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  • 14 years ago | Art

    New Paintings: Emilio Perez's lush, eye-popping new work conveys a lyrical fervor that seems to echo the big-wave surfer's rush as he drops into an overhead tube. Perez romps adroitly across vibrant, churning swirls of chaos and serenity in a worl...

  • 14 years ago | Art

    Enrique Campuzano: During a moment of identity crisis, modern art created "appropriation," the depiction of a well-known image in a different visual context -- as distinguished from outright plagiarism. This is what Enrique Campuzano does with one...

  • 14 years ago | Art

    Painting is being revived, and the word in art circles is that 34-year-old Los Angeles artist Laura Owens is giving it mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. When attempting to breathe new life into an entire art form, it helps to have other artists on han...

  • 15 years ago | Art

    When considering the work created by male artists, tag lines or descriptive phrases such as malenist, phalloist, masculist -- or any equivalent of "feminist" -- do not exist. Male artists create or interpret their personal experiences and the worl...

  • 15 years ago | Art

    Damien B: "Sweetly the Air Flew Overhead," by Cathy de Monchaux, with musicians Martyn Ware and Vince Clarke and philosopher Theodore Zeldin. Through January 2. The installation's glowing celestial lights emanating from Damien B called to the pede...

  • 16 years ago | Art

    Somewhere, sometime, someone had a good idea: Let's create a public-art project that identifies a city with an endemic animal. Let's cookie-cutter-produce them, get businesses to sponsor them on behalf of a charitable organization, give artists a ...


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