Sunday, August 18, 2019

John McLaughlin

John McLaughlin is where it starts. He is the austere fountain from which sprang the “LA Look,” the cooler-than-school-of-New York sensibility that predominated in...

Carmen Herrera

There are many object lessons to take from Carmen Herrera’s first retrospective at a major museum, the Whitney, at the tender age of 101,...

Collecting: Robert Shiell

Drawn to representational works imbued with rich psychological complexity, the LA and Palm Springs collector has pursued his own eloquent and distinctive vision.

Dialogue: UC Davis

The new Manetti Shrem Museum of Art at UC Davis highlights the significant and ongoing legacy of this Northern Californian artistic bastian.

Collecting: Kansas City

Collectors Dick and Evelyn Belger, Bill and Cindy Gautreaux, and Bruce Hartman, have each assembled significant, substantial, and very different, art collections.

David Taylor

Working on his own and with artist Marcos Ramírez ERRE, Arizona photographer DAVID TAYLOR envisions the US-Mexico border, both as it is, and as a state of mind.

Kathryn Andrews

Employing props, costumes and other movie collectibles, the LA artist deconstructs presidential elections, gender relations, and the mechanisms of cultural desire.

Claire Falkenstein

From Venezia to Venice, California, Claire Falkenstein (1908-1997) proved herself to be a versatile and pioneering artist, in three and more dimensions.

Made in LA 2016: a, the, though, only

This year's edition of the Hammer biennial luxuriates in the de-materialized,
the ephemeral, and the transitory.

IN PEAK FORM

A trio of female Chicago artists-Barbara Rossi, Phyllis Bramson, and Diane Simpson-are hitting their stride and attracting new fans, well into their careers.

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.

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.