Sunday, July 23, 2017

mistress of satire

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

West of Rome Public Art

Transforming perceptions through Public Art, Emi Fontana takes to the streets, billboards,
and even graveyards of LA

David Adey

Merging elements of sculpture and design, the San Diego-based artist examines the seductiveness of images via witty conceptualism, rigorous measurement, and dramatic visual effect.

Jim Shaw

The apocalypse is coming! At least it is in JIM SHAW’s feverishly epic artwork, which freely intermixes mythic creatures and pop culture superheroes, the strange and the banal, the personal, the political, and the prophetic.

Llyn Foulkes

Raw, tactile, eviscerating and more timely than ever, Llyn Foulkes' transfixing work both skewers and reimagines the inner landscape of LA.

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.

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.

Light Makes Right

a striking retrospective in san diego of light and space artist robert irwin flaunts the artist’s exploratory, ethereal grandeur.

28 Chinese

An extensive exhibition of contemporary Chinese art drawn from the collection of Don and Mera Rubell spans both mediums and generations.

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.

Remaking Mythology

sculptor alison saar recycles ancient archetypes through her own rough-hewn, lyrical lens to explore the stages in women’s lives.

Richard Diebenkorn’s MFA

although widely associated with the bay area, it was in New Mexico that the famed landscape painter came of age
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