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Doug Aitken 'Station to Station' (Review)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Last weekend I had the opportunity to screen Doug Aitken's "Station to Station" at the Nuart in Santa Monica. Aiken attended the screening with fellow art world luminaries who were impressed by the film.

Station to Station, Ocean to Ocean: Catch the Doug Aitken Train

Edward Goldman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

For all the years that I have lived in America, which has become my home since immigrating from Russia a few decades ago, I've had a dream: to get behind the wheel of a car and drive thousands upon thousands of adventurous miles across this beautiful country of ours.

Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.28.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Obtaining self-mastery or enlightenment during Frieze week is not an easy mission. Frieze Art Fair New York poses many challenges for art dealers, artists, collectors and its boosters, known as patrons. Most of this is psychological.

Curly: The Legacy of Los Angeles' Chouinard Art Institute

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.05.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

The Chouinard Art Institute may no longer be with us, but its graduates continue to paint and inspire, while the Chouinard Foundation continues to keep its spirit alive.

Where Is Rocky II? Pierre Bismuth Seeks Long-Lost Artwork by Ed Ruscha

MutualArt | Posted 04.24.2015 | Arts

It all starts in 2009, when artist Pierre Bismuth attends a press conference for Ed Ruscha's retrospective Fifty Years of Painting at the Hayward Gallery in London, and asks Ruscha about the whereabouts of one of his works that had never been exhibited.

Hollywood of Exiles and Émigrés

Edward Goldman | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts
Edward Goldman

The Golden Globe Awards are only a few days away, and the Oscars are just around the corner as well. If you want to immerse yourself into the mystery, glamor, and history of Golden Age Hollywood between 1933 and 1950, here is a treat for you.

MutualArt's Top 10 Art Books of 2014

MutualArt | Posted 03.08.2015 | Arts

Whether it's a catalogue that allows us to enjoy an exhibition long after its doors have closed, or an in-depth investigation into the oeuvre of our favorite artists, these new books will surely be treasured for years to come.

Flying Colors

Bruce Helander | Posted 01.12.2015 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Ron Burkhardt's curiously handsome and codified new geometric-inspired works create a zigzag jigsaw puzzle of communicative compositions that keep the viewer guessing until the final piece falls into place.

Surface to Air : Los Angeles Artists of the 60s (VIDEO)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 08.24.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Genevieve Day, Director of Kayne Griffin Corcoran. Photo by EMS. On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 I had the great opportunity to film "Surface to Air: Los...

Lights, Camera, Action: Take Two

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Now that all the prayers, celebrations, and wonderful food of last week's Passover and Easter are behind us, it's time to get back to business. And ...

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country ...

Hamptons Journal: Heaven and Hell and Lady Gaga

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.28.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Even Lady Gaga in her most monster-friendly would merely blend in at the Watermill Center's annual summer benefit, themed Devil's Heaven. A woman in a...

What to See at Art Basel 2013

MutualArt | Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

Art Basel, the world's most important contemporary art fair, returns this week for its 43rd edition (June 13-16) with over 300 galleries exhibiting the works of 4,000 Artists while 60,000 art lovers take the city by storm.

Ed Ruscha & Wang Shu Honored On Time 100 List

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 05.12.2013 | Arts

Visual artist Ed Ruscha and Chinese architect Wang Shu were amongst the 100 individuals honored in Time Magazine's list of the world's most influentia...

Who Painted Over Ed Ruscha's Avant-Garde Masterpiece?

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

I was grinding pencil lead and burning paper as I furiously wrote down her confession. The perp was speaking softly, her voice dulled with regret. An art world mystery of half a century has been solved and I have the confession!

Top Ten Upcoming Lots You Should Know About

MutualArt | Posted 05.06.2013 | Arts

KNIVES A synthetic polymer paint and silkscreen inks on canvas by Andy Warhol will be sold on Mar 7 2013. The Estimated sale price is between $2,0...

Ed Ruscha And The Open Road

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.13.2013 | Arts

You may find it hard to believe that an artist hailing from Omaha, Nebraska would come to capture the aesthetic, landscape and vernacular of Los Angel...

LACMA's Trifecta of Exhibitions: Noir, Crime and Sin

Tracey Harnish | Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

A trifecta of cinema-inspired exhibitions is now playing at LACMA. Now showing: a post-renaissance painter, an iconic film director and a pop art master.

Six Picks for This Week From The Family Savvy

Sarah Bowman | Posted 01.07.2013 | Los Angeles
Sarah Bowman

Distract yourself from election politics by visiting a museum and get a dose of something that always has your back: great art and culture.

The Talented Mr. Replay

Filip Noterdaeme | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Filip Noterdaeme

Appropriation has never looked fresher and more urgent than in the hands of Eric Doeringer, whose work, the fruit of years of hard labor and sustained...

PHOTOS: Hollywood's Most Glamorous Night?

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.29.2012 | Los Angeles

Was LACMA's second annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday LA's most glamorous night -- aside from the Oscars? Quite possibly. Everyone from Steven Spiel...

These Artworks Will Likely Help Obama's Reelection Campaign

Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts

Barack Obama has been known to attract niche audiences, gaining support from non-traditional political factions like "Bartenders for Obama," "Sisters ...

Would You Pay $5,000 To See Florence & The Machine?

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 09.06.2012 | Los Angeles

This event makes Coachella look cheap. Leonardo DiCaprio is throwing a party at LACMA, and you're not invited -- unless you can cough up at least ...

PHOTOS: Hockney And Twombly In The Vermont Woods

Jean Newman Glock | Posted 08.18.2012 | Travel
Jean Newman Glock

I am not really a "nature girl," so promises of fly fishing lessons and campfires in the Vermont woods did not entice. But to the woods I went -- and I was absolutely floored.

Artist Group Creates Petition To Save MOCA

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Yesterday Robert Storr wrote for HuffPost Arts about "the ongoing fiasco" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA, but we urge you to not give up on t...