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Artist Profile: Val Britton Marc Katano @ Stephen Wirtz Mike Henderson @ Haines Gallery
 

Artist Profile: Val Britton

Britton’s collages depict the world in abstract terms, reflecting its tensions, anxieties and fragilities.

Marc Katano @ Stephen Wirtz

Working from memories of a childhood in Japan, Katano strives to express the ineffable.

Mike Henderson @ Haines Gallery

Henderson's thickly clotted, intensely worked abstractions seem spring from hands directed an urgent, clawing impulse. Julia Couzens reports.

Michele Sudduth @ SFMOMA Artists Gallery

28 June 2014

Sudduth's paintings speak of the isolation and unease of people in public places.

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John Bonick & Tim Yankosky @ Andrea Schwartz

22 June 2014

Bonick’s pattern paintings probe infinity; Yankosky’s repurposed tape measures examine the psychology of how we size things up.

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Public Intimacy @ Yerba Buena Center for the Arts

19 June 2014

South African artists paint a sad and sobering picture of broken promises and unfulfilled dreams.

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Bruce Davidson @ Robert Koch

17 June 2014

50 years after the Civil Rights Act, Davidson's photos remind us that race relations can't be described only in black and white.

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Marco Maggi @ Hosfelt Gallery

12 June 2014

Maggi seeks to concretize the ever-widening gap between knowledge and knowingness.

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Four Decades of Drawing @ Berggruen

06 June 2014

A museum-quality gallery show of contemporary drawing, from the '60s to the present.

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Carleton Watkins @ Cantor Arts Center

03 June 2014

A master of the mammoth plate albumen process, Watkins receives his due in this superlative exhibition.

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Jimi Gleason @ Toomey Tourell

01 June 2014

Gleason employs a metallurgic approach that evokes high Modernist design and LA Finish Fetish painting of the ‘60s.

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Christian Maychack @ Gregory Lind

27 May 2014

Maychack's hybrids re-animate the Modernist debate about how painting and sculpture ought to behave.

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Arngunnur Yr @ Public Policy Institute of California

23 May 2014

Magical Realism in Iceland? Maria Porges reports.

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