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Funny but not too funny
Margo Leavin Gallery will close this fall, after 42 years in business. Its final show, called "Arctic Summer," gets at that cool, pared-down approach the gallery and its artists have always taken to humor. The first room feels like ...
Margo Leavin Gallery, Closing After 42 Years: How It Became One of L.A.'s Best
Tuesday, Margo Leavin Gallery announced it will close after forty-two years. The news comes as a surprise. L.A. galleries close, move or rebrand themselves all the time, but not Margo Leavin. Hers has been a quiet, constant presence...
Crazy things made normal
William Leavitt's paintings look like he assembled his palettes from Home Depot paint chips, and his drawings look like movie-set versions of 1950s subdevelopments. The fact that roller coasters, futuristic tents and minimalist part...
Art Made by U.S. Senators
4 years ago by Catherine Wagley
Every once in a while, Margo Leavin Gallery pulls out one of the most precious artworks in its vaults, Jeffrey Vallance's Drawings and Statements by U.S. Senators. In 1978, Vallance sent letters to senators in office, telling them h...