Exhibition Review: Brian Mallman, "Still Connected" at Open Mind Art Space (Art and Cake)

"Each drawing is delicately and meticulously rendered while maintaining a minimalist and surreal approach.  Fingers and hands, both realistically represented and impossibly truncated and mutated, are depicted interacting with each other. Strings bind, pull and connect them in an elaborate cat’s cradle game.  There is an oddly tangible quality to the fingers and their activities; they strive, search, intertwine and reach out towards one another, personifying our humanity. "  - Lorraine Heitzman, contributing writer for Art and Cake

Source: https://artandcakela.com/2017/09/14/brian-mallman-still-connected-at-open-mind-art-space/

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Featured Show on Artsy: "THEIA MANIA" at Open Mind Art Space

We are delighted to share some awesome news! Artsy's curators have selected our current exhibition to be one of the Featured Shows on Artsy's main show page, which is the central hub for an audience of 700,000 users, both national and international, to discover the most important current shows on Artsy across all cities. It is an honor to be featured along with these other amazing exhibitions currently happening in other parts of the world!

 

Source: https://www.instagram.com/p/BXgU8R4FAjw/?taken-by=openmindartspace

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Exclusive Online Exhibition: Ashley Mistriel - "Steady, Structured, and Selfless"

Open Mind Art Space is pleased to announce its first exclusive online exhibition, Steady, Structured, and Selfless, which will feature mixed media works by Los Angeles based artist, Ashley Mistriel. The exhibition will launch on Artsy.net on May 6th and remain open until June 16th.

 

https://www.artsy.net/show/open-mind-art-space-steady-structured-and-selfless

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FULL VIDEO of Artist Talk with artist Benjamin Lowder now Available on YouTube

Artist Talk with artist Benjamin Lowder, moderated by art critic Shana Nys Dambrot and featuring FUN Gallery founder Patti Astor on August 6, 2016 at Open Mind Art Space in Los Angeles California. Benjamin Lowder talks about the ideas and process behind his work in his solo exhibition, "Word", on display at Open Mind Art Space from August 6, 2016 through September 17, 2016.
Video by: Bryan Birdman Mier (Birdman Photos)

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Benjamin Lowder: Words and Deeds (Huffington Post)

"...the meaningfulness of Lowder’s practice is expressed in his particular relationship to found, reclaimed, and otherwise sustainable materials, and in his instinct to orient buildings and land-use works according to the lay lines of the earth, organic resource distribution and the pathways of the stars. His recombinant visual aesthetic is painterly without gesture, literal without imagery, abstract without disorder, and animated by the symbols of man and nature."  - Shana Nys Dambrot, art critic and writer for Huffington Post

 

Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/shana-nys-dambrot/benjamin-lowder-words-and_b_11901774.html

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