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Ginny Bishton
Gyung Jin Shin
David Haxton
Diana Al-Hadid
Ginger Wolfe-Suarez
Mernet Larsen
Sergei Tcherepnin
James O. Clark
Betty Woodman
Vivian Suter
Hung Liu
Devin Kenny
Kon Trubkovich
Renee Green
Laura Krifka
Micah Ganske


Charles Ray
Amy Adler
Paul Pescador
Howard Friedman
Mie Olise
Rafaël Rozendaal
Canan Tolon
Robert Heinecken
Penelope Umbrico
Bruce Richards
Erin Besler
Jennifer Boysen
Matthew Ronay
Edgar Arceneaux
Stan VanDerBeek
‘Soft Target’
Marcus Herse
Ray Johnson (book review)
Allora & Calzadilla
Daniel von Sturmer
Tony Greene
Robert Swain
Chris Engman
Megan Cotts


Louise Nevelson
Connie Samaras
Raymonde Beraud
Nery Gabriel Lemus
Petra Schilder
Barbara T. Smith
Lisa Sigal
Michael Genovese
Frank Gehry
Rodney McMillian



Andra Ursuta
Danny Lyon
Mark Swope
Facing the Sublime in Water, CA
Tony Cokes
Pablo Pijnappel
Luisa Lambri
Kerry Tribe
Oscar Cueto
Mary Weatherford
Candice Lin
Rashid Johnson
Charles Christopher Hill
Alejandro Cartagena
Ricky Allman
Roger Hiorns
Eddo Stern
Michael Wilkinson
Anna Betbeze
Jill Magid
Rigo 23
Mary Corse
James Lee Byars
Charlotta Westergren
Mounir Fatmi
Phil Chang
Carolyn Castaño
Ben Sakoguchi
Robin Rhode
Jocelyn Foye
Jennifer Steinkamp
Pietro Roccasalva
Sam Falls
Jonas Lipps
Ellsworth Kelly
Antonio Vega Macotela
Brian O’Connell

PST, A to Z, 2011-2012
“Pacific Standard Time” was a 6-month program of 69 museum and gallery exhibitions sponsored by the Getty to explore the history of art in Los Angeles between 1945 and 1980. In the series “PST, A to Z” I visited and wrote about all of them for the Los Angeles Times.
One person’s quest to see it all
‘Asco’ and ‘Edward Kienholz’ at LACMA
Maria Nordman, ‘Film Room: Smoke’ at LACMA
‘Beatrice Wood: Career Woman’ at Santa Monica museum
John Outterbridge at LAXART
“California Art” at the Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art
“MEX/LA” at the Museum of Latin American Art
‘Peace Press Graphics 1967-1987’ at UAM CSULB
De Wain Valentine’s ‘Gray Column’ at the Getty Center
‘Golden’ and ‘June’ at Craft and Folk Art Museum (June Schwarz)
‘Los Angeles Goes Live’ at LACE
‘Icons of the Invisible: Oscar Castillo,’ Fowler Museum
‘Indoor Ecologies’ at Eames House and ‘California Design’ at LACMA
‘Eames’ at A+D Museum, ‘Sympathetic’ at MAK Center (Esther McCoy)
‘Now Dig This!’ and ‘Places of Validation’
‘Doin’ It in Public,’ ‘Collaboration Labs’
‘Greetings from L.A.,’ ‘CrossCurrents’ at the Getty Center
‘Seismic Shift’ at California Museum of Photography
Moments to remember, so far (Midterm report)
‘L.A. Rebellion’ at UCLA Film & Television Archive
‘She Accepts the Proposition,’ ‘It Happened at Pomona’
‘Identity and Affirmation’ at CSUN Art Galleries
‘Alternative Projections’ at L.A. Filmforum
‘Drawing the Line’ at JANM
‘Exchange and Evolution’ at Long Beach Museum of Art
‘Craft Revolution’ at Mingei and ‘Phenomenal’ at MCASD
‘State of Mind’ at OCMA
‘The Radicalization of a ‘50s Housewife,’ ‘Best Kept Secret’ (Barbara Smith, UCI)
‘Mapping Another L.A.,’ at Fowler Museum, ‘Mural Remix’ at LACMA
‘Art Along the Hyphen’ at the Autry
‘Speaking in Tongues’ at Armory Center for the Arts (Wallace Berman, Robert Heinecken)
’46 N. Los Robles’ at Pacific Asia, ‘Proof’ at Norton Simon
PST, A to Z: ‘Under the Big Black Sun,’ ‘Naked Hollywood’ at MOCA (Weegee)
‘Artistic Evolution,’ ‘The Experimental Impulse’
‘Everyman’s Infinite Art’ at Chapman University
‘Civic Virtue’ at LA Municipal Art Gallery and Watts Towers Arts Center
The House That Sam Built,’ ‘In Words and Wood’
‘It Happened at Pomona Part 2: Helene Winer at Pomona’
‘Common Ground’ at AMOCA, ‘Clay’s Tectonic Shift’ at Scripps
‘Round the Clock’ at Vincent Price Art Museum
‘Pasadena to Santa Barbara’ at Santa Barbara Museum of Art
‘Sight Specific,’ ‘In Focus’
‘Cruising’ at One National Gay and Lesbian Archives
‘Perceptual Conceptual’ at Los Angeles Nomadic Division
‘L.A. Raw’ at Pasadena Museum of California Art
‘Backyard Oasis’ at Palm Springs Art Museum
‘Breaking Ground’ at Chinese American Museum
‘Carefree California: Cliff May’ and ‘Catherine Opie’
`Trouble in Paradise’ at Grammy Museum
‘It Happened at Pomona Part 3: At Pomona’ at Pomona College Museum of Art
It is done

