Tuesday, July 17, 2018

a painter’s journey

Shifting between pure abstraction and implied imagery, painter Frank Lobdell has spent nearly seven decades developing his own unique syntax. Now, still working in California, at 86 years old, he continues on his path toward a universal language of vision.

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.

Currents: International New Media Festival 2017

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

Richard Diebenkorn’s MFA

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

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.

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.

Picturing Possibilities: William T. Wiley in Retrospect

Wiley is perhaps the most versatile artist in the history of American 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.

Painting with Words

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

Matt Wedel

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

Charles Gaines

A provocative survey at the Hammer Museum of Gaines&' early work from 1974-1989 chronicles the emergence of the influential California conceptual artist.

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
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