Friday, November 24, 2017

On View

A quick round-up of museum exhibitions to see in March/April

“Alexander de Cadenet”

"Alexander de Cadenet," "Sarah Sze," & "Julie Blackmon: "Homegrown"

Critic’s Picks: San Francisco

Artist-filmmaker Lynn Hershman Leeson will be featured in two separate exhibitions opening this winter, “Civic Radar” at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, and...

REPORT: New York

A new exhibition called “Inventing Downtown” looks at the artist-run alternative and performance galleries that nurtured the city’s art scene in the 1950s and ‘60s.

jaq chartier

The question “Is it science or art?” is both redundant and moot for Seattle-based painter Jaq Chartier.

m. l. o

O’Neal’s intuitive, associative process produces works that combine abstract, ambiguous space with figurative elements suggestive of narrative.

Oakland: Mark Dion's "Marvelous Museum"

"Art" according to Ambrose Bierce, "is expansive and open for interpretation."

daniel dove

Few painters wed representation and abstraction as astutely as Daniel Dove. His works depict cryptic landscapes-from decaying factories and urban streetscapes to eerie outdoor scenes-which often serve as backdrops for boldly abstract elements at their center.

Critics Picks: SF/Bay Area

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Palm Springs: Donald Wexler’s Desert Modernism

Aware of the extreme landscape and climate, Wexler tailored energy-efficient designs for the harsh desert, using mostly inorganic materials such as steel, glass and concrete.

into the heart of glass special supplement

glass art society conference descends on portland

robb putnam

Everyone is a shambles every once in a while. Robb Putnam’s oddly endearing sculptures, by contrast, are almost always a shambles; they seem barely to hold themselves together.