This Week At Art MoCo
by sabine7 / January 15, 2010

Mu Lei uses the female figure to challenge power and authority. In her hands, the most ordinary of items, such as the humble mosquito coil, become lethal weapons. See the rest of the week at Art MoCo after the jump.

Lei uses the female imagery to mock the tension brought on by an imbalance in power.

Squiggles and lines dash across the canvas when Howard Fonda takes an abstract approach to the legend of the Squonk.

What makes the Torrance Art Museum's self-portraiture exhibition so fascinating is the wide range of media used to depict some of today's top artists. Here we have the many faces of Chuck Close - on a tapestry.

Linda Plaisted's work is a soft blend of photography, illustration and painting. It's hard to choose just one piece of her art to use as an example, but the colours in Jeffersonian excite and calm at the same time.

These papier-mâché come-hither kewpie dolls by Adam Kurtzman are part of a group show at San Francisco's ArtHaus.

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