Archive for the ‘Los Angeles’ 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 […]


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, […]


by Kelly Boyd The Petersen Automotive Museum recently opened a special exhibition titled Automotivated: Streamlined Fashion and Automobiles, showcasing the connection between early car design and fashion, covering the period from 1913 to 1938.  The show is produced in partnership with the Phoenix Art Museum and was inspired by the 2007 Phoenix Art Museum fashion […]


John Baldessari: Pure Beauty @ LACMA through  09/12/2010 This summer, LACMA has put together a long overdue retrospective of one the most influential American artists working today.  “John Baldessari: Pure Beauty,”  features more than 150 works spanning the artist’s career from 1962 to the present and includes works on canvas, photography, videos and books.  Covering a […]