Art Dimensions Featured in Art Spotting – Citizen LA
Citizen LA is a downtown Los Angeles paper and their “Artspotting” section focuses on galleries and exhibits around town. Here Andy Villafane writes about the Art Dimensions gallery once located in Westwood and one of its past exhibits titled, “Fertile Dreams.” All assemblages for this successful show were created by ADI artist, Freyda Miller.
Full Article: “Fertile Dreams” is an exploration into the complex aspects of the maternal psyche as interpreted by conceptual artist Freyda Miller. She integrates assemblage, photography and installation to raise issues of autonomy, stereotypes and the vulnerable portrayal of the feminine. Painting, carpentry, needlework, wardrobe and propping are some of the mediums and methods Miller uses to create imagery that expresses her ideas and feelings about motherhood – along with its unreal expectations, misconceptions and surrounding myths. In “Shame on You,” a large doll with its head cracked open and glued, sits in a wire cage with the hatch door open. In “Nesting,” Miller attaches a small doll to a decorative piece of wood, adhering to its belly a nest containing three eggs with feathers. Many of the works utilize dolls and eggs among other found objects, vintage treasures and personal mementos. The result is a metaphorical language of sight and confinement that speaks to the heart and critical mind. Art Dimensions specializes in the rental and sales of contemporary art in all media.