Recent Articles

P.O.S performs, photo by Zoe Prinds-Flash.

The Water Bar is Open

Pouring H2O in the service of enlightenment

A lot has changed over the last two years in the world of water. The high level of lead found in children living in Flint,…
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GUEST LECTURE

GUEST LECTURE

Susan Silton

  LOOK FOR SPECIAL EDITION POSTCARDS BY SUSAN SILTON INSIDE OUR MARCH/APRIL 2017 ISSUE Susan Silton, Delivery Systems, 2017 A special edition for Artillery consisting…
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Alice Neel, Nazis 
Murder Jews, 1936

DECODER

Whatever You Were Doing, It Didn’t Work

If you ever said fine art was a political act, you were wrong. Consciousness-raising—as art’s broad project, as an abstraction somehow implied in the diversions…
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Defaced mural by Ms Saffaa; photo credit Twitter/Ms Saffaa.

CURFEW

Do Two Wrongs Make an Alt-Right?

Melbourne street artist Ms Saffaa painted and wheat-postered a wall with a Muslim feminist protest mural. The collage of Saudi artists and activists shared the…
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Vincent van Gogh (Dutch, 1853–1890), The Bedroom, 1889, The Art Institute of Chicago, Helen Birch Bart­lett Memo­rial Col­lec­tion.

RETROSPECT

Vincent van Gogh's Bedroom

When I first saw a reproduction of The Bedroom I thought, Oh my God, this guy has so few clothes. Later I altered my assessment…
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BUNKER VISION

BUNKER VISION

We Have a Situation

Trying to actually define The Situationists is a slippery business. The more people who weigh in on what they were about, the more confusing it…
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ASK BABS

ASK BABS

Etiquette for Artful Living

SHOULD I STAY OR SHOULD I GO Dear Babs, I’m thinking about leaving the U.S. and moving to Berlin because this country is about to…
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Women's March LA, photo by Scarlet Cheng.

SHOPTALK

Revolution; MOLAA; Gallery Moves; LA Fair Report

Revolution in the Making “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the…
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Art Reviews

Surajlal Mukherjee collection, Dum Dum.

UNDER THE RADAR

Dusty Raga: Robert Millis
Kota Ezawa,The Storm on the Sea of Galilee, 2015, courtesy of the artist and Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Kota Ezawa

Christopher Grimes Gallery / Los Angeles
Steven Hull, Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Wow! Unbelievable!, 2015-16, photo by Grant Mudford, 2016.

Steven Hull

Rosamund Felsen Gallery / Los Angeles
George Legrady, Day & Night Transylvania Hunt, 2015, courtesy of the artist and Edward Cella Art + Architecture

George Legrady

Edward Cella Art + Architecture / Los Angeles
ClaudiaParducci, Murrah Building Rope Drawing 2, 2015, image courtesy of the artist and Ochi Projects.

Claudia Parducci

Ochi Projects / Los Angeles
Jessica Rath, Water Feed #2 (2016), courtesy of the artist, images courtesy of Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, CA, photo by Ruben Diaz.

The Ocelots of Foothill Boulevard

Pitzer College Art Galleries
Kim Schoenstadt, Sightline Construction Series No. 5, 2015, courtesy of the artist and Chimento Contemporary, photo by Ruben Diaz.

Kim Schoenstadt

Chimento Contemporary / Los Angeles
Aaron Wrinkle, Ritual Study Before Offering, 2016.

Aaron Wrinkle

Night Gallery / Los Angeles
Bella Feldman, Break in Case of Emergency, 2015.

Bella Feldman and Ron Weil

VESSEL GALLERY / SAN FRANCISCO
Janet Biggs, Can’t Find My Way Home, 2015, courtesy of the artist and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York.

Janet Biggs

Cristin Tierney / New York
Frank Stella, Harran II, 1967. Polymer and fluorescent polymer paint on canvas. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; gift, Mr. Irving Blum, 1982. © 2015 Frank Stella/Artists Rights Society

Frank Stella: A Retrospective
@Whitney Museum of American Art/New York City

Kathy Butterly

Kathy Butterly

Shoshana Wayne / Los Angeles