Saturday, August 17, 2019

Painting with Words

Emerging artist Alexandra Grant crafts elaborate webs of words in paint and wire to examine the ways we look at language.

APPRECIATION: F. Scott Hess

Adapting the skills-and narrative impulse-of the Old Masters into contemporary allegory, the LA painter merges realism and surrealism to create his own dynamic, fictive stage.

Currents: International New Media Festival 2017

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

Richard Diebenkorn’s MFA

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

Larry Bell

Through a transformation of ordinary materials, the Light and Space pioneer plays with reflection, illusion and our perception of reality.

Hugo Crosthwaite

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

DIALOGUE: Peter Clothier

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

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.

DIALOGUE: Ceramics in the 21st Century

What does it mean to be a ceramic artist in the 21st century? It’s a good question, and one big enough that we didn’t feel we could answer it ourselves.

LACMA’s broad and winding road

Completing phase I of its grand transformation, LACMA unveils its new broad contemporary art museum and welcomes a major modern art collection that isn't really theirs.

The Hess Collection

Collector Donald Hess blends his passions, displaying a world-class modern art collection at a Napa winery.

2015 Top Tens

Favorite exhibitions throughout the year