Good Art, Drunk MFAs & Free Bracelets

Good Art, Drunk MFAs & Free Bracelets

UTA Artist Space, Ibid & MaRS

Saturday evening happy hour was well spent on South Anderson Street hopping between UTA Artist Space, Ibid Gallery and Museum as Retail Space UTA’s “HeatWave”…
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Skip Snow, Naked Man, 2017, oil on linen, 48" x 50"

Skip Snow’s “Virtual Reality Trump” and a Call for Entries

I’m still receiving submissions of political art even though the deadline for the exhibition has passed. One in particular, however, I want to share with…
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Scot Heywood: Shift|Stack|Sunyata, (installation view). Courtesy of Peter Blake Gallery.

Peter Blake Gallery:

Scot Heywood

Minimalism is alive and well in Southern California. In tandem with the current exhibition of historic California Hard-Edge painter John McLaughlin’s work at LACMA, preceded…
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Gregory Michael Hernandez, Ghost Window Chapel

The Joshua Treenial 2017: Event Horizon

More Desert Art

Okay, not to be completely overshadowed by Desert X—which takes place in Coachella Valley, the Low Desert—the Joshua Treenial will be returning to the High…
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The Trisha Brown Dance Company’s “In Plain Site”

The Trisha Brown Dance Company’s “In Plain Site”

at the Getty Center

Maybe every gesture that you make can birth a fresh way of living. Perhaps by merely looking over your shoulder, or touching the ground, you…
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Safe in our Tribe

Safe in our Tribe

Terence Koh closing at Moran Bondaroff

What do you think about when you’re looking at art? Whether its conscious or not, we’ve all had that internal query: Do I get it?…
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Daniel Pitín, Limit Shapes (2016), courtesy of the artist and Nicodim Gallery.

Nicodim Gallery:

Daniel Pitín

Daniel Pitín’s paintings allegorize the uneasy tension between our mortal individuality and the cold cardboard abyss of the computerized world. Most works in his current…
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Venice dumps on Damien

Venice dumps on Damien

Damien Hirst greeted in Italy with 40kg of pooh

He turned into a commonly recognized name in the wake of pickling the carcasses of a sheep, a cow and even a shark, in formaldehyde,…
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Thinh Nguyen, Grab Nastay, 2016, digital poster print, detail

Online Exhibition: Politically Inspired Art: Part 2

Thanks to everyone who submitted work for Politically Inspired Art: Part 2. I received three times the number of submissions as I did for Part…
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Mike Diana’s “Boiled Angel”

Mike Diana’s “Boiled Angel”

at Superchief

If there’s one thing people know about Superchief it’s that they know how to throw a party. The opening on Saturday for “Boiled Angel” is…
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Cole Case, Vista Del Mar Nocturne (2016), courtesy of the artist and Chimento Contemporary.

Chimento Contemporary:

Cole Case

Cole Case is a man obsessed with: airplanes, the night sky, palm trees, runways, depopulated public spaces and his own private plethora of nostalgic memorabilia….
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EDITOR’S LETTER

EDITOR’S LETTER

March-April 2017

Dear Readers In our last issue, which came out in January, I wrote about Trump becoming our president and the effect this potentially disastrous turn…
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