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Ad Libs: Downtown with Bryan Ida

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace, arts & entertainment editor of the Palo Alto Weekly, on May 29, 2013

SoCal meets Palo Alto in a new show of 15 paintings by PA native Bryan Ida. On round and rectangular panels, his thick epoxy layers recall his history with Southern California architecture: its boxes and lines, the experience of looking straight up at a tall building and losing all perspective. When a city becomes all abstract floaters, can you still feel connected to it?

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