An excerpt from Maria Porges’ forthcoming book about artists who employ mending.
The distance between concept and execution, says the artist, is what makes a painting “a contemporary object.”
If the precision of digital photographs leave you cold, Chris McCaw has the antidote. The raw beauty of his images recalls the pioneering days of the medium.
What is it that nature has to show us if we have the eyes to see it? And what is seeing, anyway? These are questions Rosen has explored for a long time.
Watch this video and learn how Dougherty transforms tons of sticks into architectural masterpieces that quite literally jump the nature/culture divide.
Whether scouring the desert, reading about tribal art or traveling in foreign lands, Bob Brady has always had a knack for creatively re-purposing objects, ideas and experiences.
There’s plenty of mystery in Peter VandenBerge’s elongated, primitive faces; but their punch comes from a distinct brand of ‘60s-era, Duchamp-influenced absurdism.
In Michael Stevens’ Howdy Doody-meets-Alfred Hitchcock universe, demons lurk behind white picket fences, and what looks wholesome at first glance could be…
After tragedy strikes, Alan Chin asks: “How am I alive? How am I still functioning?” For answers, he paints the very essence of life.
When it comes to integrating art and human rights, printmaker/installation artist Claudia Bernardi has few peers.
Robert Ortbal has created a phantasmagorical universe of objects that play on familiar associations but defy comparisons to any actual terrestrial forms you may know.
American history is filled with foreigners who have come to these shores and revealed truths that made us squirm. Enrique Chagoya did exactly that.
Photographer Roger Vail turns seemingly ordinary subjects into images that range from poetically minimal to flat-out hallucinatory.
Cutting-edge LA artist and academic visionary.