Review: Still Lives by Maria Hummel

“Kim Lord is an avant-garde figure, feminist icon, and agent provocateur in the L.A. art scene. Her groundbreaking new exhibition Still Lives is comprised of self-portraits depicting herself as famous, murdered women-the Black Dahlia, Chandra Levy, Nicole Brown Simpson, among many others-and the works are as compelling as they are disturbing, implicating a culture that is too … More Review: Still Lives by Maria Hummel

Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena

“We can’t choose the strangers we meet. As the guests arrive at beautiful, remote Mitchell’s Inn, they’re all looking forward to a relaxing weekend deep in the forest, miles from anywhere.  They watch their fellow guests with interest, from a polite distance. Usually we can avoid the people who make us nervous, make us afraid. … More Review: An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena