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Larry Bell
Larry Bell's signature form for over half a century is the cube, and we get a whole bunch of them here. Their vacuum-coated surfaces set them apart from the beginning, reflecting color at the same time that they permit light to flood through. More...


David Hockney
David Hockney has been painting a whole lot of portrait over the last few years, and they are gathered into a guilty pleasure of an exhibition. More...


Julião Sarmento
Juliao Sarmento's recent crater prints evoke the Martian surface as revealed by the Curiosity Rover. More...


Alexis Smith
Alexis Smith is keenly aware of lost worlds: open landscapes covered with orange groves, old Hollywood, the era of film noir and Coconut Grove kitsch. She play with images and with words, and "over time the images beat out the words." More...


Lawrence Gipe
"Another Cold Winter" is Lawrence Gipe's latest reflection on the visual rhetoric of the past, here the immediate post-war decade. The conjoined twins of beauty and tragedy echo an ambiguous present. More...


Linda Christensen and Mark Beck
Linda Christensen and Mark Beck, in different ways, address strong emotions and ambiguity in their paintings. More...


Ned Evans/Kelly Berg
Kelly Berg's work transports us to a visually magical landscape. Ned Evans' colorful abstractions celebrate the earth's fierce shape-making genius. More...


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...


“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...


Robert Irwin
Robert Irwin’s scrim installation demonstrates that how nothing about perception is an absolute. More...


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


Alison Saar
Her feelings about the abuse of minorities inform "Topsy Turvy's" depiction of black women empowered with determination. More...


Nicole Eisenman
Starting with the title painting, "Dark Light" sums up Nicole Eisenman's feeling of being trapped in a world marching towards disaster. More...


“Extracorporeal (Beyond the Body)”
“Extracorporeal (Beyond the Body),” celebrates the life and work of the late Ana Mendieta. Over 30 years after her untimely death she still inspires artists who use their own bodies in ways deeply indebted to their precursor. More...


Tony DeLap
Timed with Tony DeLap's 90th year, this retrospective confirms his place as one of our most original minimalists. More...


Kim Schoenstadt
Particularly now, the values that a government building's architecture embodies are up for grabs. Kim Schoenstadt offers a cool but sharp eye in her abstract mash-ups of civic houses of power; not just Amerian, either. More...


Lorser Feitelson
"Figure to Form" concisely traces Lorser Feitelson's long transition from New Classicism's response to European Surrealism to his "Magic Space Forms", a sensual version of hard edge abstraction. More...


Jasper Johns
"Something Resembling Truth" is a mixed bag of Jasper Johns' long since iconic flags, targets and numbers. It also discloses how the artist's early verve over time retreated into a self-absorbed hermeticism. More...


Casper Brindle
In Jack Kerouac’s 1958 Beat Generation novel, “The Dharma Bums,” the book’s narrator Ray Smith answers the big question asked by some kids: “Why is the sky blue?” to which Smith answers, “The sky is blue because you wanta know why is the sky blue.” Casper Brindle offers a similar answer, only with paint. More...


Edgar Heap of Birds
Protest of the commercial and cultural appropriation of sites sacred to Native Americans is the heart of Edgar Heap of Birds' painterly sentences. Read and see them, this is what conceptual art is all about. More...

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