Tag Archives: Art

Black on Dark Sienna on Purple – My New Favorite Painting for Today

I wish there was a way to truly capture the scale and sobriety of this painting in a photo because although I tried, and this is the image from MOCA’s website, photography can’t capture the subtlety of the colors or the overwhelming size of the canvas, or the sense of calm but inevitable dread this painting conveys. It’s a heady painting that photography just can’t capture. And that’s unfortunate. Continue reading

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What’s Up at the Hammer?

Review of exhibitions currently showing at the Hammer Museum, specifically the Thek retrospective and Isola Bella by Danica Dakic. Continue reading

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Rethinking the Hammer Museum

Rethinking my initial and less than flattering opinions of the Hammer Museum in Westwood, CA. Continue reading

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Now Showing at Santa Monica Museum of Art

Review of the shows currently on exhibit at Santa Monica Museum of Art. Continue reading

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this isn’t happiness, this is art

Plug for my favorite tumblr, “this isn’t happiness.” Continue reading

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The Repentant Magdalen – My New Favorite Painting

Thoughts about a favorite painting of mine, The Repentant Magdalen by George de la Tour, at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC.
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The Artist’s Museum at MOCA

Review of The Artist’s Museum currently showing at MOCA in downtown Los Angeles. Continue reading

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How to Be A Successful Artist But Not Safe For Work

Want a three-minute how-to on becoming a successful artist? Let Hennessy Youngman break it down for you. It’s really easy.

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Robbie Conal: An Artist I Like

Robbie Conal, icon of Southern California iconoclasty. And seemingly normal old guy. Continue reading

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Art Walk is Back!

Review of downtown Los Angeles’ Art Walk for October 2010. Continue reading

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