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On View in 2023:


Ruinous Ravishment


Opening January 14th, 2023

Patricia Sweetow Gallery

1700 So. Santa Fe Ave. Suite 351
Los Angeles, CA 90021

With Christopher Miles and Amy Usdin

Exhibition Dates: 14 January – 25 February 2023
Reception: Saturday, January 14th, 4:00 – 7:00 pm

➤ In Conversation: Saturday, January 14th at 3:00 pm

William Moreno will lead a conversation with the artists. Moreno is the former museum director of  The Mexican Museum, San Francisco and founding director of the Claremont Lewis Museum of Art, Claremont. He is a contributor to Artillery Magazine, as well as other publications and is the principle of William Moreno Contemporary, a consulting firm to museums, arts organizations and artists.

PATRICIA SWEETOW GALLERY is pleased to announce RUINOUS RAVISHMENT, a three person exhibition with artists Christopher Miles, ceramic sculpture; Jamie Vasta, glitter works on wood and Amy Usdin, fiber sculpture. The exhibition treads into the troublesome edge of grotesque beauty arising from calamitous trauma. The title is borrowed from Julia Couzens in describing the work of Christopher Miles, (DRAMAS OF RAVISHMENT: Christopher Miles’s Ceramic Sculpture by Julia Couzens, Feb 5, 2020).

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Deposizione, 1602

at the Crocker Art Museum


216 O St


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