Rank #1: Art as a Headache, Art as Medicine
Edward Goldman talks about closed-minded versus open-minded interpretations of art.
Rank #2: Visiting Notorious RBG and Skid Row Museum
Edward Goldman talks about the Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibition at Skirball Center, and an inspiring exhibition at the Skid Row Museum.
Rank #3: Murakami at Gagosian
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the neo-spiritual dimensions of the artist’s Neo-Pop
Rank #4: Art Exchange Between Los Angeles and New York
Edward Goldman talks about the recent cultural developments at the intersection of the Los Angeles / New York art scenes.
Rank #5: Artists as Cultural and Political Provocateurs
Edward Goldman talks about the shredded “masterpiece” by Banksy – is it a scandal or smart performance?
Rank #6: A Sentimental Art Journey
Edward Goldman talks about a few of his favorite European masterpieces at LACMA, and Sidney B. Felsen’s photographs on display at Gemini G.E.L..
Rank #7: Lazaros, or L., and A.S.T.R.A.L.O.R.A.C.L.E.S.
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp on the witchcraft at Five Car Garage.
Rank #8: Roy Dowell at As-Is
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the recent work of the respected L.A. artist
Rank #9: The Best Art Memories of 2018
Edward Goldman reminisces on his favorite moments in art from 2018.
Rank #10: Powerful Art Holding Our Attention Over Centuries
Edward Goldman talks about the power and magic of great artworks of the past, and wonders which contemporary artworks will stand the test of time.
Rank #11: Never Too Much Van Gogh
Edward Goldman talks about our never-ending fascination with Van Gogh’s art and his life.
Rank #12: Jeffrey Vallance and Blinky, The Friendly Hen
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp visits a survey at CSUN and at Edward Cella’s Gallery.
Rank #13: King of the Pirates at Maccarone
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about this ode to the late Kathy Acker.
Rank #14: Allen Ruppersberg at the Hammer
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp parses the brilliant archival art of Allen Ruppersberg.
Rank #15: Broken Back, Unbroken Spirit
Edward Goldman talks about dramatic and painful experiences that inspire artists to do their best work.
Rank #16: Coachella Valley as crucible of creativity?
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp muses on the many art festivals—not fairs— blossoming in the desert
Rank #17: Bachardy and Shiokava Digging Deep Into Their Souls
Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.
Rank #18: A Lady In White: An Affair to Remember
Edward Goldman talks about the great portrait by Titian on loan to Norton Simon from Dresden.
Rank #19: George Condo at Spruth Magers
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the pleasure of his visual voraciousness
Rank #20: Art Fair Valentine
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp encourages a group hug for this week’s art fairs