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Just Desserts in the Valley of the Green Giants

Bruce Helander | Posted 11.05.2014 | Arts
Bruce Helander

Cherry Cake, Wayne Thiebaud's sweet little painterly depiction of a pastry chef's delicious art-to-eat masterpiece, is sumptuously layered with inventive ingredients, and a tempting gastronomical persona that could be served as the perfect metaphorical pick-me-up connection to the newly established Art Silicon Valley/San Francisco.

On Abstraction, Ed Moses and the Need to Explain

Julia Friedman | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts
Julia Friedman

The University of California Irvine exhibition, titled "Ed Moses: Cross-Section" brings together Moses's paintings from 1970 onwards. It is an ambitious and meticulously curated mini-retrospective, and a homecoming of sorts for Moses, who was one of the original faculty members at the UC Irvine art department.

At Bergamot Station: Great Paintings for Every Taste

John Seed | Posted 08.05.2014 | Arts
John Seed

On a visit to Los Angeles a few days ago I saw enough terrific paintings to last me for awhile. The images can do most of the talking -- but I do want to tell you that if you love painting you are going to be be impressed by the quality and variety of what you see at Santa Monica's Bergamot Station the next time you drop by.

MOCA Gala 35th Anniversary (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.30.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Saturday March 29, 2014 I captured an art world star-studded cast of luminaries at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA as part of my continuing N(art)r...

Taryn Simon's "Bird's of the West Indies" at Gagosian Gallery (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 05.25.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, held a pre-Oscar exhibition of Taryn Simon's Birds of the West Indies (2013-14). I was only able to capture the first hour of the largely-packed opening.

Old Dog, Young(er) Dog

Peter Clothier | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

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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.

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

Bill Bush | Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Proof Is in the Print: This Artweek.LA (Sept 26 - October 2)

Bill Bush | Posted 11.27.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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Rebels in Paradise by Hunter Drohojowska-Philp

Jane Chafin | Posted 10.02.2011 | Arts
Jane Chafin

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp's recently released Rebels in Paradise: the Los Angeles Art Scene and the 1960s introduces all the major players of the 60s Los Angeles art scene in straight-forward prose.

Review of Rebels in Paradise

Michael Roth | Posted 10.01.2011 | Books
Michael Roth

Rebels In Paradise has some interesting things to say about the development of a distinctive Los Angeles gallery world, with its connections to the entertainment industry and the burgeoning museum culture.

A Wild Life in the Arts: The Indiscretion of James Hayward

Gordy Grundy | Posted 08.27.2011 | Books
Gordy Grundy

James Hayward has distinguished himself as a painter, perceptive and tactile. His new book Indiscretion, from Minneola Press, is a chronicle of a ribald life in the arts as well as a glimpse of SoCal living.

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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Hassel Smith: The Painter of Persistent Challenges (1915-2007)

John Seed | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
John Seed

Smith's work had a powerful impact on the young Ferus artists, particularly John Altoon. And now, "Hassel Smith: Upending Orthodoxy," is showing at Sullivan Goss in Santa Barbara.

PLAN ForYourArt: January 6-12

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles.

Plan ForYourArt May 20-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...