Archive for the ‘museums’ Category

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 […]


by Kelly Boyd Museum of Contemporary Art Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective The Museum of Contemporary Art has just opened a new show featuring the work of Arshile Gorky.  This is a major retrospective of the man described by the LA Times as an “essential pivot in Modern abstract art.”  The exhibition, the first to display […]


F.B.I. Art Sleuth, Now Author of ‘Priceless’ (NY Times) Review: Yves Klein Retrospective at Hirshhorn Museum (NY Times) TV Review: ‘Work of Art: The Next Great Artist’ on Bravo (LA Times) Art Review: ‘They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures’ at Cherry & Martin (LA Times) Lehman Looks to Sell More Art (WSJ) […]


Louise Bourgeois, Influential Sculptor, is Dead at 98 (NY Times) Creative Dialogue Between 3 Sculptors in West Chelsea (NY Times) A Gathering of Women with Cameras at MoMA (NY Times) Interview:  Marina Abramovic Talks about Her Current  at MoMA (WSJ) Art Review:  Alice Neel Portraits Shine at L.A. Louver (LA Times) What Jeffrey Deitch Should […]


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 […]


The Los Angeles Times‘ Jori Finkel reported that Jeffrey Deitch’s first show at MOCA will be, “Dennis Hopper Double Standard,” curated by Julian Schnabel, opening on July 11, 2010.  Deitch officially starts his new post as museum director on June 1st and the exhibition is being organized with faster than average speed, due in part […]


At $106.5 Million, a Picasso Sets an Auction Record (NY Times) Getty Foundation to Help Restore the Ghent Altarpiece (NY Times) Review of ‘Emily Dickinson’s Garden’ at New York Botanical Garden (NY Times) Heard & Scene:  Costume Institute Gala at the Met (WSJ) Art Review:  Carroll Dunham at Blum & Poe (LA Times) Getty Boss […]