Coachella offers its 2nd big weekend…not to worry if you are missing it, we’ve got lots of art parties for you!!!
Our Pick of the Week….This Saturday, April 23, the Gabba Gallery will once again celebrate the art of curation by hosting four exhibitions organized by guest curators. Gallery owner Jason Ostro is a talented curator in his own right and has a long history of welcoming collaboration amongst his peers.
“Royal Curation” allows each curator to take his or her turn to breathe life into a group exhibiton, while working in conjunction with each other’s personal view and style to form one unified collaborative exhibition.
Here’s the line up and additional information provided by the gallery: G. James Daichendt – “Word,” Mat Gleason – “Blood on the Track Lights,” Isabel Rojas-Williams – “I Am More,” Cindy Schwarzstein – “/Brit-fluence(d)/.”
G. James Daichendt is Dean of Arts and Humanities and Professor of Art History at Point Loma Nazarene University. His show, “Word,” spotlights text-based art by Robbie Conal, Desire Obtain Cherish, Macha Suzuki, John Van Hamersveld, and Feodor Voronov.
Mat Gleason, founder of Coagula Art Journal, showcases paintings by Alex S. Arizpe and Vanessa Contreras in “Blood on the Track Lights.” His exhibition explores the passion and intensity of life’s most extreme moments.
Executive director of Mural Conservancy Los Angeles, Isabel Rojas-Williams, highlights female artists in I Am More. The show includes works by Lydia Emily Archibald, June Edmonds, Rosalind McGary, Colette Miller, Mei Xian Qiu, Ester Petschar, Christina Ramos, and Sandy Rodriguez.
In “/Brit-fluence(d)/,” Cartwheel Art founder Cindy Schwarzstein presents art influenced by British cuture. The mix of LA and UK based artists includes Liseth Amaya, Jonny Arnold, Will Blanchard aka Wildcat Will, Nicholas Bonamy, Brandon Boyd, Lisa Derrick, Robert “Sticky” Shaw, Joey Feldman, Teale Hatheway, Himbad, Jay Kantor, Dr. Paul Koudounaris, Captain Kris, Stone Larkin, Xany Rudoff, Otto Schade, and Cherie Strong.
DJ Jonathan Williams will be spinning. Bubbles by Perrier.
Opening night parking options: street parking or $8 at 3001 Beverly Blvd or Uber.
On view: April 23 – Mat 14, 2016
What: Opening reception
Where: The Gabba Gallery, 3126 Beverly Blvd. 90057
When: 7:00pm – 11:00pm – April 23, 2016