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Herb Ritts: L.A. Style at the Getty

Wait…is that a Janet Jackson video? Seriously.  I asked myself that question as I wandered through the Herb Ritts: LA. Style exhibition at the Getty.  And yet, there was no escaping it.  That not only was a Janet Jackson video … Continue reading

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Herb Ritts and the Cult of the Celebrity Photographer

Man, the 80s and 90s were a heady time for fashion. All you had to do was either be a model or someone who took pictures of models (or rock stars, movie stars, athletes…) and you became so famous that people started equating your work taking pretty pictures of pretty people being pretty with fine art. At least in Los Angeles in 2012. 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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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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Eva Hesse and Mark Manders at The Hammer Museum

Review of Eva Hesse and Mark Manders exhibitions currently running at the Hammer Museum. Continue reading

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Any Ever at MOCA/PDC

A review of “Any Ever” at MOCA Pacific Design center. Continue reading

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Alberto Burri at Santa Monica Museum of Art

Review of “Combustione: Alberto Burri in America” currently running at Santa Monica Museum of Art. Continue reading

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The Hammer Museum: An Ode to One Really Rich Man

What exactly does the Hammer Museum do? Continue reading

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