Sunday, September 23, 2018

DIALOGUE: “Made in LA” Curators

Co-curators Connie Butler & Michael Ned Holte discuss the process of putting together their incisive new LA biennial at the Hammer.

Revisiting The Arcades

A new exhibition at the Jewish Museum revives Walter Benjamin’s great unfinished project, refracting his vision through the works of modern and contemporary artists.

Collecting Chicago

In Chicago, some art collectors keep their ears to the ground, immersing themselves in gallery shows, alternative spaces, studio visits, and thesis exhibitions in order to bolster the best new talent within the sea of emerging artists living and working in the city.

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: Gwen Chanzit

A new show at the Denver Art Museum highlights the significant, if often overlooked, contribution of women painters to the Abstract Expressionist movement.

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...

2016 Top Ten Lists

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

Robert Irwin

At 87, the iconic Light and Space pioneer is pressing forward with a range of ambitious new projects and installations, from San Diego to Marfa, Texas

Land Art Pioneers: Nancy Holt

The combined sense of wholeness and the fragmentary is-for an artist influenced early on by conceptualism and later by Buddhism-part of the enduring framework for Holt’s work, and her legacy to the artists who follow her.

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.

The Desert Initiative

Spanning the southwestern US, from California to West Texas, a new multi-venue initiative seeks to examine and identify the variety of artwork created in, and inspired by, the desert.

2014 Top 10

art ltd. 2014 Critics TOP TEN LISTS