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Top Shows in SoCal: July 3, 2015

This week, Catherine Wagley and Ed Schad discuss a cannon-bashing exhibition downtown, an L.A. icon’s first L.A. show and wanderlust in Hollywood. Meanwhile in Lonesome Valley at Loudhailer Through August 1 As summer group shows go, this is a pretty good one (it has some seriousness but could still best be enjoyed with a popsicle in hand). The Barbara Rossi […]

Eben Goff, The Butte Speculator 8/23. (2015). Courtesy Diane Rosenstein Fine Art.

Top 5 Video: June 19, 2015

This week, Catherine Wagley and Ed Schad get excited about Jennifer Boysen’s upcoming show and consider Sister Corita Kent’s legacy. 5. Jennifer Boysen at Cherry and Martin Opening June 20, 6-8 pm; through July 11 Boysen’s  approach to minimalism is bodily, and her work is meditative. But there’s also an undercurrent of aggression in her monochrome […]

Noah Purifoy's Ode to Frank Gehry (left), 1999; 65 Aluminum Trays (right), 2002. Photo by Fredrik Nilsen, courtesy LACMA.

Top 5 Video: June 12, 2015

This week’s top five goes from the 16th century to now, as Catherine Wagley and Ed Schad grapple with Gertrude Stein and get excited about Kendrick Lamar and Raku pots. 5. Eve Fowler at Mier Gallery Artist Eve Fowler, who runs Artist Curated Projects and is known for supporting other artists, channels intense modern poet Gertrude Stein in […]

Top 5 Video: June 12, 2015

Top 5 Video: May 22, 2015

Here’s our Top 5 art recommendations for this week. Check out the video or just scan the list below. Ed Schad and Catherine Wagley got pretty into the classics this time — modernism and Greek myth. 5. Mary Reid Kelley  Hammer Museum Opening May 23, through September 27 Artist Mary Reid Kelley is exploring Greek myth, the family […]

Top 5 Video: May 22, 2015

Top 5 VIDEO: May 7, 2015

In this week’s Top 5 video, Catherine Wagley and Ed Schad wonder whether Mel Bochner is still at the top of his game, wax poetic about J.M.W. Turner and admit that Anthony Lepore’s new show at Ghebaly is way better than they expected. See a round-up of the week’s shows below. 5. “Milena Bonilla: Low-Intensity […]

Mel Bochner's It Doesn't Get Any Better Than This
(2015). Courtesy the artist and Marc Selwyn Fine Art.

Top 5 VIDEO: April 23, 2015

  Catherine Wagley (@CGWagley) and Ed Schad (@icallitoranges) round up the notable shows of the week! Or if you don’t want to watch, here’s the list with their comments:   1. Anne Truitt ’62–’63 Matthew Marks Gallery 1062 North Orange Grove Los Angeles, CA 90046 “Every artist I know is just head over heels about […]

Top 5 VIDEO: April 23, 2015

Top 5: April 1, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Zoe Crosher: The Manifest Destiny Billboard Project April 3-5 April 3: Scott Benzel performance at 7:30pm April 4: Artist talk, 11am-12pm Scott Benzel performance at […]

Top 5: April 1, 2015

Top 5: March 25, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. William Pope.L: Trinket Through June 28 The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA The center piece for William Pope.L’s “Trinket” is a massive flag blowing in wind […]

Top 5: March 25, 2015

Top 5: March 18, 2015

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week.   1. Eye on Design: Andrea Zittel’s Aggregated Stacks and the Collection of Palm Springs Art Museum Through July 12 Palm Springs Art Museum Living in Joshua […]

Top 5: March 18, 2015

Top 5: October 31, 2014

Here are our picks for the best art shows in Southern California this week! Subscribe to our newsletter if you’d like to get this list in your mailbox each week. 1. Dawn Kasper and Liz Glynn: cosmo[il]logical I Saturday, November 1, 8-10 pm and Sunday, November 2, 5-7 pm Redling Fine Art Dawn Kasper’s performances […]

Top 5: October 31, 2014