Saturday, May 26, 2018

lauren davies

The work of San Francisco artist Lauren Davies harks back to her childhood visits to Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museums, old-fashioned emporia of art, natural history, and science.

sherie’ franssen

Sherie’ Franssen’s massive, vigorous paintings revel in the depth and saturation that are hallmarks of oil paint.

peter shire

“A chair is a very difficult object. A skyscraper is almost easier,” observes architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

Kelly Akashi

During last year's "Made in LA" Biennial at the Hammer Museum, Kelly Akashi's sculptures were given a prime spot in the museum's central courtyard;...

George Rodriguez

“There is a higher consciousness about clay in Asia than in the US, it is everywhere. It is a connection point without the lower status.”

kimberly brooks

The paintings in “Technicolor Summer,” Kimberly Brooks’ latest solo show at Taylor de Cordoba, are shot through with vibrant bolts of color: jade, ultramarine and magenta course through the highlights and support the shadows in these paintings that feel like pages from a family album.

Rachel Lachowicz

Feminist art is trending in a transgender era because new feminisms embrace more expansive definitions of gender— and once again, Rachel Lachowicz is driving...

meridel rubenstein

“There are three things that have to be present for me to start a project-the body, war, and nature.”

john sonsini

John Sonsini says of his thickly painted portraits of Latino men that he is “remaking the person’s image.”

alex couwenberg

Paintings created by Alex Couwenberg smudge the boundaries of modernist and post-modernist practice.

shane guffogg

Using the idea of illumination as a literal and metaphorical framework for his work, L.A.-based artist Shane Guffogg makes oil paintings with radiant, fairly humming surfaces, replete with the caprices of refractive light trapped inside their own skin.

jimi gleason

“Being a painter in SoHo, in the late ’80s, I kept seeing these Cibachrome prints, big shiny photos. I wanted to bring some of that back into painting, to steal it back.”

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