Archive for June, 2009

What:  Jo Ann Callis:  Woman Twirling @ Getty Museum When:  Through August 9, 2009 Where:  The Getty Center 1200 Getty Center Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90049 Why:  It is not widely known that the Getty features strong contemporary art programming and Jo Ann Callis’ current show is no exception.  Callis was one of the first participants in […]


How the Art World Memorialized the King of Pop (ARTINFO) The Rage to Buy Vanishing Art Works in London (NY Times – Global Edition) Dan Graham at Whitney:  A Round Peg (NY Times) In Chelsea, Art Intersects with Reality of Iranian Conflict (NY Times) Cai Guo-Qiang Turns Gunpowder into Art at Guggenheim Bilbao (WSJ) The […]


What: Jeana Sohn:  Sleep Sleep Where:  Taylor de Cordoba, 2660 S. La Cienega Boulevard, Culver City, CA 90034 When:  Through June 27, 2009 Why:  Los Angeles-based, CalArts-educated Jeana Sohn’s new work is breathtaking in its edgy innocence.  The series of paintings on panel feature doll like fairies surrounded by natural, botanical images that are filled […]


By Meg Emmitt The United States has become associated with anything and everything “larger than life”. To steal a quote from my favorite food network chef, Duff Goldman, “We make it bigger, make it badder, we make it awesome!” As I have experienced first hand, this is the sentiment echoed by people across the globe when […]


‘Futurism’ at Tate Modern: The Futurists’ Futile Chase After Motion (NY Times) In Venice, Peter Greenaway Takes Veronese’s Figures Out to Play (NY Times) This Summer, Some Galleries Are Sweating Their Survival (NY Times) ‘Your Bright Future’ at LACMA (LA Times) Christie’s Resumes Cutting Jobs After May N.Y. Auctions Decline (Bloomberg) Judge Slams MoMA, Guggenheim […]



By Meg Emmitt Ahhhh the GMB… so much to say about this espectaculo and I feel so conflicted over the subject! Without a doubt, the building is something special. It literally radiates… The titanium glistens like a rare gem. Its like seeing a HUGE celebrity and not being able to divert your gaze (which happened to […]