2019

“Art-hopping in L.A.’s Arlington Heights: A guide to a less-beaten gallery path” (Karolina Maszkiewicz, John Zappas, “California Winter,” Rodney McMillian)

Theaster Gates

Jebila Okongwu

Shikeith

Bad Ass Bitches of the Getty

“A walker’s guide to gallery hopping along Highland Avenue” (Robin F. Williams, Francisco Rodriguez, Rebecca Shippee, Jon Key, Julian Stanczak)

Club Scum

Susan Mogul

“Please Recall to Me Everything You Have Thought of”

Brandon Landers

“Narrative Painting in Los Angeles”

“Where the Sea Remembers”

Hanna Hur

Francesca Longhini

Gabriella Sanchez

Maria Berrio

David Hammons

Fahamu Pecou

Joanne Greenbaum

Graciela Iturbide

Laura Lancaster

Human Archipelago

Cayetano Ferrer

“People”

Lisa Solomon

Sara Kathryn Arledge

“Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s” (Tsuyoshi Ozawa)

Rona Pondick

Sun Seekers: The Cure of California

Farrah Karapetian

Amoako Boafo

Lee Quinones

 

2018

Hannah Epstein

Catherine Opie

Judith Linhares

“Sweat lodge, Audre Lorde, magical holograms: Three stellar art shows that pull you to another place” (Martin Soto Climent, Michèle Pearson Clarke, Simone Forti)

Nicole Eisenman

Katherine Sherwood

Brie Ruais

“The Feminine Sublime”

Junghwa Hong

Michael Gittes

Ken Okiishi

Deborah Roberts

Mimi Lauter

Daniel Silva

Jonathan Lyndon Chase

Kirsten Tradowsky

Todd Gray

Forrest Kirk

Young Joo Lee

“Remote Castration”

Jonny Negron

Kazuo Kadonaga

Hayv Kahraman

Alex Jackson

Klea McKenna

Eleanor Swordy

Laub

Channa Horwitz

Raúl de Nieves
Jemima Wyman

Buckminster Fuller

George Rouy

“Exhibitions by Kwame Brathwaite, Deana Lawson and Meleko Mokgosi challenge how blackness is represented”

Ravens & Red Lipstick: Japanese Photography Since 1945

2017

Zarouhie Abdalian
Ryosuke Yazaki
Farah Atassi
Andy Kolar
Edgar Arceneaux
Anna Fasshauer
Benjamin Weissman
Cindy Bernard
Lezley Saar
Heather Rasmussen
14th Factory
Lia Halloran
Stanya Kahn
Klara Liden
Kevin Appel
York Chang and Justin Cole
Chadwick Rantanen
Jason Rhoades
Olga Balema
Iris Hu
Taravat Talepasand
Antonia Wright
Letters to Andy Warhol

2016

Kelly Akashi
Yong Soon Min
Mickalene Thomas

Radio Imagination: Artists in the Archive of Octavia E. Butler”
Thomas Hirschhorn
Elana Mann
Lari Pittman

Andrea Buttner
Srijon Chowdhury
Rodney McMillian
Ry Rocklen
3 Women
Photography and Language

Please Have Enough Acid in the Dish!”
Kenneth Tam
Francoise Grossen
Alexis Smith
Betty Tompkins
“Eternal”

2015

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

2014

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

2013

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

2012

Reviews

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
Acirema
Interruption
Ricky Allman
Roger Hiorns
“Synesthesia”
Eddo Stern
Michael Wilkinson
Slanguage
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

2011

Reviews
Troy Morgan
Andrew Uchin
Sara Jane Boyers
York Chang
“Woman with a Lute” by Johannes Vermeer
“Possible Worlds”
“Street Sight”
“Paraíso”
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

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

2010

Reviews
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”
“Portrait”
Robin Kandel
Lael Corbin
Hilary Brace
Achim Freyer
Yvonne Venegas
Mary Reid Kelley
Marie Jager
“Stitches”
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

Features
“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

2009

Reviews
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

Features
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

2008

Reviews
“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

Features
“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”

2007

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