See also: *Thom Mayne, Frank Gehry & the L.A. Architects Who Changed Everything *Schindler House's Exhibit About How We Travel *Moby: L.A. Architecture's New Mascot Neutra, Gehry, Schindler, Eames -- they're all included in the Getty Institute's initiative Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Arc ... More >>
How I learned to stop worrying and love man-made gashes in the earth
Before you enter the third floor gallery of LACMA's Broad Contemporary, the attendant will say, "No pictures please." In most other galleries, flash-less photography is fine. But this gallery holds work by Michael Heizer, the artist behind the 340-ton rock on the museum's back lot, plus Double Negat ... More >>
Summer is group show season, which means lots of loosely thematic gallery exhibitions have just opened and will open soon. Some of them aren't bad. 5. The history of the earth The same year Robert Smithson made his 1,500-foot Spiral Jetty, a pile of mud, salt crystal and rock that spiraled out from ... More >>
In 1966, Robert Smithson, famous for piling up mud and black basalt in Utah's Great Salt Lake and sculpting it into a 1,500-foot coil called Spiral Jetty, went rock hunting with sculptor Donald Judd. They went in New Jersey, where Smithson was from, and spent an hour chopping away at a lump of lava ... More >>
Andrew Rogers: Ancient Language, Atacama Desert 80m x 3m Australian artist Andrew Rogers has spent the last 13 years bouncing between 13 countries on all seven continents, working with over 6,700 people in all, creating sculptures in deserts, glaciers, gorges, city centers, national parks an ... More >>
James Benning’s Casting a Glance
Michael Govan wants to change the face of L.A. What are you going to do to help him?
The visual linguistics of Eva Hesse and Richard Pousette-Dart
A field guide to artists, gallerists, curators et al, from Aitken to Zittel. Part 1: The Rev. Ethan Acres to Mark Grotjahn
It’s the end of the world as we know it, and I smell poo
Smithson’s redemption, Flick’s contemplation
Less is more, more or less
The Doug Chrismas story
Matthew Barney and “The Cremaster Cycle”
The politics of mixology
Over the river and through the woods . . .
Tongue and blood at ACE Gallery. Plus, Adrian Piper at MOCA.
The Prinzhorn Collection: The original Outsider Art. Plus, Robert Overby’s castings, James Gobel’s bears and much more
Lewis Baltz ponders that and other questions of life in the Corporate State