Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Currents: International New Media Festival 2017

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Richard Diebenkorn’s MFA

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

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

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.

Jason Rhoades: Everything is Everything

The taboo-shattering LA installation artist is the subject of a major gallery retrospective, and striking a chord with a new generation, a decade after his death.

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.

28 Chinese

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

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.
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