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Mariah Garnett, "The Psychic is You," 2021, Watercolor on Arches paper, natural maple frame, 30 x 22 inches, framed: 32.75 x 25.25 x 1.5 inches; photo by Paul Salveson, courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles.
Mariah Garnett, "April 19, 1914," 2021, 4k video, color, silent, 46 sec loop; courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles.
Mariah Garnett, still from "The Pow'r of Life is Love," 2021, Multi-channel video installation, 4K video, color, sound, 13 minutes; courtesy of the artist and Commonwealth and Council, Los Angeles.
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Mariah Garnett: A Heart of Opal Fire

Mariah Garnett's new body of work combines meditations on spirituality, mental health, and art making, simultaneously acknowledging her family’s complicity in structures of colonialism and cultural appropriation.

July 10, 2021 - August 7, 2021

“A Heart of Opal Fire” is Mariah Garnett’s debut solo show at Commonwealth and Council, open through August 7. In this new body of work, Garnett has combined meditations on spirituality, mental health, and art making, simultaneously acknowledging her family’s complicity in structures of colonialism and cultural appropriation. The great-grandniece of the concert pianist Ruth Deyo, who wrote an opera called A Diadem of Stars in the 1920s, based on her relationship with an Egyptian stone bust called TAA, Garnett has taken it upon herself to enact parts of Ruth’s composition, which never came to fruition. At the center of the show, The Pow’r Of Life Is Love examine’s Ruth’s Egyptomania in the first-ever public presentation of this musical work, which are executed through Garnett’s queer gaze.

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Jul 10 - Aug 7
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Mariah Garnett: A Heart of Opal Fire
Mariah Garnett's new body of work combines meditations on spirituality, mental health, and art making, simultaneously acknowledging her family’s complicity in structures of colonialism and cultural appropriation.

Exhibitions

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Futurition

Gabriela Ruiz’s “Futurition” takes viewers inside the mind of the artist through a series of sculptural paintings, video works, and soundscapes.

Brian Wills

OCHI’s exhibition of Brian Wills debuts 12 new wall-hanging works that have been placed strategically throughout the gallery.

Raqib Shaw: Tales from an Urban Garden

Raqib Shaw’s “Tales from an Urban Garden” comprises a series of works inspired by memories of his mother’s garden.

Digital Combines

Honor Fraser Gallery’s “Digital Combines” centers Claudia Hart’s concept of the same name, featuring artworks by Hart and eight other artists.

Tori Wrånes: Mussel Tears

Tori Wrånes utilizes her synesthesia to create physical works of art, exemplified in the exhibition "Mussel Tears" at Shulamit Nazarian.

Phyllida Barlow: glimpse

Phyllida Barlow’s “glimpse” features new large-scale works responding to Hauser & Wirth’s home in the historic Globe Mills complex.

Gary Simmons: Remembering Tomorrow

Hauser & Wirth is presenting its first exhibition of Gary Simmons titled "Remembering Tomorrow," on view through May 22, 2022.

Pipilotti Rist: Big Heartedness, Be My Neighbor

“Big Heartedness, Be My Neighbor” spans the practice of the artist Pipilotti Rist from the 1980s to the present day.

Samara Golden: Guts

Inaugurating Night Gallery’s new space at 2050 Imperial Street is Samara Golden’s exhibition “Guts,” open through March 26.

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