Today we continue our countdown to the New Year with a selection by regular contributor Matt Stromberg, who explains, “The Whitney’s Koons Retrospective was one of the most talked-about shows of the year. Few write-ups, however, went beyond lauding him as a populist Pop perfectionist, or lambasting him as the personification of a bloated, speculative art market. Alex Bigman’s review offers a more nuanced appraisal, thoughtfully[…..]
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For today’s installment of our Best of 2013 series, we have a selection from co-founder Seth Curcio, who writes, “Robert Heinecken has always lived near the top of my favorites list. So, reading this lovely review of his recent project in LA was a nice little surprise. It gave me the opportunity to reflect on how Heinecken’s work operates in today’s context—shedding light on how[…..]
As a part of our ongoing partnership with the San Francisco-based arts publication Art Practical, today we bring you a review by Matt Stromberg of the exhibition Falling From Great Heights at Stephen Cohen Gallery in Los Angeles. Falling from Great Heights, the current exhibition at the Stephen Cohen Gallery, takes its title from a quotation by the astronomer Carl Sagan that addresses the sublime and ineffable nature of the universe: “The[…..]
As a part of our ongoing partnership with Art Practical, today we bring you a feature from writer Matt Stromberg titled From Los Angeles: The 2000 Sculpture. In his piece, Matt examines artist Walter De Maria’s work The 2000 Sculpture, which is on view at the Los Angles County Museum of Art (LACMA) through April 2nd, 2013. Artist Walter De Maria is perhaps best known for his seminal land[…..]
As part of our ongoing partnership with Art Practical, Daily Serving is sharing Matt Stromberg‘s article on Made in LA 2012, at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles. On the heels of the sprawling Pacific Standard Time (PST) series of exhibitions comes the Hammer Museum’s inaugural Los Angeles biennial. Whereas the PST programming sought to recuperate, re-contextualize, and, in a sense, canonize, five decades of Southern[…..]