Annie Buckley

Linn Meyers

September 2011

Numerous site-specific works have graced the expansive wall that flanks the wide staircase leading up to the galleries of the Hammer Museum; Linn Meyers’s Every Now. And Again, 2011, a deep violet and pale yellow wall drawing of rolling … READ ON

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Keith Walsh

August 2011

Fusing space travel with art practice might seem far-fetched, but it becomes more fathomable when outer space is defined as everything beyond the boundaries of a sleek handcrafted vessel that doubles as the artist’s studio. Parked at the … READ ON

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Bas Jan Ader

July 2011

A seamless integration between life and art, as well as liberal doses of death and myth, permeate any discussion of the Dutch-born artist Bas Jan Ader, who lived and worked in Los Angeles until his mysterious death in 1975. That Ader was lost… READ ON

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“Street Cred”

July 2011

This exhibition may initially appear as yet another street art show, but it was, in actuality, announced six months in advance of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art’s major gathering “Art in the Streets.” It also fills a vital… READ ON

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Tom Wudl

June 2011

The delicate intricacy and irrepressible zeal of Tom Wudl’s art are on full display in this exhibition of ten small works on paper. Some are no bigger than four by four inches, and the largest is just over a foot wide, but size is no measure… READ ON

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Ed Johnson

May 2011

Ed Johnson uses oil paint to meticulously render fuzzy photographs taken from freeze frames of videos, an ostensibly cumbersome method that results in a fluid mix of the real and the manipulated. A previous body of work was derived from … READ ON

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Kim Beom

May 2011

In Spectacle, 2010, Kim Beom’s riveting remake of a popular scene in nature programs, an antelope chases a leopard, effecting a paradigmatic shift in the predator-prey relationship on a golden savannah that metaphorically suggests the … READ ON

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“We’re Not Here to Waste Time”

March 2011

The three artists in this exhibition––Nena Amsler, Miyoshi Barosh, and Nava Lubelski––make works that resist being slotted into traditional categories like sculpture or painting, decoration or craft. Materially and visually, their … READ ON

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Nigel Cooke

January 2011

With this exhibition, British artist Nigel Cooke continues his interest in the end of days—apocalypse has rarely looked as lovely as it does in his canvases—but here the artist has fine-tuned his subject matter; the neon geometry and inky… READ ON

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Heather Cantrell

January 2011

Since 2001, Heather Cantrell has been using portraiture to explore status and identity, as well as intersections between photography, painting, and performance. In 2008 she began to turn her camera on denizens of the art world, creating an … READ ON

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