Vijat Mohindra, from exhibition "Always Believe that Something Wonderful is About to Happen", 2016

Vijat Mohindra

MaRS Gallery

Well known as a fashion photographer, Vijat Mohindra has made a career of photographing artsy spreads and celebrity fashion shoots for glossy magazines. He is…
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Marc Horowitz, photo by Stefan Simchowitz, 2015.

Marc Horowitz

More Than Just Clowning Around

Marc Horowitz has shifted in the past few years from his early work, bridging performance, social practice, entertainment and social media, into the more traditional…
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Sam Falls, Gravity, 2016; ©Sam Falls, courtesy of Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles.

Sam Falls

Hannah Hoffman Gallery

Visual affinities extend throughout Sam Falls’ solo exhibition at Hannah Hoffman, suggesting relationships between natural phenomena and man-made objects, while also developing a thematic unity…
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Photo by Andrew Herrold, courtesy of the Hammer Museum.

RECONNOITER

Aram Moshayedi

Aram Moshayedi is a curator at the Hammer Museum. He organized “Made in L.A. 2016” with Hamza Walker, Director of Education and Associate Curator, Renaissance…
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James Georgopoulos, Luddite, 2016, ©James Georgopoulos, courtesy of MAMA Gallery, Los Angeles.

James Georgopoulos

MAMA Gallery / Los Angeles

With an observer’s detachment in the face of dire predictions of humanity’s demise from the rapidly developing field of artificial intelligence (AI), in “The Earth…
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Photo by Eric Minh Swenson

RECONNOITER

Dhyandra Lawson

Dhyandra Lawson is a curatorial assistant in the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). ARTILLERY: Please describe your…
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Christopher Richmond, Panthalassa, 2015 (still), courtesy the artist and Moskowitz Bayse, Los Angeles

Christopher Richmond

Moskowitz Bayse / Los Angeles

Christopher Richmond’s “Double Fantasy,” a pairing of his videos Panthalassa (2015) and Rendezvous (2016) in his solo debut at Moskowitz Bayse, like much video work,…
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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

The whimsically titled three person exhibition “The Ocelots of Foothill Boulevard” featuring works by Mark Dion, Jessica Rath and Dana Sherwood, investigates the site of…
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Andy Fedak, Volumes and Daydreams, 2015.

Andy Fedak

Luckman Gallery / Los Angeles

Playfully assaulting the construct of the rational, coherent, autonomous individual in his solo exhibition “You Have Nothing To Worry About,” Andy Fedak’s new stereoscopic (3D)…
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Nuttaphol Ma, Born by the River, 2011, (Day 01: Badwater Basin. 282 feet below sea level.

Humble Materials: NuttapHol Ma

The Artist Feels the Earth Move

On a hot August night in the Pico-Union neighborhood near Downtown Los Angeles, Nuttaphol (pronounced nut-tah-pun) Ma welcomed me to The China Outpost, the project…
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William Powhida, Relational Wall, Watercolor, colored pencil, and graphite on panel, 40” x 60”, 2009, Courtesy of Raymond Learsy and Melva Bucksbaum

(Un)Reliably Ranking MFA Education

And Does Anyone Really Care?

More than any other MFA programs in Southern California—there are in excess of a dozen—CalArts and UCLA have long been associated with art super-stardom. Whether…
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