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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.

The Artist Multiple: A Collector's Source List

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

But what is great about editions and multiples, is that they are meant to be more accessible and fun. These often whimsical objects can lend a breath of creativity to the more functional areas of life -- like kitchenware, rugs, jewelry and furniture.

The Expanding Universe of Doug Aitken's "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

I ducked into a black felt yurt set up in the Railyard in Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of the installations traveling with Doug Aitken's latest large-scale artwork, "Station To Station," and was instantly involved in a mind-bending discussion about the expansion of the universe.

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

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 ...

A Modest Proposal for MOCA: Show More Representational Paintings

John Seed | Posted 10.09.2013 | Arts
John Seed

MOCA has now become a place where you just might see a live naked person but it is very unlikely that you might see a painting of a naked person there, especially one executed with real skill.

Let's Go For Baroque (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.12.2013 | Arts

The Baroque style is often identified by luxurious materials, chubby cherubs and sumptuous details. A new exhibition entitled "Riotous Baroque: From C...

The History of the Stick: Georg Herold's Path to Mastery

Bettina Gilois | Posted 07.08.2013 | Arts
Bettina Gilois

Georg Herold is the master of the material in the realm of the conceptual. As it all began with a stick, it has never lost its original conception.

It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World...of Museums

Edward Goldman | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Once upon a time -- a long, long time ago -- the world of art museums was a relatively quiet, scholarly domain of academic pursuit and aesthetic co...

Urs Fisher Art Exhibit at MOCA and Geffen Is Astonishing

Jay Weston | Posted 06.25.2013 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

I think that MOCA and its Geffen Contemporary offshoot, are really fulfilling their missions under the direction of a fellow named Jeffrey Deitch.

Paris Photo-LA: Lights, Camera, Action

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Among the world-famous landmarks of Los Angeles, which are your favorites? My choices would be the iconic Hollywood sign, and the gate entrance to ...

Melting Away The Real

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.21.2013 | Arts

Urs Fischer and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art are a match made in artsy heaven. The Swiss artist, who notoriously took a jackhamm...

Gestural Painting, Roasting Pigs & Scratching Heads: Josh Smith's New Exhibition

Dorothy Spears | Posted 07.16.2011 | Arts
Dorothy Spears

Josh Smith and his dinosaur painting, Brant Foundation/courtesy Billy Farrell Agency If lush green paddocks, a pig roast, an abundance of celebriti...

Bear Market

Melissa Berkelhammer | Posted 07.10.2011 | New York
Melissa Berkelhammer

Anyone who has taken a ride down (or up) Park Avenue lately surely has noticed a certain 23-foot, 35,000-pound, bronze, yellow teddy bear sculpture se...

Giant Teddy Bear Sculpture On Display At Seagram Plaza

| Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

MANHATTAN — A gigantic yellow teddy bear will be unveiled in Seagram Plaza Friday before being auctioned off by Christie's for, presumably, a simila...

EXHIBITION SPOTLIGHT: Urs Fischer at The Brant Foundation

Liz Markus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Liz Markus

The other day I went up to Greenwich, Connecticut to see the Urs Fischer show at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center. I had missed his exhibition a...