Tag Archives: Painting

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

Posted in Artists I Like | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Now Showing at MOCA

With Art in the Streets closed, MOCA is featuring smaller exhibits and works from their permanent collection that’s not on regular display. Which is good and bad because while it’s nice to see works that are normally warehoused, like the above self portrait of Catherine Opie, it also dedicates a fair amount of its limited space to an artist like Lynda Beglis who just left me feeling like drugs were not only cheaper but better in the 70s. Continue reading

Posted in Exhibits, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Exhibits, Museums, Video | Tagged , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Now Showing at Santa Monica Museum of Art

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

Posted in Exhibits, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Exhibits, Favorite Things | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Artist’s Museum at MOCA

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

Posted in Artists I Like, Exhibits, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Alexandra Grant Bodies at Honor Fraser Gallery

Review of Alexandra Grant’s “Bodies” exhibit at Honor Fraser Gallery in Culver City. Continue reading

Posted in Exhibits, Galleries | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Exhibits, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hammer Museum: An Ode to One Really Rich Man

What exactly does the Hammer Museum do? Continue reading

Posted in Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Arshile Gorky: A Retrospective at MOCA

Arshile Gorky, the forgotten Abstract Expressionist. Continue reading

Posted in Artists I Like, Exhibits, Museums | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment