Saturday, September 21, 2019

Painting with Words

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

Chinese Lessons

A range of exhibitions of Chinese contemporary art in Southern California provides a veritable history lesson on the emergence of Chinese art in the last half century.

Kathryn Andrews

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

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.

Pillars of Glass

a community of far-flung but close-knit artists
is leading a glass renaissance in the pacific northwest

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.

Land Art Pioneers: Nancy Holt

The combined sense of wholeness and the fragmentary is-for an artist influenced early on by conceptualism and later by Buddhism-part of the enduring framework for Holt’s work, and her legacy to the artists who follow her.

Hybrid Photographers in Los Angeles

Photography has always been a uniquely curious medium, directed insistently out toward the real world: as much as a tool for mechanical documentation as a vehicle for artistic expression.

mistress of satire

Balancing sarcasm and sweetness in her depictions of African American women, painter Loren Holland gleefully debunks stereotypes.

Land Art Pioneers: Mel Chin

Chin is and has always been a conceptual artist, who over the last four decades has created a startlingly diverse body of work...

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.

Sarah Cain

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