Carmichael Gallery


A Riddle Couched in the Language of Pop

by Abe Ahn on June 27, 2012

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LOS ANGELES — Things are not what they seem in Culver City’s Carmichael Gallery. At first glance, the inscrutable smiles in Beijing-based artist Yue Minjun’s self-portraits express mirth or merriment.

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Photo Essays

Taking Notice of Scope Miami

by Hrag Vartanian on December 4, 2010

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SCOPE is the art fair that many people like to disparage but this year’s installment was quite good and worth a trip.

Housed in a large tent near the Art Miami and Red Dot art fairs and, as always, attached to Art Asia, the greater prominence ensured more foot traffic than last year (two gallerists told me sales and traffic were better this year) and the lofty space made it much more conducive to looking at art.

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Here is an extravaganza of slideshows from the big cross section of 7 art fairs and one private museum show I attended while in Miami and haven’t written about yet. Enjoy the journey into the dark corners of the Miami fairs.

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