Showing posts from April, 2012

Elizabeth Peyton at Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, CA

Regen Projects II
9016 Santa Monica Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90069
Tel. (310) 276-5424
Fax. (310) 276-7430

April 5 - May 12, 2012
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 5, 2012, 6:00 – 8:00 pm

Elizabeth Peyton was born in Danbury, Connecticut in 1965, and studied at The School of Visual Arts, New York. Her work has been exhibited extensively in institutions both in America and abroad. In 2008, Live Forever, a survey of Peyton's paintings and drawings organized by the New Museum in New York traveled to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; and the Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Holland. Ghost, a recent retrospective of Peyton's printmaking practice, was exhibited at the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, and the Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim, Germany. Reading and Writing (2009) brought together some of Peyton's literary-infused works at the …

Erased DeKooning Drawing by Robert Rauschenberg - Interview

"First Cut" a Group Show at M Herrington Gallery, Venice California

M. Herrington Gallery is a new contemporary fine art gallery located in Venice, California. It's first show is entitled "First Cut" featuring art from Mari Andrews, Britt Bass, Melissa Herrington, Cait O'Connor, and Michelle Weiner.
The word cut can take on different forms and meaning given its context.  Each of the artists contend with the verb; Carving, gathering, reducing, and intersecting their media to produce bodies of work.  The gallery as a whole asserts the noun form; Pronouncing its design and style, but most importantly, its fit within the broader spectrum of the Los Angeles art scene. 

1221 Abbot Kinney Rd,
Venice, CA 90291
ph: 310-684-3513
fax: 310-634-0303

George Condo at Prism, West Hollywood, California

Acutely gifted in technique, Condo’s style often recalls Old Master painting, while his devotion to portraiture displays an enduring fascination with archetypes, character and psychology. Over three decades, Condo has painted hundreds of characters into being, working from his imagination to fuse the existing and the fictitious. His paintings are at once erotic, aberrant, humorous and absurd. Condo is celebrated for pushing his characters towards the beautiful and grotesque, finding the tension between attraction and repulsion, comedy and tragedy. George Condo is considered one of the most prolific and influential American artists working today. Over the last 30 years he has drawn upon the painting vocabularies of Velázquez, Tiepolo, Goya and Picasso, while developing a singular language of his own. His work has been exhibited extensively throughout his career in Europe and America and is held in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, The Whitney Museum of American A…