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CultureZohn: London Calling At The Getty

Patricia Zohn | Posted 08.03.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

Just in time to wake you from midsummer somnolence comes London Calling, a tightly-focused exhibition of six post-WWII, mostly London-based artists at the Getty. It is thrilling, and I say that knowing that hyperbole about art is at its possible zenith.

Elmer Bischoff: 'I've Taught All My Life'

John Seed | Posted 07.27.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Elmer Bischoff, whose work is on view at the George Adams Gallery in New York through August 14th, was a dedicated teacher throughout his life and career.

'Interiors and Places': David Park, Richard Diebenkorn and Elmer Bischoff at Hackett/Mill

John Seed | Posted 04.03.2015 | Arts
John Seed

Co-curated by Michael Hackett and Frances Mill, and made possible by the willingness of private collectors and one institution to lend rare works, Interiors and Places is an exceptionally beautiful show that makes a valuable point.

The Anderson Collection at Stanford: An Uplifting Experience

John Seed | Posted 11.24.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Visiting the newly-opened Anderson Collection at Stanford requires taking everything -- your body and your expectations -- up a level.

Why This Presbyterian Signed an Open Letter From the Asian American Community to the Evangelical Church

Bruce Reyes-Chow | Posted 12.15.2013 | Religion
Bruce Reyes-Chow

Church is a funny thing. An ever cyclical journey of division, reunion, amazement, disappointment, joy, despair, hope and love -- it's the place that I call home.

Thomas Williams: Bringing Bay Area Art to London

John Seed | Posted 08.08.2013 | Arts
John Seed

London-based art dealer Thomas Williams has managed to pull of quite a coup. He has orchestrated Britain's first ever group exhibition of postwar San Francisco Bay Area art: "The Bay Area School: Californian Artists from the 1940s, 1950s & 1960s."

Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration

John Seed | Posted 05.27.2012 | San Francisco
John Seed

Legacy in Continuum: Bay Area Figuration honors and celebrates a way of thinking about painting that continues to touch a new generation of artists.

'David Park: A Painter's Life'

John Seed | Posted 04.29.2012 | Arts
John Seed

David Park: A Painter's Life is the first full biography of a postwar California artist. Boas' book also seems to signal an increasing enthusiasm for American postwar representational art. It's about time.

Made in L.A.: This Artweek.LA (October 10-16, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 12.11.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


Edith Park Truesdell: David Park's Mentor and Ally

John Seed | Posted 07.28.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Edith Truesdell was an accomplished artist whose art and presence affected the course of her nephew's development profoundly. Truesdell and Park were kindred spirits, and the shared qualities of their art emanated from deep familial and artistic connections.

Hassel Smith: The Painter of Persistent Challenges (1915-2007)

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Smith's work had a powerful impact on the young Ferus artists, particularly John Altoon. And now, "Hassel Smith: Upending Orthodoxy," is showing at Sullivan Goss in Santa Barbara.

A David Park Drawing: A Gift

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

There was a time that works by David Park were given as gifts, sent in rumpled manila envelopes or wrapped in brown paper, tied in string. In years since, original works by Park have sold for $2.7 million.

Artist Angela Dufresne On Recreating History

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Angela Dufresne, The Bruno S Island Acting School and the S House, Paris, France, 2006, oil on canvas, 66 by 108 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Mo...