The artist and beloved professor of painting and drawing at UCLA’s School of the Arts and Architecture had battled ovarian cancer for two years.
Kevin Beasley Threads Wires That Connect Los Angeles With the South
While this exhibition exists in an austere white cube, far away from the heavy heat and kudzu of Virginia or Louisiana, the artist invokes the South through material and conceptual pull.
Doug Aitken’s Cities of Loss
Aitken’s exhibition “Flags and Debris” is informed by a dialectic of embodiment and absence.
An Eerie Ode to LA Architecture in Catherine Opie’s First Film
Now on view at Regen Projects, Opie’s silent ode to the city is solely told with still, black-and-white images.
Five Outstanding Shows Closing in Los Angeles This Month
From local contemporary art to rare surveys on Latin American modernism, there is plenty of good art to see before the new year.
In Paintings and Ceramics, Theaster Gates Salvages Charged Materials
In his new show at Regen Projects, Gates showcases paintings based on data visualizations by W.E.B. Du Bois and ceramic sculptures that reinterpret iconic forms.
Gillian Wearing’s Masked Confessions
LOS ANGELES — In Gillian Wearing’s work, the artist serves as a conduit for other peoples’ confessions while concealing her own subjectivity. In this exhibition, everyone becomes a stranger — both the visitors to the gallery and the people involved in making the work.
Laboring Over Walead Beshty’s Bodies
LOS ANGELES — Walead Beshty’s solo exhibition at Regen Projects, Selected Bodies of Work, claims to “address bodies and labor as they are rendered visible in or on the art object.” Where and what are these bodies and labor?