Sunday, February 17, 2019

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.

DIALOGUE: Peter Clothier

The LA-based writer has made looking at art into a meditative practice.

Trenton Doyle Hancock

Trenton Doyle Hancock has gained a national audience by building his own fictional universe. Robert Boyd sits down with the Houston-based artist to discuss his origin story.

“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

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.

LA Sculptors

Nathan Mabry: Mystical Hybrids
Among the new generation of young, LA-based sculptors who reference modernism explicitly in their work, few do it with the wit, smarts, reverence, irreverence...

Barry McGee: Beyond The Street

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

APPRECIATION: Wayne Thiebaud

A man, a plan, California

2015 Top Tens

Favorite exhibitions throughout the year

Natural Catastrophes

A diverse group of artists with a dystopian view of nature are sounding the alarm in the Pacific Northwest.

28 Chinese

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

Appreciation: Peter Alexander

Inspired by water, the pioneering Light and Space artist journeyed both artistically and aesthetically, before rediscovering resin at the Centre Pompidou in 2006.