Posts Tagged ‘Hammer Museum’

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 […]


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 […]


Portraits of Alice Neel’s Legacy of Realism (NY Times) From William Furlong and Audio Arts, a New Book (NY Times) Paris Journal:  Chatter of Swindles and Scames at Drouot (NY Times) Art Dealer Admits Lying to FBI Over Faked $2 Million Picasso (WSJ) Critic’s Notebook:  What L.A. Might Ask of Eli Broad (LA Times) Hammer […]


Bustling Armory Opening Heralds Contemporary Art Market Resurgence (ARTINFO) The AI Interview:  Alex Katz (ARTINFO) Buyer of Giacometti Sculpture is Revealed (NY Times) The Koons Collection (NY Times) Anger and Angst, Explored with Animation by William Kentridge (NY Times) At the Hammer, Louisa Lambri Makes Herself at Home (LA Times) Richard Wyatt’s Reunion with His […]


By Emily Waldorf On Wednesday, March 18th, curator Ali Subotnick led a walkthrough of the Hammer’s must-see biennial, Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A., for the Fellows of Contemporary Art (FOCA).  The exhibit is the latest in the “Hammer Invitational” series that has highlighted artists working in Los Angeles since 2001.  Nine Lives features the […]


Pulling Art Sales Out of Thinning Air:  Gagosian Gallery (NY Times) Art of the Computer Generation at the New Museum (NY Times) Beyond the Armory:  Volta, Pulse, and Scope Slideshow (NY Times) L.A.’s Artistic Iconoclasts:  “Nine Lives” at the Hammer (LA Times) Strong Suit:  Armor in the Art Market (WSJ) Optimism Ahead of Maastricht Fair […]


By Laura Gatewood Resisting the pull of the tortured soul cliché, painter Edgar Arceneaux has managed to attain both artistic and commercial prominence while also taking up the mantle of community service as director of the Watts House Project in South Central Los Angeles.  His often conceptual artwork explores themes of memory, perception, and how […]



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