Albert Oehlen at New Museum

“One evening I pulled Beauty down on my knees. I found her embittered and I cursed her.” Arthur Rimbaud Come and see Albert Oehlen paintings curse beauty this summer at the New Museum. Massive Inkjet posters are pasted on canvas to initiate a complex painting process. The prints form a digital collage of photos, drawings Read more about Albert Oehlen at New Museum[…]

A Bad Hat, a Dumb Rock, and a Western Motel

Here’s three more reasons to visit L.A.  1. Can we finally now get over Norton Simon’s land grab of the Pasadena Art Museum? Fond memories when we were young and first saw the Warhol Brillo Boxes and the Richard Serra cut up redwoods. That was very cool. But then followed by the worst betrayal ever. Read more about A Bad Hat, a Dumb Rock, and a Western Motel[…]

Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret

Dropping by the Richard Serra show at Gagosian brought to mind a Vanity Fair article. It compiled a list of the top Six Artists alive today. Here are the results:        The Most-Voted-for Artists Gerhard Richter: 24 votes Jasper Johns: 20 votes Richard Serra: 19 votes Bruce Nauman: 17 votes Cindy Sherman: 12 Read more about Richard Serra, Bully with a Beret[…]