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Rashid Johnson
Rashid Johnson's "The Rainbow Sign" floods the galleries with and array of densely layered works. From "Untitled Escape Collages" to "Untitled Ugly Pots" that are decisively raw, they exist in a storm that we may see beyond. More...


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No Time to Sit Around: An Unexpected Memoriam
James Yood recalls his youthful experience of the climactic year 1968 a half century ago. This turned out to be his final short essay, as Yood tragically died of a heart attack on April 20th at age 65. More...


Emil Bisttram
Emil Bisttram carved out a prominent position in New Mexico's art history as a pioneering modernist, teacher and muralist. More...


“Plato in L.A.”
"Plato in L.A." brings together eleven artists who draw on everything from the familiar cave simile to the ambluatory method of discourse. More...


Louise Bourgeois
The monumental prints that Louise Bourgeois produced in her late nineties reveal an artist whose mastery never waned. The selection here reads like a personal diary writ on a cinematic scale. More...


Paul Lee
Paul Lee's assemblages bring together tambourines with painted squares and rectangles that reference computer touch screens. More...


Michael Spafford
This three-gallery survey of veteran Pacific Northwest painter Michael C. Spafford brings together dozens of paintings and prints, a hardbound catalogue, beautiful installations and lighting. But why wasn’t it all in an art museum? More...


"All Art Was Once Contemporary"
That’s a mantra James Yood whispers to himself when his attention flags in the Rococo rooms of a museum. More...


Peter Bogardus
In ‘’Going to Gansu,” Peter Bogardus presents photogravures taken during a two-day train ride the western edge of the Gobi Desert in 1992. More...


“Walk in My Shoes”
The group show “Walk in My Shoes” stirs empathy and compassion from the portrayals of the human condition, as the title implies. A tone of activism is struck by images that address themes of self-identity, immigration, indigenous rights and homelessness. More...


Jay DeFeo
A selection of works on paper by Jay DeFeo draws from three series of the 1970s following her departure from traditional paint media. More...


Matthew Picton
With its gleaming gold leaf and trenchant subject matter, Matthew Picton’s “El Dorado” considers the millennia-old quest for the precious metal. The ambiguities of human greed are embodied into stylized maps that reflect the artist's knowledge and understanding of history. More...


Lord by Giacometti and Vice Versa
The recently released film "Final Portrait" recounts James Lord's 1964 experience sitting for Alberto Giacometti. More...


Maggie Taylor
A decade ago Maggie Taylor published a set of 45 illustrations to "Alice in Wonderland." Now she presents her new series of "Through the Looking Glass" illustrations, which allude to the 19th century era in which Lewis Carroll originally wrote and published these classics. More...


Brian Mashburn
Brian Mashburn’s landscape vistas that delight and awe despite their eerily disquieting subject matter. More...


Chester Arnold
In “Borderline,” Chester Arnold's epic-scale landscapes take aim at our ecological plight. Crumbling ruins of concrete and brick, defaced with graffiti and maintained by small, faceless, lumpen workers, are absurd and sad and strangely beautiful. More...


Robert Colescott
Robert Colescott wit and empathy to expose racism while appropriating art historical sources to help sharpen the point. More...


Robert Irwin
Robert Irwin’s scrim installation demonstrates that how we perceive things depends on both internal and external conditions. Nothing can be taken as an absolute. More...


Kathy Jones
Kathy Jones paintings of standing, featureless figures posing in landscapes and interiors are all about color and implicit drama. More...

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