Sunday, July 21, 2019

David Adey

Merging elements of sculpture and design, the San Diego-based artist examines the seductiveness of images via witty conceptualism, rigorous measurement, and dramatic visual effect.

APPRECIATION: Tony DeLap

Confounding easy labels, the pioneering SoCal abstractionist delights in illusionistic sleight-of-hand.

2016 Top Ten Lists

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

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.

Dialogue: UC Davis

The new Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis highlights the significant and ongoing legacy of this Northern Californian artistic bastian.

Whitney Biennial: The View From LA

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

Postmodern Panorama

Infusing traditional media with ideas gleaned from a broad array of art forms, LA artist Joseph Biel is creating a fragmentary epic, and rethinking representation for the 21st century.

Remaking Mythology

sculptor alison saar recycles ancient archetypes through her own rough-hewn, lyrical lens to explore the stages in women’s lives.

APPRECIATION: Wayne Thiebaud

A man, a plan, California

REBECCA CAMPBELL

Investing narrative painting with her own personal content and a keen appreciation for artifice, the LA-based painter is hitting her stride with three new bodies of work.

Kathryn Andrews

Employing props, costumes and other movie collectibles, the LA artist deconstructs presidential elections, gender relations, and the mechanisms of cultural desire.

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...