Erika Lizee recently completed an 8’ x 13’ x 2′ installation for the “High Priestess” exhibit at ArtShare LA, titled “Homage to the Mystery and Wisdom of the Feminine.” In this piece, Lizee is contemplating the idea of representing existence as a single point. If that point expands equally in all directions a circle is created. Move to any point on that circle’s circumference and create another circle of equal diameter. The overlapping of these circles creates the form the vesica piscis. “Homage to the Mystery and Wisdom of the Feminine” is an installation that uses the upright vesica piscis as a symbol that connects with the Great Mother. From two, come many. This form represents the portal of creation, both in life and geometry.
Mark Whalen is an Australian born, Los Angeles based artist. Whalen expresses satirical social narratives in seemingly universal situations. The most recent series of sculptural works continues his study into the complexities of displacement and positioning that we, as both individuals and a species, experience through our evolutionary trajectory. Construction netting captures, cordons and compartmentalizes our distinctive characteristics as they shift under the weight of societal pressure through this ever-changing global economy.
Launch LA is pleased to present Out of Body featuring paintings by Jonathan Apgar, Tiffany Livingston, Victor Reyes and sculpture by Alisa Ochoa. Out of Body focuses on work that attempts to capture the invisible. All four artists in this exhibition embrace the unknown. They allow their processes to guide them towards a resolution that embodies a feeling, sound, or vibration. The show is curated by Rema Ghuloum and runs from December 10, 2016 – January 7, 2017. Opening Reception: Saturday, December 10, 6 – 9 PM. More information and images after the jump!