Friday, March 24, 2017

c. bernardi

When it comes to integrating art and human rights, Berkeley-based printmaker/installation artist Claudia Bernardi has few peers.

nguyen-duy

Pipo Nguyen-duy’s large-scale color photographs of solitary figures adrift in lush, sometimes ravaged landscapes evoke our post-9/11 anxieties without any overt images of the Twin Towers or other icons from that tragic day.

m. l. o

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

spotlight: inland art empire

L.A. County’s newest art hub is the decades-old scene in Claremont and Pomona.

birth of the cool

The Square and the Cool
California Art, Design, and Culture At Midcentury

sid garrison

Sid Garrison’s colored pencil drawings come into being through a process that he describes as a kind of “call and response” and sometimes even a “skirmish.”

gronk

As a politically engaged artist, Gronk evolves projects with context as a constant consideration, and the manner of the two artists’ original meeting became integral.

peter zokosky

Zokosky is a painter who delights in short-circuiting the accepted evolutionary order. In his canvases humans regularly divest themselves of their skins, exposing the flayed musculature beneath, whilst still maintaining classical poses.

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.”

john sonsini

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

jupiter’s orbit

Now in its fourth year, the annual art fair at Portland’s Jupiter Hotel has become an affair to remember.