• An Illuminated Portal: Ala Ebtekar at VOLTA NY

    Ebtekar describes his work as “a visual glimpse of a crossroad where present day events meet history and mythology.” Inspired by the delicacy and intricacy found in Persian manuscript illuminations and Islamic architecture, the work employs the image and metaphor of the the portal, the gateway into the next, or the future.       […]

    Charlie James 0 Comments March 11, 2014
  • Issue 11 Foreword

    All was quiet as the Los Angeles skies threatened rain in Chinatown.  Standing beneath a sea of red paper lanterns strewn across fishing wire, fastened on either end to Dim Sum restaurants and gift shops, the lanterns began to bob like buoys lost at sea.  All was not quiet, however, inside Charlie James Gallery, where […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments June 21, 2013
  • William Powhida: How We, the Art Community, Value Art

    Bill by Bill signals a radical point of departure for William Powhida.  The exhibition marks the first time that the artist has fabricated works to accompany his trompe l’oeil text based paintings.  Exploring a range of art movements and styles from Post-Minimalism to taxidermy, Powhida presents a dialogue based on the reciprocity between critique and […]

    William Powhida 0 Comments June 7, 2013