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Llyn Foulkes

One Night Only: Lisa Adams: As It Appears To Be, Directed by Juri Koll

James Scarborough | Posted 07.30.2014 | Arts
James Scarborough

The 54-minute documentary directed by Juri Koll presents a portrait of an artist who forged an individual, burn-the-ships path. It shows why her work is unique. It shows why it has integrity. And it shows, if you take a long-term view of things, why it will resonate far beyond the era in which it she made it.

From Happy Rocks to Bloody Heads -- Llyn Foulkes at UNLV

JK Russ | Posted 11.30.2013 | Arts
JK Russ

The first Llyn Foulkes' work I saw was one of the "blood head" works and it left a lasting impression. As I discovered more of his work, I could see that it is often dark, yet humorous, and he certainly doesn't shy away from contentious issues.

That Ain't All, Foulkes: Artist Llyn Foulkes Plays Music at the Hammer Museum

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 07.26.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

Llyn Foulkes is a maverick, his body of work, a revelation. The Hammer's gifted curator, Ali Subotnik, told NPR: "He also doesn't really play by art world rules. He doesn't network. He isn't that interested in socializing or kissing up to collectors."

Llyn Foulkes: A Modern Master

Peter Clothier | Posted 07.21.2013 | Arts
Peter Clothier

Foulkes is one of the few artists in the past fifty years to have taken serious responsibility for addressing troubling truths about humanity, in particular American humanity and to have devoted his work to the uncompromising exposure of the dark side of its values.

The Hammer's Perfect Trifecta

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.30.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Dara Friedman's Dancer includes more than 40 segments of 60 different Miami dancers: running, jumping, heads spinning and, on occasion, even dancing en pointe.2013-02-28-darafriedmanpull.jpg

From the Sublime to the Hauntingly Ridiculous

Edward Goldman | Posted 04.22.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Let's go to UCLA's Hammer Museum to see an exhibition by Los Angeles artist Llyn Foulkes, whose work will scare the hell out of you. And if that's not the case, then there is probably something wrong with you.

'It's Like Intensive Therapy Without A Therapist'

Tracey Harnish | Posted 04.01.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Llyn Foulkes. Who's on Third?, 1971-73. Oil on canvas. 48 x 39 in. (121.9 x 99.1 cm). John Jones Collection. One thing that I cannot transcribe fro...

'That's Why I Find So Much Art Boring Now'

ARTINFO | Posted 03.30.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

At the age of 78, Foulkes is having his second big moment. The L.A. artist and musician showed with Ferus Gallery in the 1960s and enjoyed early recog...

10 Must See Painting Shows in the U.S.: November

Steven Zevitas | Posted 12.31.2011 | Arts
Steven Zevitas

As this month's Must See list demonstrates, contemporary painters continue to find extraordinary ways to move the medium forward. Once again, my surve...

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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Plan ForYourArt April 22-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Spring, like art, is full of surprises. From fruit trees to desert festivals to cover artist Mark Bradford's community advocacy, art grows in unexpected places.