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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

Top 5: Oct. 16, 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 piping hot and early in your mailbox.   1. Matsumi Kanemitsu: Metamorphic Effects Through December 20, 2014 The Mistake Room An abstract expressionist with a sense of humor, Matsumi Kanemitsu […]

Top 5: Oct. 16, 2014

Top 5: Oct. 9, 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 piping hot and early in your mailbox.   1. Michel Auder and Józef Robakowski: Street Life October 11 – December 18, 2014 Opening: October 10, 2014 | 7–10 pm Fahrenheit […]

Top 5: Oct. 9, 2014

New Director to take on OCMA

Todd DeShields Smith has been named to head the Orange County Museum of Art, ending six months for the institution without a director. Smith joins OCMA from the Tampa Museum of Art, where his experience getting the new $32 million building finished there was undoubtedly a plus on his CV for OCMA, whose attempts to […]

Incoming OCMA director Todd DeSheilds Smith

Broad Primes the Pump with Famous Artist Talks

In anticipation of its opening in 2015, The Broad is hosting a series of talks this year called The Un-Private Collection. Although the series is described as “exploring contemporary and controversial themes,” (which usually is code for “themes that were controversial 50 years ago”), we have to admit: they look interesting. Each talk pairs an […]

Broad Primes the Pump with Famous Artist Talks

Al’s Grand Hotel Returns to Frieze

Four years after graduating from the Chouinard Art Institute (now California Institute of the Arts), a young Allen Ruppersberg took over a house on Sunset Boulevard in Hollywood and converted it into a hotel. Al’s Grand Hotel only lasted for six weeks, but maintains a mythic quality in LA’s art history, as an early example […]

Al’s Grand Hotel Returns to Frieze

Check Out This Liotard

The Getty Museum is showing this remarkable c. 1750 portrait of an opera singer, on loan from a private LA collection, reports William Poundstone in Artinfo. The Getty owns several works by the 18th century portraitist Jean-Étienne Liotard, whose pastels, when they’re good, are very extraordinary.

Check Out This Liotard