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Fred Wilson’s Afro Kismet at Maccarone gallery

03:14 | May 17th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says it’s tough to imagine a more timely and enthralling show
Smart, Courageous and, Yes, Totally Naked

03:47 | May 15th

Edward Goldman talks about the Eleanor Antin exhibition at LACMA and an exhibition by June Edmonds at Luis de Jesus gallery.
Roy Dowell at As-Is

03:27 | May 10th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the recent work of the respected L.A. artist
Broken Back, Unbroken Spirit

03:50 | May 8th

Edward Goldman talks about dramatic and painful experiences that inspire artists to do their best work.
Parergon at Blum and Poe

03:07 | May 3rd

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a show of Japanese art from the ‘80s and ‘90s.
Cool Art and Hot Fashion South of LA

03:25 | May 1st

Edward Goldman talks about art treasures in Orange County.
George Condo at Spruth Magers

03:59 | Apr 26th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the pleasure of his visual voraciousness
LA museums challenge our views about art, sex and politics

03:56 | Apr 24th

Edward Goldman talks about a variety of cultural and political programs at Los Angeles Museums challenging our perspectives concerning art, sex and politics.
Bachardy and Shiokava Digging Deep Into Their Souls

03:30 | Apr 17th

Edward Goldman talks about soul-searching exhibitions by two Los Angeles artists, Don Bachardy and Kenzi Shiokava.
Coachella Valley as crucible of creativity?

03:55 | Apr 12th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp muses on the many art festivals—not fairs— blossoming in the desert
Gods of Architecture Smile Upon LA

04:02 | Apr 10th

Edward Goldman talks about the architectural glory of Los Angeles, with iconic buildings by Pritzker Prize winners within walking distance.
Tschabalala Self at the Hammer

03:54 | Apr 5th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about artist’s Bodega Run
This Spring Has Turned Our Gods and Angels Into Artists

04:18 | Apr 3rd

Edward Goldman talks about the blossom explosion across SoCal as a sign that our Gods and Angels are becoming inspiring artists…
Piero Manzoni at Hauser & Wirth

03:54 | Mar 29th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the whitish art of the late Italian Conceptualist
Powerful Art Holding Our Attention Over Centuries

04:20 | Mar 27th

Edward Goldman talks about the power and magic of great artworks of the past, and wonders which contemporary artworks will stand the test of time.
Soul of a Nation at The Broad

04:06 | Mar 22nd

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about art in the age of Black Power.
500 Years Later Pontormo Speaks Loud and Clear

03:11 | Mar 20th

Edward Goldman talks about the great 16 th  century Italian painter Pontormo, on display at The Getty Museum as a rare example of centuries-old art that continues to visually and emotionally engage contemporary audiences.
Marnie Weber at Pasadena City College

03:57 | Mar 15th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Twisted Refrain: The Work of Marnie Weber
In Many Ways These Movie Stars are Bigger Than Life

03:45 | Mar 13th

Edward Goldman talks about two exhibitions that break the rules.
Murakami at Gagosian

04:17 | Mar 8th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the neo-spiritual dimensions of the artist’s Neo-Pop
Retrospectives of White and Ruppersberg at LACMA and Hammer

03:51 | Mar 6th

Edward Goldman talks about two great American artists, Charles White and Alan Ruppersberg, and their retrospectives at LACMA and Hammer Museum.
Allen Ruppersberg at the Hammer

04:14 | Feb 28th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp parses the brilliant archival art of Allen  Ruppersberg.
Hooray for Hollywood

03:34 | Feb 27th

Edward Goldman talks about art adventures during Oscars weekend.
Lisa Anne Auerbach

03:35 | Feb 22nd

Knitted Libraries at Gavlak Gallery
Fool Me Once, Fool Me Twice: The Pleasure Is Mine

03:19 | Feb 20th

Edward Goldman talks about recuperating from all the crowded art fairs in LA with quiet visits to exhibitions across town.
Art Fair Valentine

03:46 | Feb 15th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp encourages a group hug for this week’s art fairs
Los Angeles Basking in Art

04:00 | Feb 13th

Edward Goldman talks about the friendly invasion of our city by various art fairs.
Jeffrey Vallance and Blinky, The Friendly Hen

03:59 | Feb 8th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp visits a survey at CSUN and at Edward Cella’s Gallery.
A Lady In White: An Affair to Remember

03:18 | Feb 6th

Edward Goldman talks about the great portrait by Titian on loan to Norton Simon from Dresden.
Lazaros, or L., and A.S.T.R.A.L.O.R.A.C.L.E.S.

