Sunday, August 18, 2019

Noah Purifoy

Noah Purifoy, co-founder of the Watts Towers Arts Center and creator of the Joshua Tree Outdoor Desert Art Museum, gets a major exhibition at LACMA this summer.

Whitney Biennial: The View From LA

Roughly one-third of the upcoming Whitney Biennial exhibition is comprised of artists from the LA area.

rebels with a lens

A new show of experimental photography from the Strauss Collection in San Diego provides a look back to a time when photographs were still handmade.

master of modernism

In a body of work spanning over half a century, photographer Julius Shulman has created
some of architecture’s most memorable images and provided the definitive view of California’s Modernist legacy. He’s still going.

hard-edge, hard-won: karl benjamin

The remarkable career of one of The Abstract Classicists now on view…

New Angles on Landscape

Building on a rich legacy, numerous California photographers are examining humanity’s complex physical and psychological relationship to the built and natural environment.

a century of CCA

A sprawling exhibition on the 100th anniversary of the California College of the Arts provides a capsule history of the Bay Area art scene.

Postmodern Panorama

Infusing traditional media with ideas gleaned from a broad array of art forms, LA artist Joseph Biel is creating a fragmentary epic, and rethinking representation for the 21st century.

Still Amazing

With the new Clyfford Still Museum, Denver has grabbed a piece of American art history

phoenix rising?

Funky and innovative, Downtown Phoenix remains a draw to artistic urban pioneers. But can it succeed in escaping the shadow of civic neglect and development?

Seattle’s Best

Three years after he left Los Angeles, curator Michael Darling is expanding viewers horizons, and his own, at the Seattle Art Museum

seats of power

With her new video installation at the Getty Center’s decorative arts collection, Nicole Cohen creates a virtual link between the world of Versailles and the 21st century.