Untitled (Bed Headboard) 1958

Noah Purifoy

LACMA

Noah Purifoy made it his life long duty to seek art everywhere in everything, and to do so with tremendous poise and discernment. The retrospective…
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LACA archive

Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA)

The Recorder Was Left On, or The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning

When I enter the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive for the first time, I know that I have not viewed art in any space like it…
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Deedee Cheriel

Deedee Cheriel

KP Projects/MKG

Deedee Cheriel’s work feels akin to falling headlong into a rendition of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream while drinking a pint of Buffalo Trace Bourbon on…
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Going Station to Station with Doug Aitken

Going Station to Station with Doug Aitken

New Documentary Opens at Nuart Theater

In 2013 artist Doug Aitken realized an extraordinarily ambitious art project, “Station to Station,” a kind of continuous art performance on wheels.  This one rolled…
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Little Richard, Fillmore West, San Francisco, 1969
Photo by Baron Wolman.

Bill Graham

An Expert and Innovative Display at the Skirball Cultural Center

Popular music is increasingly a topic of exhibition in the museum and gallery world but I’ve found its presentation can be either overwhelming or underwhelming….
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Abir Karmakar, "View VI", 2015

Uncanny Space

Abir Karmakar at Aicon Gallery / New York

Drawing a fine line between voyeurism and vigilance, Indian artist Abir Karmakar’s second solo exhibition “Uncanny Space” at Aicon Gallery continues with his preoccupation of…
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JOSÉ RODOLFO LOAIZA ONTIVEROS, Lost Boy, 2015

Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros

La Luz De Jesus

Gertrude Stein once famously wrote, “A rose is a rose is a rose,” and Jose Rodolfo Loaiza Ontiveros, whose exhibition “Wonder Pop,” consisting of Disney characters…
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