Posts Tagged 'blue chip gallery'

Art is Life: Tim Hawkinson at Blum & Poe

I first saw a major Tim Hawkinson exhibition at the Whitney in 2005. The exhibition traced Hawkinson’s steady evolution in meticulously detailed drawings, minute constructions, inflated latex casts, and uncanny mechanical contraptions. Here, I discovered that Tim Hawkinson’s large-scale kinetic

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Art is Life: Tim Hawkinson at Blum & Poe

I first saw a major Tim Hawkinson exhibition at the Whitney in 2005. The exhibition traced Hawkinson’s steady evolution in meticulously detailed drawings, minute constructions, inflated latex casts, and uncanny mechanical contraptions. Here, I discovered that Tim Hawkinson’s large-scale kinetic

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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A New Horizon: Seascapes by Catherine Opie

Best known for her mid 1990′s series of portraits of individuals and couples from the queer, S&M and other communities, including several notorious self-portraits, Catherine Opie gave new visibility to marginalized subcultures helping define a charged current of “identity politics”

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The Origins of Cool

Billy Shire, owner of La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles CA Last Friday evening the legendary La Luz de Jesus held an art opening  for artists Scott Hove, Dennis Larkin and Max Grundy  (April 2 – May 2nd ). The art

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The Origins of Cool

Billy Shire, owner of La Luz de Jesus Gallery, Los Angeles CA Last Friday evening the legendary La Luz de Jesus held an art opening  for artists Scott Hove, Dennis Larkin and Max Grundy  (April 2 – May 2nd ). The art

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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Andreas Gursky’s Ocean series unveiled at the Gagosian

Last Thursday evening, I attended the Andreas Gursky’s exhibition (March 4th – May 1st 2010) at the newly expanded Beverly Hills Gagosian, designed by Richard Meier and Partners. It’s more than a coincidence that Andreas Gursky, whose 99 Cent ll, Diptych (2001) photograph holds the auction record for the most expensive photograph ever sold ($3.3 million at Sotheby’s in 2007), is the first artist to exhibit in the newly expanded Beverly Hills gallery. Gursky’s large-scale color photographs of trading floors, hotel lobbies, raves, and landscapes are excellent at portraying the busy obliviousness….

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An evening in Culver City Arts District

Last Saturday evening, we checked out Culver City’s Art District, where many of the cities most esteemed galleries hosted art openings: Roberts & Tilton, Peres Projects, Blum & Poe and LAX Art. The night was bustling with art lovers hoping

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An evening in Culver City Arts District

Last Saturday evening, we checked out Culver City’s Art District, where many of the cities most esteemed galleries hosted art openings: Roberts & Tilton, Peres Projects, Blum & Poe and LAX Art. The night was bustling with art lovers hoping

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