Sophie DuvernoyRobert Irwin's 2011 sculpture Black on White, being installed at the Getty.
What does it take to install a 40,000 pound sculpture in one of L.A.'s most inaccessible museums? Especially when you have no idea what it's supposed to look like? This was the Getty Center's big challe ... More >>
Art Marathon by Stephen Keene, 2011, Santa Monica Museum of ArtStephen Keene, standing behind his row of serial paintings
Stephen Keene is a strange character: he identifies much more with the archetype of the worker than the artist. Known for his amazing ability to produce masses of work, a ... More >>
Sophie DuvernoyRethink L.A., the new exhibition at the A D Museum
On Thursday, people from all over Los Angeles biked, walked or took the Metro to the Architecture and Design Museum on Miracle Mile. Surprisingly, many still managed to arrive wearing fashionable shoes. They were greeted with b ... More >>
Sophie DuvernoyApproaching the Bonaventure from below.
"All right! Is everyone ready for [slight, suspenseful pause] the Great Bonaventure Adventure?" asks an unusually cheery man clad in all-khaki.
The resounding answer from the forty plus adventurers is yes, followed by slightly embarrasse ... More >>
Sophie DuvernoyGeorge Herms: Xenophilia, 2011
George Herms: beat legend, assemblage artist, free jazz enthusiast, Mexican marijuana fan. At a sprightly 75, he's still producing vast amounts of work in his Topanga Canyon studio. He's also the focus of a new show that opened last Friday at the ... More >>
Japanese artist Makoto Sasaki, a.k.a. SASAKI (he goes by his last name only, in all caps) has perfected repetition in art. He's been drawing the same motif for sixteen years -- the heartbeat. For the first ten years, he drew only his own. Since then, he's branched out a bit, a ... More >>