Archive for January 5th, 2012


Last week I happened to be visiting LACMA with a photographer from New York City and we had the opportunity to preview Chris Burden’s “Metropolis II” during its test run.  Crowds of small children, parents, and museum goers looked on in fascination at the enormous structure that Chris Burden had created.  “Metropolis II” is the [...]

Read More

A single 8 1/2 by 11 inch page in the Conturbatio series from Richard Kraft’s solo show “Something with Birds In It” presents an intricate collage of disjointed text with an illustration of a black and white nude figure in the foreground. His right arm extends outward, pointing a gun at the viewer. The gesture [...]

Read More

“Sean Duffy’s Garage Sale” proves that the objects and collections that an artist holds on to over the course of several decades have as much influence (if not more) on their work than art pieces created in the studio and displayed in galleries. The “stuff” that we hold onto reveals an undeniable truth about who [...]

Read More