Museums & Foundations

A sitting room at the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation.
2018

Weis Choice

I lived in Los Angeles for two years and had plenty to chew on, artwise, with its sprawling, ever-expanding art universe. There were world-class museums, artist studios to visit, tons of... | Read Full Post

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2017

Getting Emojinal

Millennials text almost exclusively with them. Even your mom has managed to master the smiley face/red heart combo. And now, they’ve entered MoMA‘s collection—perhaps the most canonical grouping of modern artworks anywhere. Whether... | Read Full Post

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2014

Jim Hodges at the Hammer

Some artists have a preternatural ability to elevate everyday materials—bits of mirror, hardware-store chains, silk flowers—and create works of astonishing beauty. Such is Jim Hodge’s talent; in his hands, the odds and ends... | Read Full Post

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2014

Mike Kelley at MOCA

The massive Mike Kelley exhibition currently on view at the Museum of Contemporary Art in downtown Los Angeles was initially intended as midcareer retrospective, a collaborative effort between the artist himself... | Read Full Post

James Turrell Guggenheim Museum
2014

James Turrell, Light Legend

Having been bowled over by Turrell’s completely transportive takeover of New York’s Guggenheim Museum, I was curious to see how the most recent stop on his traveling retrospective would fare adapted to... | Read Full Post

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2014

DVF: Journey of a Dress

As far as artist’s muses go, glamour girl and business bombshell Diane Von Furstenberg has fared quite well for herself indeed. On Friday night in Los Angeles, I attended the premier... | Read Full Post

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2013

Ai Weiwei

Though currently barred by the Chinese authorities from leaving his home country, artist Ai Weiwei still manages to maintain an impressive, and impactful, international presence. Once celebrated by China and awarded... | Read Full Post

 
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