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Surface to Air : Los Angeles Artists of the 60s (VIDEO)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 06.24.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Genevieve Day, Director of Kayne Griffin Corcoran. Photo by EMS. On Tuesday, May 27, 2014 I had the great opportunity to film "Surface to Air: Los...

'Croc Hunter's' Son Following In Dad's Footsteps

AP | Posted 10.25.2013 | TV

HONG KONG -- HONG KONG (AP) — The youngest Irwin is following in the TV hosting footsteps of late "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin and big sister, Bin...

Chuck Close: Up Close at Guild Hall

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.10.2013 | Arts
Regina Weinreich

"This is our best show ever," exulted Guild Hall Executive Director Ruth Appelhof, repeating what she says every August, as she greets guests for the ...

Considering Perception: Robert Irwin and James Turrell

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 09.02.2013 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

Many years ago, in a land far, far away, two young men set off on a journey to portray the experience of perception.

Fabricator to the Stars: Jack Brogan to the Finish

Gordy Grundy | Posted 09.29.2012 | Arts
Gordy Grundy

Jack Brogan is a fabricator. He creates art objects, with an expertise in a wide range of materials. His influence and his fingerprints are indelible to California art history.

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.

Melting Minimalism

Posted 03.26.2012 | Arts

Iran Do Espirito Santo is a Brazilian artist whose visual puzzles are easy to perceive but impossible to decipher. His new exhibition "Switch" feature...

Doug Wheeler Distills Infinity

Gabrielle Selz | Posted 03.25.2012 | Arts
Gabrielle Selz

In Wheeler's art case it is purely the medium of light that we explore, touch, see, and sense. His simplified use of material heightens and distills the experience. Being inside his space is at once ethereal and dense.

The Place Is the Thing: This Artweek.LA (January 2, 2012)

Bill Bush | Posted 03.04.2012 | 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.

PLAN ForYourArt: February 3-9

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt.

LIGHT ART: Innovative Experiments Using Light In Art And Architecture

Patricia Brizzio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Patricia Brizzio

Robert Irwin's Way Out West exhibit, at The Pace Gallery, inspired this slideshow of some of the most important experiments with light in art, archite...

Along for the Ride: Upstate New York

Andrea R. Vaucher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Andrea R. Vaucher

This year, I headed upstate New York to see the Dia:Beacon and Storm King. I hung out with old friends, ate amazing food and saw the big art shows that traditionally open during this season.

Big Day at LACMA

Peter Clothier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Peter Clothier

"Olmec: Colossal Masterworks of Ancient Mexico" features masterworks from roughly 1400 to 400 BC, allowing us the opportunity to experience human history through the objects that people made and left behind.

Materials Magician

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

I remember reading about this "materials magician" on LACMA's blog a year ago in a post about Jack Brogan's custom paint job of Michael Govan's 1989 BMW 325is.

The History of Art, Through the Lens of Los Angeles

Michael Govan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Michael Govan

Los Angeles has also given birth to a distinct moment in art history during the last 40 years. The modern world was invented -- or reinvented -- in LA. Everything gets reinvented in California.

Croc Hunter's Son Unfazed by Snake Bite

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Like father, like son? The 4-year-old son of "Crocodile Hunter" Steve Irwin wasn't at all alarmed when he was recently bitten by a ba...