Carlson Hatton at Barrett Art Gallery at Santa Monica College

Carlson Hatton at Barrett Art Gallery at Santa Monica College

Carlson Hattonat Barrett Art Gallery at Santa Monica College Carlson Hatton, Random Neurons Firing, 2014Carlson Hatton’s immense and powerful exhibition of mostly mixed media drawings…
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An Evening with Jeff Koons and John Waters

An Evening with Jeff Koons and John Waters

The Dark Side of A Shiny Dog

[Orpheum Theatre, Los Angeles, February 24, 2013]  ‘The best defense,’ as the old saying in legal and sporting circles goes, ‘is a good offense.’  John…
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Protest Breaks Out at Guggenheim

Protest Breaks Out at Guggenheim

GothamistAs hundreds of tourists and art lovers enjoyed the Guggenheim’s evening of free admission last night, scores of activists briefly took control of the museum,…
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Corcoran Gallery of Art ceases to exist

Corcoran Gallery of Art ceases to exist

The Washington PostThe Corcoran Gallery of Art and its college through the years: The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington’s oldest private art museum, and its venerable…
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Daniel Joseph Martinez at Roberts & Tilton

Daniel Joseph Martinez at Roberts & Tilton

Daniel Joseph Martinezat Roberts & Tilton Daniel Joseph Martinez, If I Wanted To, 2013Daniel Joseph Martinez has gone mad, once again—beautifully and seemingly irrevocably insane….
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Miami artist destroys $1 million Ai Weiwei vase in protest

Miami artist destroys $1 million Ai Weiwei vase in protest

CNNHe’s been photographed dropping vases before — but that doesn’t mean it’s OK for just anyone to do it. Ai Weiwei has made a name…
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Google+ and Saatchi Gallery partner to launch gif competition

Google+ and Saatchi Gallery partner to launch gif competition

Marketing MagazineGoogle has partnered with The Saatchi Gallery to launch a photographic contest judged by Baz Lurhmann and Tracey Emin that embraces the popular gif…
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Morgan Fisher at China Art Objects

Morgan Fisher at China Art Objects

Morgan Fisherat China Art Objects Rejoice! Color field painting is far from dead, and in fact can be seen thriving in its natural habitat no…
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Shia LaBeouf is really sorry, apologizes with #IAMSORRY at Cohen Gallery

Shia LaBeouf is really sorry, apologizes with #IAMSORRY at Cohen Gallery

DefamerOn Tuesday, serial plagiarist and “not famous” famous actor Shia LaBeouf invited the public to join him at his latest cry for help in Los…
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Chris Johanson, I Do Not Know But Am Open to Learning, 2013; commissioned by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, courtesy the artist; Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco; Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York; and The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York; © Chris Johanson; photo: Ian Reeves

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San Francisco’s MOMA Closed for construction, yet more open than ever

SFMOMA brings national and international artists to the Silicon Valley community of Los Altos in this unique multisite exhibition

The San Francisco Museum of Art is closed for the year while its downtown facility undergoes a major renovation and expansion. But that hasn’t meant…
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Art Flippers Chase Fresh Stars

Art Flippers Chase Fresh Stars

BloombergFlipping has picked up as wealthy collectors chase paintings by emerging artists with the goal of reselling them quickly for a profit, a strategy some…
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TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT: INSTITUTION, IMAGE, IDEOLOGY

TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT: INSTITUTION, IMAGE, IDEOLOGY

 Starting this Sunday, the UCLA Hammer Museum in Los Angeles is admission free. And the free-for-all will have a new exhibit that tells viewers they…
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Rene Ricard, Art Arbiter With Wildean Wit, Dies at 67

Rene Ricard, Art Arbiter With Wildean Wit, Dies at 67

New York Times“I’ve never worked a day in my life,” Rene Ricard, then 32, wrote in an essay for The New York Times Op-Ed page…
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Reverb at Torrance Art Museum

Reverb at Torrance Art Museum

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