04:26 | Feb 1st

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp on the witchcraft at Five Car Garage.
Sally Mann: The Naked Truth

03:56 | Jan 30th

Edward Goldman talks about the fascinating and challenging photo exhibition by Sally Mann at Getty Museum, and a studio visit with LA photographer Jenny Okun.
Tomás Saraceno at Bonakdar Gallery

03:45 | Jan 25th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp hates spiders but likes the artist’s webs
Visiting Notorious RBG and Skid Row Museum

03:26 | Jan 23rd

Edward Goldman talks about the Ruth Bader Ginsburg exhibition at Skirball Center, and an inspiring exhibition at the Skid Row Museum.
Richard Diebenkorn at Weisman Museum at Pepperdine

04:16 | Jan 18th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp welcomes a show of previously unseen paintings.
Broken Family Reunited on Museum Walls

03:36 | Jan 16th

Edward Goldman talks about the passing of the legendary Sister Wendy, and the moral responsibility of museums to reunite divided artworks.
Evan Holloway and Fred Eversley at Kordansky Gallery

03:28 | Jan 11th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about two artists with different approaches to sculpture.
Artists Whose Art Bursts with Complex Stories

03:11 | Jan 9th

Edward Goldman talks about three current exhibitions by artists whose life and art is bursting with stories.
Outliers at LACMA

03:52 | Jan 4th

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the show captures a fundamental shift in thinking about modern art
The Best Art Memories of 2018

04:02 | Dec 26th, 2018

Edward Goldman reminisces on his favorite moments in art from 2018.
The Renaissance Nude at the Getty

04:00 | Dec 21st, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp suggests a holiday tour of Renaissance Europe
Must See Before Christmas

04:02 | Dec 19th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about two exhibitions full of surprises and bursting with energy.
Jesse Mockrin at Night Gallery and Taylor Mac at UCLA

04:13 | Dec 14th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp praises realist paintings based on Greek mythology
Art as a Headache, Art as Medicine

03:44 | Dec 12th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about closed-minded versus open-minded interpretations of art.
Bridget Riley and Lee Mullican and the ‘60s

03:54 | Dec 7th, 2018

A catchy name gives traction to an art movement: Abstraction Expressionism (AbX), Pop Art, or Op Art, short for “optical art One of the artists most associated with the latter was the English painter Bridget Riley, born in 1931, who was catapulted...
The Best Holiday Gifts for Your Smart Friends

03:46 | Dec 5th, 2018

Edward Goldman gives suggestions for holiday gift shopping.
Laura Owens at MOCA

04:26 | Nov 30th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp calls the show a triumph of joy over fear.
Thanksgiving Art Recipe

03:57 | Nov 28th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about his Thanksgiving day filled with art.
Art Exchange Between Los Angeles and New York

03:33 | Nov 21st, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the recent cultural developments at the intersection of the Los Angeles / New York art scenes.
Rauschenberg at LACMA

04:20 | Nov 17th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp recommends walking his quarter mile of art
Thanks Gods for Art

03:38 | Nov 14th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about three solo shows by artists from Oklahoma, Italy, and Denmark.
A Quarter-Mile Trip Around the World

03:16 | Oct 31st, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the 1000-foot long masterpiece by Robert Rauschenberg at LACMA, and The Renaissance Nude at The Getty Museum.
The problem with Manny Farber

04:12 | Oct 26th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a minor artist and the Termite aesthetic
Literally & Figuratively Speaking, They Nailed It

03:20 | Oct 24th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the Tony Berlant exhibition at Kohn Gallery, and paintings by John Sonsini at Long Beach Museum of Art.
Victor Hugo Drawings at the Hammer

04:17 | Oct 19th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp discusses the 19th-century author’s visual talents.
Artists as Cultural and Political Provocateurs

