It's high time to brave the Pasadena Freeway, thanks to four landmark Pacific Standard Time shows with ambitious curators, catalogues, and historical reach in Pasadena. Pasadena/San Marino has its PST "focus" weekend this Saturday and Sunday, which means lots of extra events.
Michael Duncan's "LA R ... More >>
Courtesy Regen Projects and MOCA Los AngelesSue Williams' 1992 painting "The Art World Can Suck My Proverbial Dick"
Most exhibitions on this week's list are the work of youngish artists, but not the one by Sue Williams, who's been around since the 1980s. It's her first solo show in this city ... More >>
Courtesy Actual Size L.A.A shrine-like installation in Gustavo Herrera and Spencer Douglass's exhibition "Hollenbeck"
If you need a break from all the nostalgic historicizing saturating the art world these days, dash over to see an ingenious artist-made, open-air storefront on Alvarado. But d ... More >>
From Ed Ruscha's "Standard Editions."Dude. New York can't stand to see us happy! Here we were, totally lit on our 1960s selves, museum-hopping in our California sundresses whilst trying to forget the "hopping" part took 30 minutes in traffic, and the East Coast's Times of record has to jump i ... More >>
Carol ChehMaya D'Aoust, the White Witch of L.A., performs at the launch party for Public Fiction and Night Papers. She acted as an oracle and took questions from the audience.
I may have to change my mind about Jeffrey Deitch. I wrote some fairly nasty things about him on my blog, following ... 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 >>