Archive for February, 2010

Whitney 75th Biennial Declared Women’s Biennial (NY Times) Design for New American Embassy in London Criticized (NY Times) In Vancouver, an Artwork With Its Own Barkeeps (NY Times) Art Review:  Mercedes Matter at the Weisman Museum (LA Times) Art Review:  Chris Barnard at Sam Lee Gallery (LA Times) Swann’s African-American Art Auction Soars (ARTINFO) New […]


Artists, Architects, and Designers Contemplate the Void at the Guggenheim (NY Times) Big Show of Picasso’s Mediterranean Years Planned for Gagosian in London (NY Times) Signs of Rebound at last month’s Winter Antiques Show (NY Times) LACMA Announces Three Inaugural Shows for New Resnick Pavilion (LA Times) This Year’s ARCOmadrid Puts Spotlight on L.A. Artists […]


by Caroline Newman Lillian Bassman’s “Women” is a beautiful ensemble of photographer’s images of fashionable women with an emphasis on light, form, and shadow.  The show, at Peter Fetterman Gallery at Bergamot Station will transport you back to a time when fashion photography captured the elegance of the 1940’s and 50’s.  Bassman’s highly contrasted, black and […]


by Emily Waldorf On January 22nd, I attended a panel called “The Fine Art of Collecting Fine Prints” at the Los Angeles Art Show.  The panel was moderated by curator Michele Deziel  and included Collectors/Curators/Writers, Reba and Dave Williams and Kevin Murphy, PhD, Associate Curator of American Art at the Huntington Art Collections. Here is […]


Previously published on ForYourArt By Emily Waldorf On January 29th, five female art professionals participated in a panel discussion, “Playing Fair:  Women in the Contemporary Art Market,” at the inaugural Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair at the Pacific Design Center.  Art dealer Kimberly Light of Kim Light/Lightbox moderated the panel and opened up the dialogue […]


By Suzanne Lenzer It’s been years since I’ve gone out on Valentine’s Day. The main reason being that the food always seems a bit less than fabulous on that particular night (add to that the fact being out with a bunch of other New Yorkers seems to defeat the purpose of spending an evening alone […]


Iron Checkbook Shapes Cultural Los Angeles (NY Times) From Instant Thrill of Polaroid, Enduring Art, Now for Sale (NY Times) Alexander McQueen, Designer, is Dead at 40 (NY Times) Giacometti Record and Other Bright Spots for the Art Market (WSJ) Renoir as Closet Modernist at LACMA (WSJ) Fight for Doig, Fontana Boosts $84.5 Million Sotheby’s […]