03:37 | Oct 17th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the shredded “masterpiece” by Banksy – is it a scandal or smart performance?
Sharon Ellis at Christopher Grimes

04:05 | Oct 12th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the Blue Hour and closing galleries.
Striking Stage Design Worthy of a Museum Show

03:12 | Oct 10th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about art exhibitions and set designs from Pasadena to Palm Springs.
B. Wurtz and Nina Chanel Abney

03:17 | Oct 5th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a pair of unexpectedly sympathetic shows at the ICA in downtown L.A.
Ai Weiwei All Over Town

04:03 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about multiple surprises delivered by Ai Weiwei and Victor Hugo.
Lari Pittman at Regen Projects

03:31 | Sep 28th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says the renowned artist has transformed his work, again.
Challenging Exhibitions at USC Fisher Museum of Art

03:45 | Sep 26th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about two new appealing and challenging exhibitions at USC Fisher Museum of Art.
Buckminster Fuller at Edward Cella Art & Architecture

03:49 | Sep 21st, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the visionary’s relevance in the 21st Century
Sacred Texts, Metaphysical Images

03:19 | Sep 19th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the parallels between centuries-old sacred manuscripts at The Getty Center and metaphysical paintings by Sharon Ellis at Christopher Grimes Gallery.
Ai Weiwei, Adrian Piper and Karon Davis

03:40 | Sep 14th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about political awareness in early fall shows.
Poetic Perfection by Penn, Inspiring Madness from Kusama

03:11 | Sep 12th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about an exhibition of photographs by Irving Penn at Fahey/Klein Gallery, and a new documentary about Yayoi Kusama.
Richard Deacon with Sui Jianguo and Incognito

04:09 | Sep 7th, 2018

British and Chinese sculptors at L.A. Louver plus ICA benefit event.
Never Too Much Van Gogh

03:06 | Sep 5th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about our never-ending fascination with Van Gogh’s art and his life.
King of the Pirates at Maccarone

04:04 | Aug 31st, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about this ode to the late Kathy Acker.
Vincent Fecteau at Matthew Marks

04:15 | Aug 24th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp likes the soft power of the Bay Area artist.
Cultural Embrace, Politics Aside

04:02 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the continued cultural connection between the United States and Russia.
Jess at Kohn Gallery

03:27 | Aug 17th, 2018

Secret Compartments show adds insight to the late artist’s career
Choice of New Director Proves Insecurity of MOCA Trustees

03:20 | Aug 15th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the appointment of yet another outsider to the position of MOCA Director.
Art of the Aparicio family at The Mistake Room

03:53 | Aug 10th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the Salvadoran artists.
Dance and Poetry On the Stage and the Gallery Floor

03:20 | Aug 8th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the world premiere of the dance performance “Isadora” at Segerstrom Center and metal sculptures by Wendell Dayton “dancing” at Blum & Poe gallery.
As You Like It at Praz-Delavallade

03:45 | Aug 3rd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about a group show organized for sultry summers
Three Museums at the Top of Their Game

04:16 | Aug 1st, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about three Los Angeles museums he visited on Sunday.
Icons of Style at the Getty Museum

04:06 | Jul 27th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp praises a century of fashion photography
Closing and Openings of Museums in SoCal

0:00 | Jul 25th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about art museum turnover in Southern California.
Charles Long at Tanya Bonakdar and at the Hammer

0:00 | Jul 20th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the shows and a new L.A. gallery.
In Prison with Art: Caesar Must Die

0:00 | Jul 18th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about art programs in prisons as the best expressions of freedom.
Larry Bell at Hauser & Wirth and in Aspen Art Museum

0:00 | Jul 13th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the light and space artist’s work in downtown L.A. and his Aspen Blues
Surviving Hot Days with Cool Art

0:00 | Jul 11th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about fighting the crazy-hot weather with very cool art around LA.
A Journey That Wasn't at the Broad

0:00 | Jul 6th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp looks at the show and the collector’s legacy.
The Best Attractions, Distractions, and Inspiration For This Holiday Week

0:00 | Jul 4th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the best of art, theater, and movies in Los Angeles this week.
Head Over Heels With Photography And Fashion

0:00 | Jun 27th, 2018

Edward Goldman falls head over heels with the Getty’s photography exhibition“Icons Of Style."
Shinique Smith at CAAM

