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"Sultry Moon" Charles Burchfield. Image from and link to LSDEX Contemporary Art website. A site which I found while searching in desperation for either an image of Gloria Cheng playing on Tuesday or - which strategy paid off - googling "sultry moon" Life is good

"Sultry Moon" Charles Burchfield. Image from and link to LSDEX Contemporary Art website. A site which I found while searching in desperation for either an image of Gloria Cheng playing on Tuesday or - which strategy paid off - googling "sultry moon" Life is good

Hello friends,

Last night the (half or so) moon poked through a sweltering late night haze and the Arroyo Seco as we left downtown. In my mind I supposed said moon had been listening along with us as Gloria Cheng played a Piano Spheres concert at Zipper Hall and then, being just as exhilarated as we were, came out in its half-dressed state to applaud. A link to Mark Swed’s review in the Times.

"Last Minute Intervention" installation view, SW2 at Shoshana Wayne Gallery's brief take-over of abandoned space at Bergamot Station.

"Last Minute Intervention" installation view, SW2 at Shoshana Wayne Gallery's brief take-over of abandoned space at Bergamot Station.

What among the shows I’ve seen in the past three weeks can I recommend you see while they last?

“Last Minute Intervention” (curated by Marichris Ty, Wayne’s Director) at SW2, installed in a former salon de beaute at Bergamot Station. This project inaugurates a continuing series of off-site exhibitions for Wayne.

Installation view of "the still" by Adam Braly Janes and Erick Pereira at "jerry/jury rigged" exhibition. Image from Janes' fb page, taken I believe by Hilary Mchone. (I think. At least this is the name Janes thanked for posting the photo....)

Installation view of "the still" by Adam Braly Janes and Erick Pereira at "jerry/jury rigged" exhibition. Image from Janes' fb page, taken I believe by Hilary Mchone. (I think. At least this is the name Janes thanked for posting the photo....)

“jerry/jury rigged” at the Glendale College Art Gallery, curated by Jan Tumlir.

D'Ette Nogle "Tarp for Gallery Office," 2010 polyethylene tarp, galvanized canopy fittings, galvanized chain link rail, ball bungees 96 x 161 x 108"

D'Ette Nogle "Tarp for Gallery Office," 2010 polyethylene tarp, galvanized canopy fittings, galvanized chain link rail, ball bungees 96 x 161 x 108"

“Says I” at Parker Jones Gallery in Culver City.

D'Ette Nogle "Flipping Through the Best of 2008," 2010 multipurpose paper, card stock, fabric tape binding, vinyl 15 vol.; 8.5 x 11" ea.

D'Ette Nogle "Flipping Through the Best of 2008," 2010 multipurpose paper, card stock, fabric tape binding, vinyl 15 vol.; 8.5 x 11" ea.

Kiersten Puusemp "Final List," 2010 receipt 10" x 3" (everything available for purchase at Gelson's on Hyperion with which one may... commit suicide. I'm sure Puusemp is still alive.

Kiersten Puusemp "Final List," 2010 receipt 10" x 3" (everything available for purchase at Gelson's on Hyperion with which one may... commit suicide. I'm sure Puusemp is still alive.

Dan Finsel "The Space Between You & Me: I don't want to hurt you. You're too sweet to hurt...maybe you like to get hurt.," 2010 two lightjet prints, adhesive, wood, plexiglass 60 x 48"; Ed. 3 + 1 AP (pair)

Dan Finsel "The Space Between You & Me: I don't want to hurt you. You're too sweet to hurt...maybe you like to get hurt.," 2010 two lightjet prints, adhesive, wood, plexiglass 60 x 48"; Ed. 3 + 1 AP (pair)

Dan Finsel "The Space Between You & Me: Kiss me and tell me you love me...don't make your lips tight. They always make their lips tight.," 2010 two lightjet prints, adhesive, wood, plexiglass (look forward to much more on this project from Finsel. I am.)

Dan Finsel "The Space Between You & Me: Kiss me and tell me you love me...don't make your lips tight. They always make their lips tight.," 2010 two lightjet prints, adhesive, wood, plexiglass (look forward to much more on this project from Finsel. I am.)

more coming later today… it’s now 12:59 in the afternoon

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