— More than 30 years after the Whitney Museum of American Art announced its ambitious plan to substantially grow its facility, the deed is finally done.
Combating public corruption comes about midway down the list of official priorities for the FBI. Seven recent small oil paintings on panel by Jesse Benson take the agency at its word, albeit in an unexpected way.
Nothing much happens in “m.A.A.d.,” Kahlil Joseph’s double-screen video installation at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Unexpectedly, its open-ended ordinariness is among the work’s primary advantages.
In 11 new paintings by Tom LaDuke, the surface of the canvas is a broad playground -- a thoughtfully constructed place for the artist and the viewer to enjoy themselves together.
The intersection of memory, language and perception is often congested – and sometimes even clogged. The presence of symbolic signals doesn’t always help the traffic flow.
Sometimes, perseverance pays off. Big time.
On Saturday I wrote about “Space Sculpture,” the serrated tower of welded stainless-steel rods by German artist Norbert Kricke (1922-1984) that greeted visitors on the entry plaza to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art when it opened in 1965. Two decades later it disappeared from public view,...
Before there was "Urban Light," there was "Space Sculpture."