Artnet: Standout Gallery Exhibitions to See in L.A. During Frieze Week

Sarah Cascone, Artnet, February 15, 2022

 

From Phyllida Barlow’s Los Angeles Debut to a Group Show on Manet, the city's gallery scene is offering an embarrassment of riches during Frieze Week, with shows by Jonas Wood, Olafur Eliasson, and others.

Los Angeles’s burgeoning gallery scene is offering an embarrassment of riches during Frieze Week, with a rash of openings timed for the fair’s opening day. Here’s our list of must-see gallery shows to check out while you’re in town.

 

Tori Wrånes: Mussel Tears, Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles, January 29–March 12, 2022. Courtesy of the artist and Shulamit Nazarian, Los Angeles. Photo: Ed Mumford. 

 

“Tori Wrånes: Mussel Tears” at Shulamit Nazarian 

Combining elements of performance, sound, painting, and sculpture, multi-disciplinary artist Tori Wrånes mines her birthplace, the fishing town of Kristiansand, Norway, for inspiration for her own fantastical world. A soundtrack of foghorn sounds periodically in the galleries, while sculptures borrow the form of oblong mussels shells a vital, if threatened part of the local ecosystem that helps filter the coastal waters.

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