abLA is stepping up to the plate to now offer more reviews of Los Angeles gallery exhibitions. We are attempting to fill the void of attention to paid to LA galleries in terms of reviews by taking it upon ourselves to get the job done. The following excerpt is by our new guest blogger/reviewer Melissa Lo:
Capoeira :: Curated by Stijn Huijts
@ Roberts & Tilton – 6150 Wilshire Boulevard
Continues through April 16
Fashioning a cross-cultural wink-wink, Stijn Huijts has named his otherwise interesting show Capoiera. The title makes the exhibition sound like a thumping, big-pants, martial arts dance party on concrete in the middle of Rio while the show actually presents an intriguing and eclectic look at up-and-coming Dutch artists. Whatever the title may be, here exists a hint of the underground (as the banner might suggest) as these new names become Northern Europe’s ones-to-watch.
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