Posts Tagged ‘Ed Ruscha’

by Caroline Newman “New Topographics: Photography and the Man-Altered Landscape,” currently at LACMA, explores the man-altered landscape through ten fascinating perspectives.  This use of different viewpoints of the photographer underlines the fact that photography is an art form with it’s own characteristics, unlike the often assumed role of photography as documentary. “New Topographics” was first […]

By Hayley Miner Tonight was the first preview night of MOCA’s FRESH auction at the Geffen Contemporary.  Over 320 works of art were offered for sale, some donated by the artists, others by various galleries from around the world.   The five immense walls were installed beautifully with works above a ledge where bright red and […]

By Emily Waldorf This year’s annual fall Impressionist, Modern and Contemporary art sales produced the worst results in over a decade according to Carol Vogel’s article in The New York Times.  Although over $600 million of art exchanged hands over the two week auction period, Sotheby’s lost a whopping $52 million from overly optimistic guarantees […]