Thursday, January 28, 2016

Art Review: Artist Toba Khedoori's New Work Whispers for a Closer Look

By David Pagel
Toba Khedoori, "Untitled (grid)," 2015, oil on canvas, 37-by-37 inches. (Fredrik Nilsen / Regen Projects)
Toba Khedoori burst onto the scene 20 years ago with small drawings on gigantic sheets of paper. Her realistic depictions of interiors and exteriors seemed to say: “Come in for a close look, and don’t forget to block out all of the distractions that might prevent you from focusing.” At Regen Projects, the L.A. artist’s fourth solo hometown show features much smaller works: domestically scaled graphite drawings and oils on canvas and linen.  [link]