Troy Morgan
Andrew Uchin
Sara Jane Boyers
York Chang
“Woman with a Lute” by Johannes Vermeer
“Possible Worlds”
“Street Sight”
Adam Janes
Ori Gersht
Marcos Ramirez ERRE
Isaac Resnikoff
Margaret Nielsen
Jim Shaw
Charles Karubian
Kim Beom
Florian Maier-Aichen
Melanie Willhide
Daniela Comani
Mari Eastman
“Art in the Streets”
Judy Pfaff
“We’re Not Here to Waste Time!”
Ken Gonzales-Day
“My Super Hero: New Contemporary Art from Iran”
“All of This and Nothing”
Dan Bayles
Soo Kim
Gardar Eide Einarsson
Heather Cantrell

Steve Martin and Dave Hickey at LACMA: Talking about art was fine with this audience

Edgar Arceneaux
Kelly Barrie
“The Big Four”
Matsumi Kanemitsu
Zoe Crosher
Anthony James
Trine Ellitsgaard
Michal Chelbin
Kalup Linzy
Paul McCarthy
Simone Lueck
Emilie Halpern
“Everlasting Gobstopper”
André Ethier
Todd Gray and Kyungmi Shin
“Stille Post: 7 Curators 7 Artists”
“Document: Iranian Americans in L.A.”
“The art that dare not speak its name”
“Country Music”
Robin Kandel
Lael Corbin
Hilary Brace
Achim Freyer
Yvonne Venegas
Mary Reid Kelley
Marie Jager
José Bedia
Dorothy Iannone
John Jurayj
“Somewhere On a Desert Highway”
Robert Lazzarini
Breaking the Rules: What is Contemporary Art? (book review)
“Beyond the Page: Miniature as Attitude in Contemporary Art from Pakistan”
“Leonardo da Vinci and the Art of Sculpture: Inspiration and Invention”
Eamon O’Kane
John Stephan
Travis Somerville
Leonor Antunes and Amalia Pica
“Love in a Cemetery”
Ilán Lieberman
Robert Mallary
James Welling
“Rauschenberg at Gemini”
Bas Jan Ader
Nira Pereg
Noah Davis
Greg Colson

“Art that prompts a smile”
Joel Kyack’s “Superclogger”
Mel Chin’s “Fundred Dollar Bill Project”
“Thinking past the museum gallery white box”
Luisa Lambri

Sharon Lockhart
Arthur Ou and Alice Könitz
“Everyday Miracles (Extended)”
Dianna Molzan
Jeanne Silverthorne
Laura Riboli
Danica Phelps
“Locating Landscape: New Strategies, New Technologies”
Paul Shambroom

Diane Meyer’s “Without a Car in the World”
Sandow Birk’s “American Qur’an”
Joanna Priestley
“Nine Lives: Visionary Artists from L.A.”
Llyn Foulkes’ Machine

“Gouge: The Modern Woodcut 1870 to Now”
“Romance of the Bells: The California Missions in Art”
“Social Histories Woven into Indonesian Textiles at LACMA”
Anthony Goicolea, Jon Brumit, Zachary Royer Scholz and Carter Mull
Amanda Ross-Ho, Dorit Cypis, Brenna Youngblood and Sarah Cromarty
Cindy Stelmackowich, “Desertshore,” Alexandra Grant, Kerry James Marshall

“The California Biennial Spreads Out”
“Indian Art: unique yet mainstream”
Dave McKenzie at REDCAT
“Women in the City”
“Disorderly Conduct: Recent Art in Tumultuous Times”

Sandow Birk
Nicole Antebi
William Pope.L
Charles Gaines
Andrea Bowers,”The Weight of Relevance”
Charles Ray, “Hinoki”
Joel Tauber, “Sick-Amour”