Sunday, November 18, 2018

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APPRECIATION: Ruth Asawa (1926-2013)

San Francisco Bay Area artist Ruth Asawa, who passed away on August 6, 2013, was a pioneering modernist sculptor and respected public artist, whose unique legacy and experience, forged in the mid-20th century, still resonates today.

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.

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.

APPRECIATION: Tony DeLap

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

The Hess Collection

Collector Donald Hess blends his passions, displaying a world-class modern art collection at a Napa winery.

APPRECIATION: Helen Lundeberg

Celebrated in a new museum retrospective, the pioneering West Coast artist proudly wore her classicist label in an expansive career that evolved from Surrealism to hard- edged, landscape-based abstraction.

Collecting: Cheech Marin

The popular comedian’s decades-long dedication, and enthusiasm for collecting Chicano art is highlighted in a new exhibition of his collection at Mesa, AZ.

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.

Whitney Biennial: The View From LA

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

Picturing Possibilities: William T. Wiley in Retrospect

Wiley is perhaps the most versatile artist in the history of American art.

Seeing SECA

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