Elizabeth Murray’s Visual Language in Her Story

Her Story embraces the geometric. The abstract work is composed of three angular canvases conceived together as one. Dissident triangles and rectangles are placed throughout the composition and painted in bright blues, greens, reds, purples, yellows and oranges. The layered canvases pop the…


The Canvas as Sculpture: Chung Sang-hwa and Shin Sung-Hy

Blum & Poe in Los Angeles is presenting an exhibition that focuses on the work of Korean artists Chung Sang-hwa and Shin Sun-Hy. While they are both important Korean artists from the 20th century onwards, this will be the first major presentation in Los Angeles to highlight their work. The…


Mark Tobey at Pace Gallery

Pace Gallery is exploring the work of American artist Mark Tobey (1890-1976) in a new exhibition with over 35 paintings and works on paper from major museum loans and private collections. This exhibit is the first comprehensive show of his work in New York in over twenty years, and reminds us of…


Takesada Matsutani: A Drop in Time

An almost opalescent blue form drips down the black canvas in this work by Takesada Matsutani (Japanese, b. 1937). Made from vinyl glue that is poured on the canvas then allowed to dry to create a film, Matsutani then uses his own breath to inflate the form and rupture the skin so that is evokes…


The Many Facets of Zeng Fanzhi

This fall Hauser & Wirth is presenting a new show of Chinese artist Zeng Fanzhi called In the Studio. Known for working on several series at the same time, the gallery was inspired by his simultaneous working method and brings this technique to how they are presenting this show by exhibiting…


Channa Horwitz: The Underlying Structure of Things

In 2005 the LA-based artist Channa Horwitz declared that “if chance plays out long enough it will become structure.” She drew in order to find structure in the chaotic world that surrounded her. Logic lead the way, and she created a system of drafting compositions not knowing what would result on…