• Rainer Hosch’s “Topanga Beach”

    Rainer Hosch captures faces and places with an unflinching authenticity. Installation Magazine has had the distinct privilege of working alongside Hosch since our founding and his vision helped us further define the aesthetic of the Vanguard editorial department.  While Hosch has an extensive series of portraits or as he would call them “mug shots” of […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments January 11, 2019
  • Lisa Adams “Petrichor”

    A drought has plagued Southern California for nearly a decade.  Lisa Adams possesses an intuitive and effortless connection to her surroundings whether it’s her daily walks through the asphalt jungle of Downtown Los Angeles, visits to the LA River, or exploratory hikes in the mountains.  In recent weeks, Los Angeles has experienced an unusual and […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments February 24, 2017
  • Quam Odunsi: The Reagents at Design Matters

    The Reagents is Odunsi’s second solo exhibition and presents a similar curiosity with Los Angeles as Anachronistic Capture: Motion & Stills did in April 2012.  Working under the pseudonym Reserve Result, Odunsi presents a narrative of an agent, a government official, conducting surveillance on special interest groups.  He finds himself becoming increasingly absorbed by the citizens and their private […]

    A. Moret 0 Comments October 11, 2013
  • Lisa Adams: The Day the Shade Came Down

    After emergency surgery, painter Lisa Adams temporarily lost her sight but gained a new vision after a long recovery.  Her solo exhibition Second Life is on view at CB1 Gallery from April 7-May 12. “The shade came down” was a term unknown to me before August 2012 when I had an emergency vitrectomy for a torn […]

    Lisa Adams 0 Comments April 9, 2013