Archive for the ‘artist projects’ Category

Artist Joel Kyack’s first public project, Superclogger, debuts this month during evening rush hour on freeways throughout the Los Angeles area.  The project is an L.A.P.D.- L.A. Public Domain project curated by Cesar Garcia and presented in collaboration with the Hammer Museum. Kyack will present puppet shows to commuters stuck in traffic jams from the back of a white […]


Louise Bourgeois, Influential Sculptor, is Dead at 98 (NY Times) Creative Dialogue Between 3 Sculptors in West Chelsea (NY Times) A Gathering of Women with Cameras at MoMA (NY Times) Interview:  Marina Abramovic Talks about Her Current  at MoMA (WSJ) Art Review:  Alice Neel Portraits Shine at L.A. Louver (LA Times) What Jeffrey Deitch Should […]


On Sunday, May 16, 2010, from 10am – 2pm, the Hammer Museum is holding its exciting inaugural Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.) featuring a family friendly day of interactive art-making workshops led by an impressive roster of L.A. artists. All proceeds of the event benefit Hammer Kids’ free public programs. All of the projects are […]


Fashion as Art

23Apr10

On Wednesday, April 21, LACMA’s Costume Council featured a brilliant presentation by artist Kimberly Brooks, “Art, Fame, and Fashion.”  Brooks recently completed the Los Angeles component of the The Stylist Project, a series of oil paintings that will eventually be turned into a book.  The Stylist Project hones in on today’s fashion influencers and explores […]


Painting, Still Lively in the 21st Century (NY Times) Kiki Smith:  Works in Glass (NY Times) J.M.W. Turner’s Last Rome Painting to Be Sold (NY Times) Jeff Koons Curator’s Debut Features Candy Giants, Jesus:  Review (Bloomberg) Anish Kapoor to Design $29 Million Olympic Tower (Bloomberg) Cy Twombly:  Hitting the Louvre Ceiling (LA Times) Review:  ‘Leonardo […]


Why not exploit L.A.’s much bemoaned car culture to promote fresh artistic endeavors, blending existing architecture, with pop culture and conceptualism? “How Many Billboards?  Art in Stead” includes 21 newly commissioned works by contemporary artists using the alternative medium of billboards. The works engage in an important visual dialogue with L.A.’s heavily commercialized public space.  The exhibition […]


LA><ART, a leading nonprofit exhibition space in Culver City, offers a wonderful selection of editions by emerging and mid-career artists that support its cutting edge exhibitions, projects, and publications.  Current selections include C-prints in small editions by Shana Lutker, Amir Zaki, and Gregory Michael Hernandez, all for $1,000 or less.  Upcoming editions include works by […]



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