Posts Tagged ‘Margo Leavin Gallery’

The City Proper

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley The first time I visited downtown Los Angeles, I was surprised by its bareness. A friend and I, both of us art students, had driven in from Claremont for an opening, tackling the congested Santa Monica freeway for the first time, too. A fellow student and L.A. veteran had warned us that,[…..]

Baldessari’s Beast

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Hans Holbein painted The Body of the Dead Christ Laid Out in His Tomb in 1521. In it, Christ’s harrowed face and tortured body don’t actually look dead; they look comatose with pain and on the verge of dying, but not quite gone.  The fact that most of his peers took a[…..]