• Outside the Lines, Too

    As children many of us coveted a Crayola collection boasting every conceivable color on the palette with whimsical names like Permanent Geranium Lake, Mango Tango, Granny Smith Apple, Pacific Blue and Vivid Violet.  We could color our world with any shade and thus our crayons, colored pencils and markers were our tools to channel our […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments October 1, 2015
  • MARdrian by Spencer “MAR” Guilburt

    In the early morning hours on August 31, Spencer “MAR” Guilburt stands before an empty canvas.  A seventy five foot bare concrete wall runs along the expanse of the driveway at Mondrian Los Angeles.  Every few minutes the valet turns a tight corner and runs the incline of the broken asphalt, barely missing the wall, just […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments September 9, 2015
  • Reflections on 100 Walkers with Richard Kraft

            All images © Installation Magazine Photographed by Rainer Hosch Special thanks to Jared Clatworthy and Todd Super

    A. Moret 0 Comments June 12, 2015
  • 100 Walkers, West Hollywood

    A large table sits in the middle of Richard Kraft’s Los Angeles based studio covered with a labyrinth of miniature pieces of paper, each perfectly cut and arranged in a systematic configuration that only the artist understands.  The pieces are so fragile they seem to require surgical tools to manipulate.  Kraft looks on to the […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments April 16, 2015
  • Reflections on the Armory

    The past few years have seen the influence and quality of The Armory Show experience a steady decline.  Whether the fair suffers from a confusing layout, or constantly seeing the same artist with the same works presented by different galleries (what I like to call the “broken record syndrome”), or a mad rush for the […]

    Shana Beth Mason 0 Comments March 23, 2015
  • A Declaration of Independent

    Art fairs are very sad affairs, as a whole. The reduction of an entire artist’s practice to a few square feet of temporary drywall, the three-second interactions between gallery and client that render works of art little more than mathematical utterances, the absolute lack of critical (not just negative) observation that is delivered after the […]

    Shana Beth Mason 0 Comments March 6, 2015