In Benglis’s latest works, the forces of gravity that defined her seminal poured latex and polyurethane pieces are traded for luminous bronzes.
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Alvaro Barrington’s Love Letter to Los Angeles
Beyond a mere homage to LA’s aesthetic vocabulary, Alvaro Barrington sees past the superficiality of Hollywood to celebrate the myth-making at its center.
In Never-Before-Seen Drawings, Robert Colescott Satirizes Art History
In his “Complete History of World Art,” Colescott skewers notions around propriety, race, beauty, and art.
Protest Signs by Artists and Celebrities Sold to Benefit Families of Black Women Killed by Police
Over 140 artists and celebrities contributed to Show Me the Signs, a live auction and exhibition at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles that benefits the #SayHerName Mothers Network.
A Summer Series of Comedy, Improv, Film, and Performance at Blum & Poe
>BTWN< kicks off with a night of comedy, hosted by artist and comedian Casey Jane Ellison.
Robert Colescott’s Frank Snapshots of Racism and Misogyny in the US
Colescott reached the heights of a master painter, becoming one of the first prominent artists to embed black bodies and social critique into the art historical canon.
Making Art from Global Trade Routes
Hugh Scott-Douglas takes viewers on a journey through the oceanic trade and zeroes in on the interference of bodies and labor in global transactions.
Four Los Angeles Shows to Look Forward to in the New Year
From an exhibition about the first superstar curator to Pacific Standard Time’s performance festival, there’s strong work aplenty on the horizon.
Françoise Grossen’s Gift of Quietude
Grossen’s rope sculptures complicate the boundary between art and craft in a productive way.
The Frozen Gestures of Lynda Benglis
Benglis always carried the painting process into her work, resulting in a visual representation of material in action.
Friedrich Kunath Plays With Scent, Sense, and Sentiment
Friedrich Kunath’s latest exhibition is fragrant with nostalgia, melancholy, and whimsy.
Carroll Dunham’s Erotic Paintings of Male Nudes at Blum & Poe
Carroll Dunham’s latest paintings of men acting out masculine rituals in his signature landscapes opens this Friday at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles.