Suzanne Hudson

“A New Horizon for New Horizons”

Museum of Art, Ein Harod

June 2016

Founded in 1948, the Ofakim Hadashim, meaning “New Horizons,” group of twenty-some artists hung together for well over a decade, and their embrace of such movements as Cubism, Surrealism, and biomorphism, among others, coincided with the… READ ON

PICKS

“The Ocular Bowl”

June 2016

The three-person show “The Ocular Bowl” took its name from “The Line and the Light,” a 1964 essay by Jacques Lacan in which the psychoanalyst describes the eye as “a sort of bowl,” a faulty container whose propensity to overflow… READ ON

IN PRINT Summer 2016 [TOC]

“Mark Bradford: Receive Calls on Your Cellphone from Jail”

May 2016

Curated by Jeffrey Uslip The museum debut of Mark Bradford’s Receive Calls on Your Cellphone from Jail, 2013, an expansive installation of mixed-media paintings featuring text that evokes the roadside signage advertising bail bonds and … READ ON

PREVIEWS

Ken Price

May 2016

The inaugural exhibition at Parrasch Heijnen Gallery was clearly the result of a herculean effort. Not for nothing was the show titled “Ken Price: A Career Survey, 1961–2008”; its ambition and temporal spread rivaled the artist’s … READ ON

IN PRINT May 2016 [TOC]

David Muenzer

April 2016

To announce his first show at Reserve Ames, a Craftsman-style house-cum-gallery, David Muenzer offered a 2016 photograph reminiscent of James Welling’s early phyllo-dough abstractions, in which ambiguous forms take on a heightened significance… READ ON

IN PRINT April 2016 [TOC]

“Atmospheric Abstraction”

March 2016

The title of this group show, “Atmospheric Abstraction,” neatly suggested the historical lineage of a collection of contemporary nonfigurative work by Los Angeles–based artists heavily indebted to their Southern California Light and … READ ON

IN PRINT March 2016 [TOC]

David Benjamin Sherry

February 2016

For his third solo show in Los Angeles, David Benjamin Sherry presented a series of nearly two dozen photographs of the American West. As with his past work, the large-scale prints were made in and around national parks with an 8 x 10 field… READ ON

IN PRINT February 2016 [TOC]

Robert Janitz

December 2015

Robert Janitz titled his second show at Team “Kerckhoffs’ Principle,” named for a century-old theorem, postulated by the Dutch cryptologist Auguste Kerkckhoffs, that states that a system will remain secure if everything about that system… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]

Alex Hubbard

December 2015

Alex Hubbard’s latest show, which christened Michele Maccarone’s new Los Angeles space—and which, as so much initial press detailed, opened in tandem with the Broad Museum nearby—serves as a prime example of the recent westward migration… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2015 [TOC]

Michaela Eichwald

November 2015

Michaela Eichwald’s first solo show in Los Angeles bore a gnomic title—“quo vadis gnothi sauton and cui bono”—that was the result of three phrases in Greek and Latin jammed together: “Where are you going?,” “Know thyself,” … READ ON

IN PRINT November 2015 [TOC]