Archive for the ‘contemporary art’ Category

An interview with the artist by Emily Waldorf Munich-born, Los Angeles-based artist Alexandra Wiesenfeld’s inaugural show at Gallery KM includes six large-scale oil on canvas paintings and eight drawings, depicting human and animal figures in surreal dimensions that examine the inner workings of the human psyche.  In this body of work, Wiesenfeld gives us a glimpse […]


Culture Clicks

18Feb11

. Cindy Sherman at MoMA and Elizabeth Peyton at the MET (NY Times) Anna Nicole Reimagined at Covent Garden is Success (NY Times) Review of Lynda Benglis at the New Museum (NY Times) Dark Rebel in a Tahitian Paradise:  Gauguin at the National Gallery of Art (WSJ) Gagosian Buys Warhol Portrait in $99 Million Auction (Bloomberg) […]


Culture Clicks

04Feb11

  The 3rd India Art Summit (NY Times) Colbert Portrait, with Art World Input to be Sold at Auction (NY Times) Dispute Over Jewish Archive Derails Russian Art Loans to US (NY Times) Google’s Art of Technology (WSJ) VIP Art Fair Gets Negative Press as Top Works Go Unsold (Bloomberg) What Artists Think About When […]


Culture Clicks

13Jan11

Shepard Fairey and the A.P. Settle Legal Dispute (NY Times) Mark Landis, Prolific Art Forger (NY Times) MET Costume Institute Gets $10 Million from Jonathan and Lizzie Tisch (WSJ) Billionaires Reveal Treasures as Asian Painters Edge Picasso in Singapore (Bloomberg) How Offensive is Damien Hirst’s Diamond-Encrusted Baby Skull? (LA Times) Art Review:  California Biennial at […]


Based loosely on the Goldilocks story, Jennifer Rubell’s installation consists of forty crock pots of porridge, brown sugar, and raisins.  The installation is the ninth time she has staged a breakfast at The Rubell Family Collection and this year it breaks through the back security wall of the collection, inviting guests, like the three bears, […]


Works are selling at Art Basel Miami Beach but the buzz of years past has dissipated, leading to a less crowded fair where galleries can do business and collectors can peruse with slightly less fanfare. According to The New York Times, the blue-chip galleries Gagosian, David Zwirner, Pace and Andrea Rosen are all making sales and […]


There has been a flurry of press coverage hailing Los Angeles as the new capital of the art world.  From Lauren A.E. Shuker’s article,”The L.A. Art Boom,” in The Wall Street Journal to Elizabeth Khuri Chandler’s article in C magazine, “Art on the Move,” the word on the street is that after decades of setting the stage, […]