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The Plastic Religion

It’s fitting that the final show at La Luz de Jesus Gallery of 2016, over the course of the month of December – a time of religious celebration and gathering, […]

WILD LA – illustrations by Margaret Gallagher

Margaret Gallagher is an illustrator in Silverlake, CA. Having spent her childhood running wild on an Oregon farm she comes by her interest in the natural environment honestly – she […]

Designer Con 2016

Designer Con, now in its’ 11th year, began as the Vinyl Toy Network, in an 1100 square foot room at the Pasadena Civic Center. The organizers quickly realized that the […]

Election depression? You can Stand with Planned Parenthood tonight!

One of my favorite LA photographers is having an opening tonight to support Planned Parenthood Los Angeles. Maggie West is well known for her dreamy colorful romanic portraits and for […]

VIDEO: The Cuatrecasas Discovery

Gil Cuatrecasas was a master colorist painter whose work was nearly lost to art history. Cuatrecasas grew up in Spain in the 1930s before emigrating to America where he studied […]

Doug Aitken’s Electric Earth exhibition is the best show of the year (maybe ever)!

Electric Earth (still), 1999, Eight-channel video installation in four rooms, color and sound, 9:50 minutes/loop, installation dimensions variable     Doug Aitken: Electric Earth   The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA Los Angeles, CA September […]

La Luz de Jesus’ Annual Coaster Show

Some cities have precipitation and change of temperature to mark the changing of the seasons, and while yes, this one does have seasons I notice more often marking timelines of […]

Not Quite Nothing: Day Trip to the San Diego Art Institute

More “copy and paste” journalism by yours truly~~ all you socal artnerds ought to jump in the car and head south to The San Diego Art Institute (SDAI) exhibition opening of “Not Quite […]

Bunnie Reiss – All Our Nature

Bunnie Reiss lives in a world of rainbows, patterns & adventure. In this world, with an intuitive heart and intelligent mind she produces technicolored otherworldly depictions we can’t help but […]

Michael Murphy’s Re-Imagined Mid-Cent Architecture and the Sky Surrounding

Michael Murphy - Structure 2 Division 31, Acrylic on Canvas

Michael Murphy will be showing a new body of work titled Desert Layover at La Luz de Jesus in Los Angeles, opening on Friday, August 5. Also showing with Murphy are […]

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