Tag Archives: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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MoMA Curators Ponder Polke Potato Problem

MoMA’s Polke retrospective is up through August, but the potatoes in his works won’t last that long. Will they rot? Will they sprout? Stay tuned Read More

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Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More

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‘It’s Not About Light—It Is Light’

Three major museum shows provide an unprecedented chance to assess the optical, intangible, and mesmerizing art of James Turrell Read More

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Los Carpinteros: Seeing Double

Dream logic, impossible combinations, and visual puns fill the work of Cuban sculpture duo Los Carpinteros
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Chasing Unicorns in Art Across the Ages

A herd of the magical, elusive creatures alights in uptown Manhattan, while others emerge in galleries and artist’s studios everywhere Read More

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Why Can’t We Take Pictures in Art Museums?

In an attempt to balance copyright restrictions and ever-present camera phones, some museums are loosening their ‘no photography’ policies Read More

James Turrell, Rendering of installation for the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, 2012, Artificial and natural light. RENDERING CREATED BY ANDREAS TJELDFLAAT.
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Light at the End of the Turrell

In a three-part retrospective that spans the country, James Turrell will transform museum spaces with works composed of spatially disorienting ambient light Read More

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Marked Sherds

Machu Picchu, Yale, and the world stage. Read More

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How Chicano Is It?

Young artists of Mexican American heritage are gaining visibility for work that often touches on their ethnic identity—along with other themes, from the conceptual to the formal. But they're conflicted about being defined by it. Read More

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The Colonial Revolution

In the United States, the art made in Spain's Latin American colonies used to be considered artistically minor and politically incorrect. Now, as intellectual trends coincide with demographic realities, it's on the cutting edge of art history–and the wish lists of top museums. Read More