Saturday Night Live's skit "The Californians" is a hilarious parody of the one topic that consumes Angelenos: Driving. While SNL focuses on the humor of the how, the exhibition Driving L.A. at Craig Krull Gallery focuses on the relationship to the what, the where and the why. Sixteen artists navigate the phenomenon of car culture in Los Angeles. Unlimited by artistic medium, Driving L.A. is a comprehensive journey through the relationship between man and machine. Perspectives run from abstract to literal, examining the psychological and visual impact of seeing the world from behind the wheel.
Julian Wasser's gorgeous portrait of a lithe Joan Didion leaning against powerful and substantial, snow white yet bad ass, American made Corvette Stingray reinforces the notion that the drive of the individual can be reflected in what the individual drives.
Driving L.A., A Group Exhibition runs from July 12 - August 23 at Craig Krull Gallery in Los Angeles.