Thursday, October 19, 2017

seats of power

With her new video installation at the Getty Center’s decorative arts collection, Nicole Cohen creates a virtual link between the world of Versailles and the 21st century.

Jim Shaw

The apocalypse is coming! At least it is in JIM SHAW’s feverishly epic artwork, which freely intermixes mythic creatures and pop culture superheroes, the strange and the banal, the personal, the political, and the prophetic.

IN PEAK FORM

A trio of female Chicago artists-Barbara Rossi, Phyllis Bramson, and Diane Simpson-are hitting their stride and attracting new fans, well into their careers.

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

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

Still Amazing

With the new Clyfford Still Museum, Denver has grabbed a piece of American art history

Texas Abstract

A Brief History of Abstraction in the Lone Star State

Collecting: Laurie Mitchell and Brent Woods

The San Diego power couple favors provocative, high quality works by San Diego artists.

Post-Human: Art + Environment Conference

With its third Art + Environment conference, a dramatic exhibition of animal-inspired art, and an expanding archives, the Nevada Museum of Art looks to the planet-and the future.

Land Art Pioneers: Mel Chin

Chin is and has always been a conceptual artist, who over the last four decades has created a startlingly diverse body of work...

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.

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

Interview: Chris Burden

Early on, people were saying that I was doing performances impromptu, which is kind of insane actually. They were very thought out. Even though it seemed minimal, they were thought out very carefully.