Thursday, August 17, 2017
"Untitled,” 2016, Sean McFarland.

DESERT VISIONARY

A modern tabernacle rises from brown desert sand, glowing with an ethereal, science fiction-inflected pageant of color, field, and sky; a jackrabbit homestead wears...

DESERT X

The desert has long figured as a quasi-mythological landscape in our collective cultural consciousness. A backdrop for both redemption and expulsion stories, it appears...

John Goodwin

There’s a haunting montage at the end of director Spike Lee’s 2000 film “Bamboozled” showing archival clips from Hollywood movies in which black Americans...

The Schorr Collection

A recent show of drawings at the SBMA highlights longtime collectors Lenore and Herbert Schorr, who have gathered work by emerging artists on two coasts.

Jason Rhoades: Everything is Everything

The taboo-shattering LA installation artist is the subject of a major gallery retrospective, and striking a chord with a new generation, a decade after his death.

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin is where it starts. He is the austere fountain from which sprang the “LA Look,” the cooler-than-school-of-New York sensibility that predominated in...

Currents: International New Media Festival 2017

For 15 consecutive Santa Fe summers, Currents has been setting the standard for all tomorrow’s art parties.

PAUL RAMIREZ JONAS: The Promise of More

Retracing the endeavors of past explorers and inventors, and examining iconic means of exchange in the public sphere, Ramírez Jonas makes art on the potentiality of citizenship. By Courtenay Finn

DIALOGUE: Catherine Morris

The Sackler Center for Feminist Art’s “A Year of Yes,” 10-year anniversary celebration becomes an intervention.

Arizona Curators

A handful of savvy curators across the state are nurturing the region’s innovative artistic scene while also highlighting figures with national and international cachet.

Collecting: Robert Shiell

Drawn to representational works imbued with rich psychological complexity, the LA and Palm Springs collector has pursued his own eloquent and distinctive vision.

Collecting: Marciano Art Foundation

Opening its new museum in an iconic modernist Masonic Temple on Wilshire Boulevard, the Marciano Art Foundation prepares for its much-anticipated debut.