Archive for the ‘galleries’ Category

Opinion:  Can Art be ‘Priceless’ in Rocky Times?  (NY Times) LACMA Acquires Gursky Ocean Abstracts (NY Times) Halsey Minor Awarded $8.57 in Suit Against Christie’s (NY Times) Art World Profile:  Yvonne Force Villreal of Art Production Fund (WSJ) Site-Specific Work Shines at ‘Greater New York 2010’ at MoMA P.S. 1 (WSJ) Top International Architectural Firms […]


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 […]


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 […]


Damaged Picasso Returns to the Met After Repair (NY Times) At LAX, the Saucer is Ready to Land Again (NY Times) After-Hours Programs at Bay Area Museums – An Uneven Mix (NY Times) Masterpieces from Dulwich Picture Gallery, at the Frick Collection (WSJ) Pae White, an Artist “In the World” (LA Times) LACMA’s Collectors Committee […]


German artist Andreas Gursky’s installation of fifteen c-prints is a fitting inaugural show for Gagosian Gallery’s newly expanded 3,030 square foot Beverly Hills space, designed by Richard Meier & Partners.  This is the first big show for Gursky in Los Angeles and includes six works from his new “Ocean” series as well as nine retrospective works […]


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 […]


by Kelly Boyd Layers of pigment, built up with brushes and palate knives on cardboard and canvas make up Mark Grotjahn’s Seven Faces exhibit, now showing at Blum & Poe.  Reminiscent of Picasso and drawing inspiration from Les Demoiselles d’Avignon, the exhibition features thirteen paintings, most of them quite large, and quite recent.  While the […]