Photographs by Nolwen Cifuentes Los Angeles is a cultural microcosm—it reinvents itself every day, and the cityscape is a physical manifestation of this phenomenon; it’s a sprawling, massive, disjointed cluster of buildings against a haze-filled sky. Dorothy Parker put it best when she observed
Richard Haines takes us with him, witnessing the world through strokes of color and form. His sketches are the only ones that can cut through the noise of social media. In a world of digital, this analog representation is almost an act of rebellion.
Genius is not a word often ascribed to those in the contemporary art world; it’s consigned principally to scientists, philosophers, political leaders. Christoph Niemann may prove to be the exception.