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Neo Expressionism

"Images Precede Language" -- Getting to Know Eric Fischl

Michael Hafftka | Posted 08.03.2013 | Arts
Michael Hafftka

I was excited to read Eric Fischl's biography Bad Boy. He is my contemporary and despite us both working and living in proximity all these years, I have never met him. I wanted to read about the art world from a peer's point of view, an insider.

Happy Birthday Philip Guston!

Posted 06.27.2012 | Arts

Today is the birthday of abstract cartoonist extraordinaire, Philip Guston. The notable painter and printmaker who served as a bridge between abstract...

Robert Combas Makes Bad Art's Greatest Hits

Posted 02.27.2012 | Arts

Graffiti, myth, rock-n-roll, cartoons, religion, poetry, Arabic, comic books, and quite possibly all of history are are thrown into the mix in Robert ...

LA's Ring, the Whole Thing: Going for the Gold and Then Some

Donna Perlmutter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Donna Perlmutter

It's all over now, including the shouting. Three cycles of Wagner's tetralogy, Der Ring des Nibelungen, performed over a month of marathons, courtesy of the Los Angeles Opera.

Blague d'Art: Write of Spring

Peter Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Peter Frank

Now that Painting Is Back, the loft party's over. Are today's painters ready to take over the universe the way the neo-expressionists did?