Saturday, June 24, 2017

Currents: International New Media Festival 2017

For 15 consecutive Santa Fe summers, Currents has been setting the standard for all tomorrow’s art parties.

Kathryn Andrews

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

young at art: 15 artists under 35

When publisher Horace Greeley advised the youth of his era to “Go west ... ! And grow with the country!” he surely had other things on his mind than contemporary art.

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Trenton Doyle Hancock has gained a national audience by building his own fictional universe. Robert Boyd sits down with the Houston-based artist to discuss his origin story.

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

JOHN GRADE

Eschewing notions of permanence, the prolific Seattle sculptor looks to nature for his works’ forms and inspiration, often leaving them to decay in their outdoor settings.

Sarah Cain

The Los Angeles-based painter is making her mark through her adventurous approach to abstraction.

Introducing the MONSTER ROSTER

Out of the existential dread of postwar America, a group of Chicago artists founded a loose movement that preceded Imagism, and laid the roots for the city’s signature style.

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.

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.

David Ireland: Revisiting 500 Capp Street

The reopening of 500 Capp Street earlier this year, and several recent exhibitions on his work, recall the influential Bay Area artist’s playful-but-profound, self-effacing sensibility.

“Super Saturated!” SoCal Abstraction

With inspirations as diverse as the sun, surf and pixels, three SoCal artists bring a vibrant new twist on modernist abstraction
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