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Sunday, July 17th, 2016
 
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The painter creates abstractions based on the coast of his home. ...
Friday, July 8th, 2016
 
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An exhibition of video and prints exploring landscapes of an apocalyptic future built on the present. ...
Thursday, July 7th, 2016
 
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The artist’s paintings and drawings are now on view in Philadelphia PA and Purchase NY. ...
 

Monday, July 4th, 2016

Paul Lee, "Washcloth Weight," 2016. Bath towel, washcloth, ink, aluminum, and steel, 127 1/2 x 105 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Maccarone, Los Angeles.

Making Glorious Something Slight: Paul Lee at Maccarone, Los Angeles


Lee’s abstract sculpture and painting reveal technological, social, and art historical allusions.

Friday, June 24th, 2016

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Guns, Guerrillas, Music Videos: The Propeller Group at the MCA Chicago and James Cohan


Two recent shows of new work by the Propeller Group.

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Chromatic Chronicles: “Narrative Color” at List


A show of color film and video since the 1970s surveys radical formulations of storytelling and color.

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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No-Place: A Clandestine Exhibition in North Korea


A mysterious collaborative interested in virtuality stages a secret show in the Hermit Kingdom.

Friday, May 27th, 2016

Nicole Maloof, "Funny Street Names," 2015. Video, TRT: 11:54. Courtesy of the artist.

Bytes and Biting Satire: Feminist Video at Franklin Street Works


New videos by emerging and established artists explore feminism’s overlapping modes.

Wednesday, May 25th, 2016

Nguyen Manh Hung, The King Roaming, 2016. Oil on canvas, 100 x 200 cm. Courtesy of the artist.

Power and Politics in the Paintings of Nguyen Manh Hung


A show of paintings in Ho Chi Minh City subtly inserts subversive content into the censored art scene of Vietnam.

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1969. Acrylic on cast-acrylic disc, 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Hirshhorn.

Speculative Modernism: Robert Irwin at the Hirshhorn


Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work?

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Nøne Futbol Club, Work nº2B : La tonsure (after Marcel Duchamp), 2015 Collage, 21 x 29,7 cm Courtesy Nøne Futbol Club et Galerie Derouillon

Network as Artist: The Web as Creator of Aesthetic Experience


Co-workers: le raseau comme artiste, an inclusive exhibition in Paris

Friday, May 6th, 2016

Group IX/SUW, No. 17. The Swan, No. 17, by Hilma af Klint. Courtesy of Stiftelsen Hilma af Klints Verk. Photo: Moderna Museet / Stockholm

“If a spirit told me to do this, I’d do it”: Painters Respond to Hilma af Klint


A report from London where her show is at the Serpentine Gallery

Wednesday, April 27th, 2016

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The Common Methods of Commonwealths: An Exhibition by Alice Könitz


Interaction and collaboration build and use community at LA’s artist-run spaces.