Posts Tagged ‘Amanda Ross Ho’

Saying Yes to Everything at Honor Fraser

Ray Yoshida. Comic Book Specimen #1 — Right Profile, c. 1965; Collage on paper, 22 x 28 in. Courtesy of the estate of Ray Yoshida. Photo Tom Van Eynde. Collection of KAWS, New York.

Saying Yes to Everything, an exhibition featuring nineteen artists working in collage, recently opened at Honor Fraser Gallery in Los Angeles. On display are a range of works made between 1960 and the present day by both established and emerging artists. The title is a commentary on the essential inclusivity of collage. But understanding the medium’s place in art history can help the viewer appreciate[…..]

Women of California Coolness

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Back when L.A. art was in its adolescence, critic Peter Plagens asked painter John Altoon why being an artist couldn’t just be about making work: I used to say, “John, what about the artist who just goes into his studio, paints paintings and tries to make them the best that he can?[…..]