Sunday, August 18, 2019

Collecting: Carl & Marilynn Thoma

Spanning from Spanish Colonial painting to New Mexico modernism to 21st century digital artwork, the Thoma Collection is a national resource, and a Santa Fe highlight.

Wallace Berman

A new show on California artist Wallace Berman (1926-1976) makes the case for his enduring significance as a seminal cultural figure and numinous conduit of his times.

David Ireland: Revisiting 500 Capp Street

The reopening of 500 Capp Street earlier this year, and several recent exhibitions on his work, recall the influential Bay Area artist’s playful-but-profound, self-effacing sensibility.

DIALOGUE: Gwen Chanzit

A new show at the Denver Art Museum highlights the significant, if often overlooked, contribution of women painters to the Abstract Expressionist movement.

APPRECIATION: Helen Lundeberg

Celebrated in a new museum retrospective, the pioneering West Coast artist proudly wore her classicist label in an expansive career that evolved from Surrealism to hard- edged, landscape-based abstraction.

ART + TECH + PACE

Bridging the worlds of art and technology, Pace Gallery affirms its presence in the Silicon Valley with an immersive exhibition of the Japan-based collaborative teamLab.

Introducing the MONSTER ROSTER

Out of the existential dread of postwar America, a group of Chicago artists founded a loose movement that preceded Imagism, and laid the roots for the city’s signature style.

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.

REBECCA CAMPBELL

Investing narrative painting with her own personal content and a keen appreciation for artifice, the LA-based painter is hitting her stride with three new bodies of work.

2015 Top Tens

Favorite exhibitions throughout the year

Collecting: Cheech Marin

The popular comedian’s decades-long dedication, and enthusiasm for collecting Chicano art is highlighted in a new exhibition of his collection at Mesa, AZ.

Sarah Cain

The Los Angeles-based painter is making her mark through her adventurous approach to abstraction.