Tag Archives: Artists I Like

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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Randomness from John Waters

Random post about America’s greatest national treasure, John Waters. Continue reading

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Extreme Exposure at the Annenberg Space for Photography

Review of “Extreme Exposure” exhibit at the Annenberg Space for Photography in Century City, CA. Continue reading

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Detroit: Not Dead, Yet.

Reviews of two photography blogs, Detroit Highlights & Shadows and dETROITfUNK, that document Detroit in all its decay and glory. Continue reading

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William Eggleston: American Photographer at Edward Cella Gallery

Review of William Eggleston: American Photographer exhibit showing at Edward Cella Gallery in Los Angeles. Continue reading

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So, Is It Art Now?

Colbert clip making last year’s portrait into art with Steve Martin, Frank Stella, Shepard Fairey and Andres Serrano. Continue reading

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Tree of Life #63 – My New Favorite Painting for Today

Discussion of Tree of Life #63 by Mark Ryden, a painting I discovered, and loved, at The Artist’s Museum at MOCA. Continue reading

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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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Henri Cartier-Bresson: Eye of the Century at Peter Fetterman Gallery

Review of the Cartier-Bresson exhibit showing in the Peter Fetterman Gallery at Bergamot Station in Santa Monica. Continue reading

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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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