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Artists May Think Twice about Accepting Commissions

Daniel Grant | Posted 12.05.2016 | Arts
Daniel Grant

At exhibition openings, by mail and over the telephone, art collectors regularly ask Northampton, Massachusetts painter Scott Prior to produce works j...

MOCA's Gala Supports "The Artists' Museum"

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 05.18.2016 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Luke Wilson, Danna Ruscha, and Ed Ruscha. MOCA Gala 2016 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, courtesy of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, ...

Robert Berman Gallery Takes Us Back in Time to Recreate a Legendary Art Party!

Kathy Leonardo | Posted 01.13.2017 | Arts
Kathy Leonardo

Take a step back in time to 1963... ROBERT BERMAN GALLERY recreates a legendary art event...the long awaited retrospective of the conceptual artist Ma...

Obtaining Self-Mastery at Frieze Week NYC (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.26.2016 | 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 05.05.2016 | 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.

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 ...

Fabricator to the Stars: Jack Brogan to the Finish

Gordy Grundy | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Jack Brogan is a fabricator. He creates art objects, with an expertise in a wide range of materials. His influence and his fingerprints are indelible to California art history.

It's the Rebels in Paradise That Set the Sun of Pacific Standard Time

Gordy Grundy | Posted 06.17.2012 | Books
Gordy Grundy

From Larry Bell's striped pants to Ed Kienholz's devilishly combed eyebrows, they created a scene. Knowing these artists as contemporaries, the author serves up a delicious living past.

PHOTOS, VIDEO: Haiku Reviews: From Braque To Bach

Posted 11.19.2011 | Arts

HuffPost Arts' Haiku Reviews is a biweekly feature where invited critics review exhibitions and performances in short form. Some will be in the tradit...

What is Worth Saving? This Artweek.LA (November 14-20, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 01.14.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Paradise Found: This Artweek.LA (October 31 - November 6, 2011)

Bill Bush | Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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PLAN ForYourArt: October 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 12.13.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Ulysses Jenkins' Black Gold Fever, a multi-media performance ritual utilizing video projections, dance, music and spoken word, is a reinvention of Columbus Day: a doggerel, which was originally performed at LACE in 1980.

How LA Grew Its Art

Tom Teicholz | Posted 11.15.2011 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

"Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980" makes the case for the many ways in which Los Angeles has been a partner, catalyst and home to a unique, prolific and influential artistic vision.

Surface Truths -- Abstract Painting in the Sixties: This Artweek.LA (March 21-27)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Too Many Openings, Too Little Time: This Artweek.LA (February 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Materials Magician

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

I remember reading about this "materials magician" on LACMA's blog a year ago in a post about Jack Brogan's custom paint job of Michael Govan's 1989 BMW 325is.