sculptures—named Strandbeests (‘beach animals’ in Dutch)—use the