jill moniz with Alison Saar's Smokin' Papa Chaud, 2001 Photo: Tito Molina, HRDWRKER courtesy of CAAM

jill moniz: The Quotidian Blacksmith

Reconnoiter

jill moniz has been a curator at the California African American Museum (CAAM) and is now principal of her own downtown gallery, Quotidian. She curated…
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Louis Vuitton artists’ bag design, photo by Scarlet Cheng.

Shoptalk

SUR: biennial; CURRENT: LA; Louis Vuitton X; Desert X Al-Ula; R.I.P. Deborah Marrow

Go Directly to Go The fall art season has taken off like a steeplechase, with so many openings on the weekends that one can take…
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Laura Cohen, New York Love, 04-2019, NY NY, iphone7.jpg

CODE ORANGE: NOV-DEC 2019

Winners & Finalists

Congratulations to our winner Laura Cohen and our finalists. Cohen’s photo is seen above and first in our photo gallery in the November/December issue of Artillery. The…
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Nan Goldin Met Protest.

Art Brief

Blood Money?

In September during a visit to Paris, I got lost in the Louvre, a common occurrence caused by its diabolical mazelike layout (maps are useless)…
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Decoder

Decoder

Reviews in the Digital Age

Everything about the way we talk about art in public is vestigial, left over from the birth of print. Once upon a time this conversation…
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SIGHTS UNSCENE

SIGHTS UNSCENE

Avenue 50 Studio, Inc., Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA, 2019

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UNDER THE RADAR

UNDER THE RADAR

You always hear about how we’re living in a golden age of TV, but you rarely hear the same thing about comic books. Which is…
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USA vs RUSSIA at the Halloween Party, Paris Ballroom TV 2017

Bunker Vision

The Sport of Walking

Shortly after I installed the YouTube channel, I found my official “sport.” I went for weeks not knowing what this wonderful thing that I was…
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Ask Babs

Ask Babs

Another Man’s Treasure

DEAR BABS: “I’ve been an artist for a long time and I want to get rid of my old art. I don’t want it anymore and…
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Chris Burden, Urban Light, at LACMA

SHOPTALK

Tarry Nights at LACMA; New Director for ICA LA; R.I.P. Cynthia Maughan & Don Suggs

Tarry Nights at LACMA It’s summer, but the traffic is as bad as ever, and the art world continues to percolate.   Yours Truly recently came upon an evening concert…
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Diane Cockerill Ce n'est plus pas un palmier 2019 Arts District, Los Angeles Digital Photograph

CODE ORANGE: SEPTEMBER-OCTOBER 2019

Winners & Finalists

Congratulations to our winner Diane Cockerill and our finalists. Cockerill’s photo is seen above and first in our photo gallery. Her image is also printed in the…
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SIGHTS UNSCENE

SIGHTS UNSCENE

Assemblage, Nicodim Gallery Opening, Los Angeles, 2018

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What's Going To Happen To Us? (Bren't Lewiis Ensemble Tour Diary) by Seymour Glass, BUFMS/Tedium House 2019.

UNDER THE RADAR

Soundscapes

Perhaps the best-known configuration of the ever-shifting alliances within the legendary Los Angeles Free Music Society (LAFMS) is the art-noise supergroup Extended Organ (XO). There’s…
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DECODER

DECODER

Fidelity to the Chair

“The only principle in art is balance,” this was my high school art teacher and she was great—but that was hack advice. If you’re trying…
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Toshio Matsumoto, "Funeral Parade of Roses" [still], 1969.

BUNKER VISION

THE OTHER ROSE PARADE

“I am a wound and a sword, a victim and an executioner” are the first words that appear on the screen. A tender love scene…
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