Friday, April 28, 2017

Larry Bell

Through a transformation of ordinary materials, the Light and Space pioneer plays with reflection, illusion and our perception of reality.

rebels with a lens

A new show of experimental photography from the Strauss Collection in San Diego provides a look back to a time when photographs were still handmade.

Chinese Lessons

A range of exhibitions of Chinese contemporary art in Southern California provides a veritable history lesson on the emergence of Chinese art in the last half century.

Appreciation: Rico Lebrun (1900-1964)

Genesis, 1960, Polyvinyl acetate paint on gypsum plaster 29' x 25' Frary Hall, Pomona College Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Winston Photo: courtesy Pomona College We open square windows...

Seattle’s Best

Three years after he left Los Angeles, curator Michael Darling is expanding viewers horizons, and his own, at the Seattle Art Museum

Whitney Biennial: The View From LA

Roughly one-third of the upcoming Whitney Biennial exhibition is comprised of artists from the LA area.

Shamin M. Momin

LAND founder Shamim M. Momin is making waves with her rigorous and innovative approach to public art

Mark Ryden

In his latest work, LA’s leading Pop Surrealist takes viewers on a warped tour of 1890s Main Street USA, exhuming the narrative tradition with ample doses of dark wit and, yes, kitschy charm.

2016 Top Ten Lists

Top 10 Shows of 2016 from our editorial team and contributing writers

Seeing SECA

The five 2017 awardees recognized by SFMOMA’s group demonstrate the wide range of Bay Area contemporary art practices.

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

The iconoclastic Bay Area artist shows his range and maturity in a new Berkeley retrospective

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Trenton Doyle Hancock has gained a national audience by building his own fictional universe. Robert Boyd sits down with the Houston-based artist to discuss his origin story.