Saturday, April 20, 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.

Appreciation: Francis Celentano (1928 – 2016)

The Seattle-based painter and Op Art pioneer continued to create works that appealed to the responsive eye.

Tim Nye

The LA enthusiast behind "Venice in Venice"

John Goodwin

There’s a haunting montage at the end of director Spike Lee’s 2000 film “Bamboozled” showing archival clips from Hollywood movies in which black Americans...

2014 Top 10

art ltd. 2014 Critics TOP TEN LISTS

Land Art Pioneers: Nancy Holt

The combined sense of wholeness and the fragmentary is-for an artist influenced early on by conceptualism and later by Buddhism-part of the enduring framework for Holt’s work, and her legacy to the artists who follow her.

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.

William Kentridge: Animating Agency

South African artist William Kentridge makes his mark in an ambitious, multi-themed non-retrospective at SFMOMA

Star Quality: A Portrait of the Anderson Collection

This fall, the celebrated Bay Area collectors will inaugurate a showcase for their extraordinary postwar trove.

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...

Appreciation: Lee Kelly

Taking public art to the streets.

Remaking Mythology

sculptor alison saar recycles ancient archetypes through her own rough-hewn, lyrical lens to explore the stages in women’s lives.