Posts Tagged ‘Sam Lee Gallery’

Crafting Waste

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley The same E.B. White responsible for Charlotte’s Web—still, to my mind, one of the most stabbing child-geared depictions of the circle of life—was also the obsessive stylist behind Strunk and White’s Elements of Style, that little book that told America, “A sentence should contain no unnecessary words” (and still receives hate mail).[…..]

Nightmares for the Well-Adjusted

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley A show with as defeatist a title as Permission to Fail should be anything but healthy. Yet “healthy”  nicely describes Macha Suzuki’s unpretentious installation at Sam Lee Gallery. Stationed at the intersection between ambivalence and ambition, Permission to Fail rejects the fragmented nostalgia and aimless grandiosity that has infected too much recent[…..]