Thursday, August 22, 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.

Hugo Crosthwaite

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

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...

“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

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

28 Chinese

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

Pillars of Glass

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

West of Rome Public Art

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

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.

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.

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.

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.
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