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Torrance Art Museum presents

Sibling Rivalries

January 16 – March 12, 2016


Opening Reception:
Saturday, January 16, 6-9pm

Artist and Curator Panel Discussion:
Saturday, January 16, 4 pm

Free Admission


The Torrance Art Museum is pleased to present Sibling Rivalries, a group exhibition of work by 14 artists based in Los Angeles and 14 from New York City. Curators Ashley Garrett and Max Presneill invited emerging and experimental art spaces in the New York area to nominate fourteen emerging New York artists. These fourteen New York artists then chose fourteen corresponding Los Angeles artists whose work spoke to, inspired and/or informed their own practices.  

Taking as its point of departure the historic competition between the East and West coasts, Sibling Rivalries transforms the traditional "competitive" understanding of the term. In this exhibition, "sibling rivalry" expands to encompass a dynamic interaction between art practices occurring in the two primary art and culture production centers of the United States. Here the tensions of East Coast / West Coast rivalry illuminate contrasting approaches to mutual concerns.

LA Artists:
Barnett Cohen
Matt Savitsky
Charles Garabedian
Daniel Payavis
Michael John Kelly
Dwyer Kilcollin
Liz Craft
Jamie Felton
Tim Hawkinson
Annelie McKenzie
Alison Blickle
Harry Dodge
Joel Otterson
Stephanie Washburn

NYC Artists:
Leah Dixon
Erin Dunn
Ashley Garrett
Christopher Joy
Zachary Keeting
Tatiana Kronberg
Jaeeun Lee
Sharon Madanes
C Michael Norton
Adrianne Rubenstein
Leach Tacha
Tracy Thomason
Brian Wood
Etty Yaniv