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Jim Morphesis 'Wounds of Existence': Art Review

Peter Clothier | Posted 02.24.2015 | Arts
Peter Clothier

The seriousness and profundity of this inquiry is what sets Morphesis's work apart from that of many of his contemporaries. In a culture that often seems content to skirt the surface of those things that affect our inner lives, I find his work to be not only emotionally provocative and intellectually engaging, but also remarkably courageous.

This Weekend, Let's Make Art Like Nun Artist Corita Kent

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.16.2015 | Arts

Corita Kent, the ex-nun-turned-artist who rose to fame in the 1960s, used graphic design and poster art to protest the Vietnam War and advocate for Am...

"Sam Francis: Five Decades of Abstract Expressionism from California Collections," Pasadena Museum of California Art

James Scarborough | Posted 12.06.2013 | Arts
James Scarborough

Just like traveling home for the holidays: you see old friends, you run into ones you had forgotten about, and you get introduced to some new ones. Th...

California, Here We Come!

Posted 04.15.2013 | Arts

The term California Scene Painting was popularized by iconic Los Angeles art critic Arthur Millier to describe representational artworks of the early ...

Scarlet Woman

Scott Hobbs | Posted 06.25.2012 | Los Angeles
Scott Hobbs

Cameron Parsons art, on display at long last at the Pasadena Museum of California Art, is the pinnacle of a unique, otherworldly and deeply occult character whose life and works merit broader appeal and greater attention.

PLAN ForYourArt: May 12-18

Bettina Korek | Posted 07.11.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Getting Upper charges twenty-six designers with re-imagining a letter from the alphabet, using the illegibility and deconstructive nature of graffiti as their starting point.

Video Art -- A Renewed Channel of Artistic Expression: This Artweek.LA (March 14-20)

Bill Bush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush


PHOTOS: EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Six Los Angeles Artists Reveal Their Desires In Pasadena

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Gajin Fujita, David Grant, Iva Gueorguieva, Tom Knechtel, Monica Majoli, and Linda Stark WHAT: Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists curated by Shirla...

Street Style: The California Design Biennial Opening (PHOTOS)

Style Section L.A. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

"It's been fun to watch the fashion," said a woman named Sandy, one of the many guests at the opening of the California Design Biennial at the Pasadena Museum of California Art.

Plan ForYourArt: July 16-17

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...

PLAN ForYourArt, February 11-14

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.