← b. sakata garo
Ryan Reynolds received his MFA from UC Berkeley and teaches painting and drawing at Santa Clara University. His emotionally resonant oil painting “Entrance” deals with liminality – the threshold between things. It’s up in his solo show at b. sakata garo, 923 20th St., Sacramento. 916-447-4276.
Axis Gallery ↑
Angela Casagrande’s “The Aunties” is one of a series of visually rich, layered photographic images based on her memories of family lore, genealogical research, and dreams. The show is up at Axis Gallery, 625 S St., Sacramento. firstname.lastname@example.org.
New York artist Jane Dickson’s “Slots, Orange Grid” examines the constructed world and psychological freight of the interior spaces of Las Vegas. Her work is up in a two-person show with a former New Yorker, now a UC Irvine professor, Joe Lewis, at Artspace 1616, 1616 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento. 916-849-1127.
for the Arts →
“do it,” the longest running exhibition ever, is an audience-participation show based on written or drawn instructions by artists, including Yoko Ono and Steve Kaltenbach, that create new objects and/or performances. Its latest iteration is up at Verge Center for the Arts, 623 S St., Sacramento. 916-448-2985.
↑ Viewpoint Gallery
“Gesture to the Spirit,” a 50-year retrospective of works by renowned photographer John Wimberley, includes “Descending Angel,” part of a series of figure photographs of a woman in a swimming pool done in the early 1980s. The exhibition is up at Viewpoint Gallery, 2015 J St., Sacramento. 916-441-2341.
This report was changed at 4:35 p.m. Friday, Jan. 8, to correct the title of John Wimberley’s photograph, “Descending Angel.”