Category Archives: 2013

Life: On The Moon

CHRISTOPHER BADGER / TREVOR PAGLEN / KATIE PATERSON / ROBERT SMITHSON / TAVARES STRACHAN / MICHELLE STUART     November 2 – December 7   “The surface is fine and powdery. I can kick it up loosely with my toe. It does adhere in fine layers, like powdered charcoal, to the sole and sides of my boots. […]

Roy Dowell

ARTIST BIO   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   VARIOUS SMALL FIRES is pleased to present a solo exhibition of recent works by Roy Dowell, opening on Sunday, September 8, 2013 with a reception from 4pm to 6pm, and closing on October 19, 2013.   Dowell’s paintings, collages, and sculptures sample and re-mix modernism, crafts, vernacular culture, […]

Tehachapi

Various Small Fires is pleased to present new work by Robert Barry, Helen Mirra, and Matt Sheridan Smith. A quiet conversation among measured gestures, this exhibition considers the unsteady conditions of material form and the possibility for presence in absence.   A pioneer of conceptualism and minimalism, Robert Barry’s practice has long explored the spaces […]

Anna Sew Hoy Home Office

Deciding to live/work is like jumping headfirst into the void. Will you get anything done at all, or ever go out again? Long mornings are spent alone. You eat lunch at 10:30, or 2:45, have two lunches, or none at all. You sit on the bench, watch the clock, and wait for an idea. You […]

Lucie Fontaine I <3 Lucie

Various Small Fires is pleased to present “I Love Lucie.”   Anat Ebgi and Esther Kim Varet of Various Small Fires have invited Lucie Fontaine to present a solo show to be split between their two Los Angeles galleries. Lucie Fontaine has conceived a series of artworks, each comprised of two parts, which will be divided between the two spaces: […]