Sunday, July 21, 2019

Hugo Crosthwaite

Born in Tijuana, the prolific painter/muralist has gained an international reputation with his haunting, fragmentary narratives.

mistress of satire

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

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.

PAUL RAMIREZ JONAS: The Promise of More

Retracing the endeavors of past explorers and inventors, and examining iconic means of exchange in the public sphere, Ramírez Jonas makes art on the potentiality of citizenship. By Courtenay Finn

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.

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.

Light Makes Right

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

William Kentridge: Animating Agency

South African artist William Kentridge makes his mark in an ambitious, multi-themed non-retrospective at SFMOMA

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.

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.

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

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