Friday, August 23, 2019

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...

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.

Painting with Words

Emerging artist Alexandra Grant crafts elaborate webs of words in paint and wire to examine the ways we look at language.

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

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.

Sarah Cain

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

Matt Wedel

Blending respect for tradition with his own subversive personal mythology, the LA-trained sculptor is taking clay on his own terms.

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.

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.

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

The iconoclastic Bay Area artist shows his range and maturity in a new Berkeley retrospective

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.

Kathryn Andrews

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