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Cryptic PST Billboards

SHOPTALK

PST Buttons; Comings & Goings; New York, New York

BUTTON UP At the opening of “Circles and Circuits” at the Chinese American Museum on Sept. 19, visitors rushing into the show picked up small…
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Dale Chihuly, Red Reeds on Logs, 2017

ART BRIEF

Inside the Glass Menagerie

Does anyone really believe that Michelangelo or Rubens painted all their works—every single stroke? Of course they didn’t. They had assistants working on their art…
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“Reflections,”Krystal Schultheiss, another 2017 Artist-in-Residence (photo credit Digital Graffiti Festival)

Cerebral Graffiti

Social Cinema on the Florida Coast

Alys Beach is a 158-acre community along the shores of the Gulf of Mexico, on Florida’s panhandle coast. Each of the 107 chalk-white homes and…
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installation view,
“Social Places” theme. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Photo: Brian Forrest.

Radical Women at the Hammer

Out From the Shadows

It’s often said that the victor writes the history, and I don’t think it’s a stretch to say that men, and society in general, have…
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Over Easy p. 28

UNDER THE RADAR

Mimi Pond’s Wild Ride, In Two Volumes

Mimi Pond is a legendary figure in LA—part of the generation of independently-minded cartoonists nurtured—then dumped—by the alternative media, she also wrote the first-aired episode…
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Thomas Gainsborough’s The Blue Boy, (c.1770)

RETROSPECT

Thomas Gainsborough (1727–1788)

We all know The Blue Boy (c. 1770) by Thomas Gainsborough, and for some of us there is a special attachment, while others only know…
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Illustration by Petra Larsen

ASK BABS

THE DECEPTION OF THE RECEPTION

Dear Babs, I like Artillery because there is a variety of art and articles. Most recently I was shocked (kind of) like you when Anonymous,…
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DEAD OR ALIVE: Sparky Schultz

DEAD OR ALIVE: Sparky Schultz

Art Is What You Can Get Away With

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Art Reviews

Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman, Mecalux Retro-fit: Framework for Incremental Housing, installation view, 2017, ©Estudio Teddy Cruz + Forman, courtesy of the artists and OCMA

2017 California-Pacific Triennial

Orange County Museum of Art / Newport Beach, CA
Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, The Evanesced #107, 2016, © Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle, courtesy of the artist and Jenkins Johnson Gallery

Kenyatta A.C. Hinkle

California African American Museum / Los Angeles
Star Montana, Sandra, 2017, © Star Montana, courtesy of the artist and the Main Museum, photo by Elon Schoenholz

Star Montana

The Main Museum / Los Angeles
Grace Hartigan, The King Is Dead, 1950, Permanent Collection, Snite Museum of Art,
University of Notre Dame, 
Estate of Grace Hartigan.

Women of Abstract Expressionism

Palm Springs Museum of Art
Chris Antemann, Forbidden Fruit Dinner Party (detail), 2013, Meissen Porcelain®, image courtesy of MEISSEN®

Chris Antemann

Crocker Art Museum / Sacramento, CA
Like a Bird, 1984, ©Richard Deacon, courtesy of the artist, Raymond and Patsy Nasher Collection, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, and the San Diego Museum of Art

Richard Deacon

San Diego Museum of Art
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