Tuesday, October 15, 2019

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.

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.

The Enduring Appeal of ED PASCHKE

With the opening of the Ed Paschke Arts Center, the famed Chicago Imagist returns to Chicago, bringing his studio, legacy, and the demi-monde to Jefferson Park.

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.

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.

Matt Wedel

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

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 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.

“Super Saturated!” SoCal Abstraction

With inspirations as diverse as the sun, surf and pixels, three SoCal artists bring a vibrant new twist on modernist abstraction

Llyn Foulkes

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

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.

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

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