The seriousness with which Phillips treats Lohan, Lima and Grey prompts a series of uncomfortable questions: Why do I know who these women are? Why do so many of us care so much about them? What is it that makes millions of people love them, and millions of others hate them?
Thursday is opening day for an installation by French artist Xavier Veilhan. Architectones features abstract and figurative sculptures placed throughout the property of the Richard Neutra VDL Research House.
When you enter a gallery, especially a well-known gallery with outposts in London and Hong Kong and New York, there is a temptation to believe that one is seeing the "best of the best." But is that always the case?
Summertime used to mean that the galleries and museums would take it easy, presenting lackluster group shows and few, if any, challenging solo exhibitions. Not any more. Economy be damned, the Los Angeles art scene is now sizzling year round.
Urs Fischer's first exhibition with Gagosian Gallery will include sculptures and a series of large paintings. Fischer is known for his works that combine formal adventures in space, scale, and material with a mordant sense of humor.
Damien Hirst is coming to a town near you. In fact, his spot paintings will be on view at all eleven of the famous Gagosian galleries. On the occasion of the opening, Artlog.com provides you with eleven facts about the notorious spot paintings.
The Complete Spot Paintings 1986-2011 by Damien Hirst will take place simultaneously at all Gagosian Gallery's 11 locations in New York, London, Paris, Los Angeles, Rome, Athens, Geneva and Hong Kong, opening worldwide on January 12, 2012.