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The first work you see when you enter David Kordansky’s new mid-city gallery are Jonas Woods’ 9 to 11 foot tall paintings of single plants in painted pots against white backgrounds. But if these seem static and unnecessarily large, ...
Mai-Thu Perret's sculptures always remind me of shag rugs - thick, over-the-top objects that are still somehow entirely fashionable. In her new show, "Astral Plane" at David Kordansky, the glazed wall-hanging growths and the vessels...
5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
This week, an artist hides erotic paperbacks inside his paintings, and an unfinished psychological thriller inspires an exhibition in Hollywood. 5. Clean paintings of a dirty novel Artist Matthew Brannon wrote an erotic novel he cal...
Hip and historical
From the late 1950s through the '70s, John Mason made monuments that sometimes riffed on the prehistoric, like his 1957 ceramic Vertical Spear form. Or sometimes he made pop products seem prehistoric, like the 1959 ceramic Blue Wall...