The West Coast premiere of Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto”

The West Coast premiere of Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto” (2015): Historic artist manifestos are remixed into brilliant and contradictory personas played by Cate Blanchett “Does anyone think he has found a psychic base common to all mankind? how can one expect to put order into the chaos that…


Meleko Mokgosi’s Subversion of the Western Canon of Art

This fall Honor Fraser is presenting the final show in the series Democratic Intuition started by artist Meleko Mokgosi in 2013. Throughout the series the artist has taken traditional Western subject matter and techniques and put them through a filter to show the limitations of their methods in…


The Post-War Italian Art of Fausto Melotti

This month Hauser and Wirth celebrates the work of acclaimed Italian poet, artist and key figure of European mid-century modernism, Fausto Melotti. Born in Northern Italy in 1901, Melotti lived through two World Wars and the changing tides of society’s industrialization. His body of work reflects…


Tomoo Gokita's evocative abstract paintings at Blum & Poe gallery

Tokyo-based artist Tomoo Gokita paints evocative human figures in a muted grayscale tone. His work draws upon familiar imagery from mainstream and underground visual cultures, including women’s wrestling, showgirls and burlesque performers, vintage playboy bunnies, and politicians. The collection…


The fresh New Genres of artist Yung Jake

Andy Warhol essentially forecast the Internet when he wrote, “In the future everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” The future is now, online, where it is possible to obtain unprecedented visibility through a distribution system of likes and shares. Millennial multidisciplinary artist,…


Sunset Décor at Marian Goodman Gallery

Sunset Décor is a prodigious exhibit of Western art from the 19th century to the present day. Curated by Magalí Arriola, the artists and archives selected are both historical and contemporary, spanning the aftermath of the industrial revolution and the dawn of global warfare, reaching into the…