Tag Archives: Los Angeles

Market News
The image that accompanied the announcement.COURTESY THOMAS DUNCAN GALLERY

Los Angeles’s Thomas Duncan Gallery Will Close

It sometimes seems like not a week goes by without word of yet another gallery opening in Los Angeles, but today brings news of a closure in the city. Thomas Duncan Gallery, which opened in early 2012 and shows artists … Read More

Artists Habitat
Weatherford in her studio.

L.A. Habitat: Mary Weatherford

L.A. Habitat is a weekly series that visits with 16 artists in their workspaces around the city Read More

Artists Habitat
David Hockney photographed in his Hollywood Hills studio on December 8, 2015. 

L.A. Habitat: David Hockney

A visit with the artist as he paints new portraits. ‘I wasn’t planning on doing this many at first,’ he says, ‘but when I got to about 15 I realized I could probably go on forever.’ Read More


‘The Only Thing I’m an Expert on Is My Own Work’: Jordan Wolfson and Laura Owens in Conversation in Los Angeles

Jordan Wolfson was explaining that he is not gay, and that it’s a misreading of his work to assume that he is.“But you do say, ‘I am gay,’ ” the painter Laura Owens pointed out, wryly. She sat beside Wolfson in … Read More

Artists News

First Lady: Channeling Jackie Kennedy, Karen Finley Inaugurates Broad Museum’s Performance Program

Karen Finley wore a black wig and a black jacket over slightly flared white pants when she took the stage at the Broad Museum in Downtown Los Angeles this weekend. She also wore big orange-rimmed sunglasses, a key part of … Read More

Market News
View of Art Los Angeles Contemporary, January 29–February 1, 2015, The Barker Hangar, Santa Monica, on opening night. Photo by Angela Weiss/Getty Images. 


Here Is the Exhibitor List for Art Los Angeles Contemporary 2016

The Art Los Angeles Contemporary fair hits Santa Monica’s Barker Hangar for its seventh edition in late January. The fair’s exhibitor list, released to ARTnews, features new additions from New York, London, Berlin, and elsewhere, and announces new sections for the fair, including … Read More

Market News The Talent
A portrait of Sheftel: Matthew Wat­son, J.S. and A.D.C., 2013.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND JOE SHEFTEL GALLERY

Joe Sheftel Will Close New York Gallery, Join Hammer as Director of Donor Relations

After nearly four years in business, dealer Joe Sheftel announced today that he will close his Lower East Side gallery to join the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles with the title Director, Donor Relations.“It has been exhilarating to run a … Read More

One of the renderings.  GEHRY PARTNERS

Here Are The Renderings For Frank Gehry’s Proposed $300 M. L.A. Project

Yesterday, Architectural Record reported that Gehry Partners has released the renderings for Los Angeles–based architect Frank Gehry’s proposed $300 million mixed-used development in the heart of L.A.’s Sunset Strip.The renderings show five unique structures spread across a 2.6-acre site, anchored by a plaza, … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
'Recesses,' 2015, installation view.COURTESY PARK VIEW

‘Recesses’ at Park View Gallery

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Recesses” is currently on view at Park View in Los Angeles. The group exhibition features work by Edie Fake, Ellen Schafer, George Egerton-Warburton, Julie Beaufils, Lauren Davis Fisher, … Read More

Pictures at an Exhibition
Untitled, 2004, vintage silver gelatin print, glass, paint, cardboard, tape, and string, 3¼ x 5 inches.COURTESY THE ARTIST AND MALONEY FINE ART

‘Malick Sidibé: Studio Malik, Bamako, Mali’ at Maloney Fine Art, Los Angeles

Pictures at an Exhibition presents images of one notable show every weekday.Today’s show: “Malick Sidibé: Studio Malik, Bamako, Mali,” which is on view at Maloney Fine Art in Los Angeles through this Saturday, April 18, 2015. The exhibition includes images shot … Read More

Simon Fujiwara "Studio Pietà (King Kong Komplex)" (2013) Install Shot, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York.

Simon Fujiwara and Samara Golden Win Inaugural Mistake Room Artist Prizes

The winners of the first annual prize doled out by Los Angeles independent exhibition space The Mistake Room (this space itself has only been active for just over a year) were announced today. The two prizes, TMR International Artist Prize … Read More

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‘I Coulda Been a Contender’: Kenny Schachter on L.A. Wildcatters, a Davos Doomsayer, the London Auctions, and the Future of the Art Market

Kenny Schachter is a London-based art dealer, curator, and writer. The opinions expressed here are his own.I am convinced that the art market is in an extended bull run the likes of which have never been seen before. Sure, nothing … Read More

Dieter Roth, Staple Cheese, A Race, 1970.COURTESY THE EUGENIA P. BUTLER ESTATE

That Time James Lee Byars Built a Wall Around the Office of His Los Angeles Dealer, Eugenia Butler

Writer Matt Stromberg just published a profile of the storied Los Angeles art dealer Eugenia Butler on KCET’s Artbound website, and I highly recommend giving it a read. Butler, who worked early on with the dealer Virginia Dwan, ran an eponymous … Read More

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Hollywood: L.A.’s Next Art Frontier

In October 2013, Esther Kim Varet, director of the Venice Beach–based gallery Various Small Fires, placed a bid on 812 North Highland Avenue in Hollywood, a more than 5,000-square-foot lot containing a temple-like Art Deco edifice. The listing had gone … Read More