Tuesday, August 21, 2018

APPRECIATION: John Altoon

LA’s least-known most important art world pioneer gets a major retrospective at LACMA.

APPRECIATION: Jack Goldstein

At once pioneering and heartbreaking, the career and legacy of this seminal member of the Pictures Generation is reexamined in a long-awaited retrospective at Orange County Museum of Art.

Appreciation: Marvin Lipofsky

The creator of sinuous, sensuous, seemingly organic glass sculptures-and an avid traveler- Marvin Lipofsky remains a towering figure in the Bay Area’s Studio Glass movement.

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...

Carmen Herrera

There are many object lessons to take from Carmen Herrera’s first retrospective at a major museum, the Whitney, at the tender age of 101,...

Appreciation: Roland Reiss

Variety, more than anything else, has been the unifying characteristic of Reiss's oeuvre.

Texas Abstract

A Brief History of Abstraction in the Lone Star State

Claire Falkenstein

From Venezia to Venice, California, Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) proved herself to be a versatile and pioneering artist, in three and more dimensions.

APPRECIATION: Tony DeLap

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

Appreciation: Peter Alexander

Inspired by water, the pioneering Light and Space artist journeyed both artistically and aesthetically, before rediscovering resin at the Centre Pompidou in 2006.

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin is where it starts. He is the austere fountain from which sprang the “LA Look,” the cooler-than-school-of-New York sensibility that predominated in...

Corita Kent (1918-1986)

Drawing from the language of Pop Art and advertising, Sister Corita Kent found her own voice in artwork infused with political activism, spirituality, and personal reflection.
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