No Wrong Holes "Thirty Years of Nayland Blake" @ Institute Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

For over 30 years, artist, educator, and curator Nayland Blake (b. 1960) has been a critical figure in American art, working between sculpture, drawing, performance, and video. No Wrong Holes marks the most comprehensive survey of Blake’s work to date and their first solo institutional presentation in Los Angeles. No Wrong Holes "Thirty Years of Nayland Blake" will be on view at ICA LA until January 26, 2020. photographs by Oliver Kupper

Robert Moreland: Deliberation @ Wilding Cran Gallery In Los Angeles

Just when you think you have the measure of them, these composites of painting and sculpture slip out of mental reach. At first glance Moreland’s latest body of work evokes the geometry of industrial spaces: a saw roof; bi-fold windows; up-and-over garage doors…. But the closer you approach, the more the architectural undertones are disrupted. In the face of brightly painted, leather-hinged, canvas-covered wooden panels, architecture gives way to a story of making. Tacks, tucks, folds: no part of fabrication is disguised. These crafted elements may lurk in the shadows but they are handled in such a way as to become significant features. Like the sixties Minimalism movement that it references, Moreland’s work is without pretension; unlike the Minimalists, it is not devoid of emotion or artistic gesture. There are just discernible brush strokes on the painted surfaces, and his striking use of color points up the geometry of each piece. Deliberation is on view through October 27 at Wilding Cran Gallery 939 South Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles. photographs by Lani Trock

Tamara Santibañez "Landscapes" @ Slow Culture Gallery In Los Angeles

Slow Culture presents artist Tamara Santibañez's first Los Angeles solo exhibition, “Landscapes.” As a multimedia artist and well-respected resident amongst many at Saved Tattoo New York. Tamara embodies more than meets the eye from the canvas of her on clients to the canvas of her paintings. Known for representations of objects such as handcuffs, whips, chains and leather, she moves to educate her audience in the scope of BDSM culture, that these objects and materials signify more than subversive notoriety or sexual innuendo. Tamara’s diverse forms of art and authorship in totality have created social mindfulness and aim to defeat ignorance in the eyes of fear and judgement. Landscapes will be on view until October 22, 2016 at Slow Culture in Los Angeles. photographs by Oliver Maxwell Kupper