Posts Tagged ‘Los Angeles’

by Caroline Newman The UCLA Fowler Museum is currently exhibiting “Street Art: Photographic Elevations of Los Angeles, Paris and Berlin by Larry Yust,” which explores the often over-looked art form, graffiti, within these three prominent cities.  For the past eight years, filmmaker and photographer Larry Yust has been capturing images of urban landscapes and compositing […]


Artist Joel Kyack’s first public project, Superclogger, debuts this month during evening rush hour on freeways throughout the Los Angeles area.  The project is an L.A.P.D.- L.A. Public Domain project curated by Cesar Garcia and presented in collaboration with the Hammer Museum. Kyack will present puppet shows to commuters stuck in traffic jams from the back of a white […]


On Sunday, May 16, 2010, from 10am – 2pm, the Hammer Museum is holding its exciting inaugural Kids’ Art Museum Project (K.A.M.P.) featuring a family friendly day of interactive art-making workshops led by an impressive roster of L.A. artists. All proceeds of the event benefit Hammer Kids’ free public programs. All of the projects are […]


Ford Foundation Grants to Aid Art Spaces and Housing (NY Times) The Truths of Art Studios Onstage in “Red” (NY Times) New Faces on Southland Art Museum Scene (LA Times) L.A. Woman Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for Selling Bogus Art (LA Times) Watts Towers May Get LACMA As a Guardian (LA Times) Manhattan […]


Art Handling Olympics on the Lower East Side (NY Times) Talking with Ex-Met Director Philippe de Montebello (NY Times) Smart Phones Serve as Docents in Many Museums (NY Times) Renoir in the 20th Century, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (WSJ) Los Angeles Municipal Arts Begin to Feel Budget Crisis’ Effects (LA Times) […]


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 […]


Why not exploit L.A.’s much bemoaned car culture to promote fresh artistic endeavors, blending existing architecture, with pop culture and conceptualism? “How Many Billboards?  Art in Stead” includes 21 newly commissioned works by contemporary artists using the alternative medium of billboards. The works engage in an important visual dialogue with L.A.’s heavily commercialized public space.  The exhibition […]