¡Fiesta Cubana!

¡Fiesta Cubana!

Benefit Auction at Pasadena Museum of California Art

On Saturday, the Pasadena Museum of California Art put on ¡Fiesta Cubana! a benefit to celebrate California art and honor the art and education advocates…
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Hrafnhildur Arnar­dóttir, Nervescape VI, 2017.

Reykjavík in LA

Sights and Sounds of Iceland Infuse Disney Hall

The Reykjavík Festival at Walt Disney Concert Hall presents an opportunity to experience a site-specific installation by Icelandic artist Hrafnhildur Arnardóttir and a film by…
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Bruce Conner, A MOVIE, 1958, courtesy of the Conner Family Trust and Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, ©The Artist Rights Society.

Bruce Conner

Kohn Gallery

 In the darkened gallery, a single row of seats faces a large screen on which a series of images loop. These images run by in…
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Jane Hugentober, Remembering Self 2 (Softening of the Heart), 2016, ©Jane Hugentober, courtesy of Harmony Murphy Gallery, Los Angeles.

Jane Hugentober

Harmony Murphy Gallery

With work that has a firm footing in the traditions of the fiber arts, Jane Hugentober builds the case for a powerful conceptual dimension within…
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Ehren Tool, One of Thousands, 2011, stoneware with ceramic decals, courtesy of the Craft & Folk Art Museum, photo by Noel Bass

Craft Revolution

Bringing Folk Art Back to the People

The Craft and Folk Art Museum—its unlikely frontage peering mischievously over Museum Row—has in the last few years come to the forefront of the LA…
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Rebecca Campbell, Miss April 1971 (2015), courtesy of the artist and L.A. Louver, Venice

Rebecca Campbell and Samantha Fields

University Art Museum, CSU / Long Beach

In this two-person exhibition of paintings, drawings, collages, sculptures and writing, Rebecca Campbell and Samantha Fields mine their own personal histories, passing them through the…
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Alexandra Grant, I was born to love not to hate (1), 2014, Courtesy of the Artist, Photo credit: Brian Forrest

Alexandra Grant and Steve Roden

Pasadena Museum of California Art

“These Carnations Defy Language” started with Alexandra Grant and Steve Roden’s mutual enchantment with the writings of the French poet and essayist, Francis Ponge. Ponge…
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Edith Beaucage, Rave Prose, 2015, Courtesy the artist and CB1 Gallery (Jay Oligny Photographer)

Edith Beaucage

CB1 Gallery / Los Angeles

An exploration of storytelling through the riotous use of color is at the core of this new body of work by Edith Beaucage. The figures…
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Jennifer Steinkamp, Gender Specific, 1989, installation at Bliss.

Spaces of Times Past

Shape Shifting

After I received my MFA in the early ’90s, this country was in the midst of a serious economic downturn and alternative gallery spaces were…
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Phyllis Green, Red Hat, 2015, Courtesy of the artist and LAM Gallery, photo credit: Ave Pildas.

Phyllis Green

LAM Gallery / Los Angeles

Phyllis Green’s “Walking the Walk” consists of sculptural works that also function as garments and performance props. Their use as such is documented by photographs…
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Francisco X. Siqueiros, photo by John David O'Brien.

RECONNOITER

Francesco X. Siqueiros Interview

Francesco X. Siqueiros is an artist/printmaker, founder of El Nopal Press, publishing fine-art limited-edition prints since 1990 in downtown Los Angeles. The focus of El…
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Eric Wesley, New Realistic Figures (Sleeping): Confucius, 2015. Photo courtesy the artist and 356 S. Mission Rd.

Eric Wesley

356 S Mission Rd / Los Angeles

Eric Wesley loves to kid around and unbalance the viewer. In this survey or rearrangement and reworking of objects from his production dating back a…
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John Altoon

John Altoon

Los Angeles County Museum of Art

John Altoon couples his relaxed, entirely convincing painterly hand with a flippant disregard for norms whether social, societal or artistic. His retrospective at LACMA cavorts,…
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