Contemporary Portraiture by Black Artists at LA Art Week 2022

Powerful highlights from Frieze Los Angeles, Felix Art Fair and Spring/Break Art Show

As Frieze Los Angeles, Felix Art Fair, Spring/Break Art Show and dozens of galleries, as well as art, design and fashion pop-ups, welcomed an international swathe of guests to LA, every exhibitor had the opportunity to present powerful pieces. Amidst towering and transportive works at the three fairs, and the transgressive and thought-provoking pieces elsewhere (including Martine Syms‘ kinetic digital installation for Prada Mode, entitled “HelLA …

Fine Artist Ronan Day-Lewis’ Solo Presentation at SPRING/BREAK Art Show Los Angeles 2022

Awash in imagination, the exhibit "See Through" blends eccentric creatures, otherworldly landscapes and unusual font

In Culver City last week, the 2022 edition of LA’s Spring/Break Art Show greeted guests with powerful, often thought-provoking paintings and sculptures. Punctuating this refreshing assemblage of up-and-coming talent, NYC-based fine artist (and filmmaker) Ronan Day-Lewis presented See Through, a solo exhibition curated by the Brooklyn-based artist-run space Tomato Mouse. Day-Lewis’ paintings—which ranged from large-scale scenic imaginings to anxious font-based strips—subverted reality, indulged in soft collisions of color and invited viewers …

Fantastical Landscapes from Frieze Los Angeles and Felix Art Fair

Scenes that envision a world as only an artist can

With renewed exuberance, Frieze Los Angeles and Felix Art Fair opened their doors last week; the former within sprawling tents across from The Beverly Hilton hotel, the latter in the corridors of the Hollywood Roosevelt hotel. Frieze, an acclaimed contemporary art fair that also passes through London, New York City and (for the first time this year) Seoul, presented an astounding array of work. Felix, an LA-only …