0:00 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Refuge.
When Artistic Inspiration Becomes Obsession

0:00 | Jun 20th, 2018

Goldman talks about artists’ fascinations that turn into obsession.
Kimiyo Mishima and Shomei Tomatsu at Nonaka-Hill

0:00 | Jun 15th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about post-war Japanese art at a new gallery.
Proof Ellsworth Kelly is Alive and Well

0:00 | Jun 13th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about three different projects celebrating Ellsworth Kelly as artist, architect, and curator.
Made in L.A. 2018

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp offers her take on the Hammer Biennial.
Must See at The Hammer and Skirball

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the Hammer biennial Made in LA and The Skirball’s celebration of Leonard Bernstein.
Beyond The Nile at the Getty

0:00 | Jun 1st, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp learns about surprising connections between the art of Egypt, Greece and Rome
Art News to Keep Our Spirits High

0:00 | May 30th, 2018

Edward Goldman talk about great art news coming in and out of Los Angeles.
Hannah Wilke at Selwyn Fine Art

0:00 | May 25th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the late artists’ drawings and sculpture
Art Explosion at MOCA

0:00 | May 23rd, 2018

Edward Goldman talk about seeing a most adventurous series of temporary exhibitions at MOCA Grand Ave.
Stephen Prina at Spruth Magers Gallery

0:00 | May 18th, 2018

The artist revisits his home town of Galesburg, Ill.
Francesca Gabbiani at Gavlak

0:00 | May 11th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp discusses Vague Terrains.
Street Art: Love It or Hate It

0:00 | May 9th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the sprawling new show Beyond the Streets, which opened in a warehouse in downtown Los Angeles.
Peter Shire and Rashid Johnson

0:00 | May 4th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about wildly different artists with one thing in common: clay.
American & Russian museums explore painful national histories

0:00 | May 2nd, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the painful national histories explored by museums in Montgomery and Moscow.
Tony DeLap at Laguna Art Museum

0:00 | Apr 27th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about magic and perception in the artist’s retrospective
Make Art, Not Walls

0:00 | Apr 25th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about painful history as a source for art.
Beauty and The Brain

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about Katherine Sherwood, who, in spite of her brain hemorrhage, thrives as an artist.
Self-Portraits by Artists

0:00 | Apr 13th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the show at Art Center Gallery.
At The Brewery: Brewing Art, Not Beer

0:00 | Apr 11th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about getting drunk on art at the Brewery.
Meleko Mokgosi at the Fowler Museum

0:00 | Apr 6th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about Bread, Butter and Power.
Goodbye to Sharks, Hello to Brushstrokes: Damien Hirst

0:00 | Apr 4th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about an exhibition at Gagosian by one of the most successful contemporary artists, Damien Hirst.
Teotihuacan at LACMA

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says that City and Cosmos offers a sense of both at the ancient pyramids of Mexico.
An Ancient Love Affair to Remember

0:00 | Mar 28th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about the dangerously attractive Getty exhibition, “Beyond the Nile: Egypt and the Classical World."
Andy Warhol, J.B.Blunk and Alma Allen

0:00 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp goes to Palm Springs to see shows in two museums.
Listening to Artists

0:00 | Mar 21st, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about his full day art marathon last Saturday.
Taylor Mac Sings A Different Tune

0:00 | Mar 16th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp is revved for his 24 decades of popular song in 24 hours
Exotic and mysterious, both on paper and on stage

0:00 | Mar 14th, 2018

Edward Goldman talks about museum exhibitions and theatre productions that are exotic, mysterious, and damn sexy.
Jasper Johns at The Broad

0:00 | Mar 9th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the poetics of painting.
These Artists Would Be Better Choice to Design Oscars’ Stage

0:00 | Mar 7th, 2018

Edward talks about imaginative video works by contemporary artists at Marciano Art Foundation and Hammer Museum.
Matthew Rolston at Fahey/Klein Gallery

0:00 | Mar 2nd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp says Oscar week is an ideal time to appreciate celebrity portraiture of Rolston’s Hollywood Royale
Artists and Flying Lovers Land in LA

0:00 | Feb 28th, 2018

Edward talks about cutting edge projects coming to Los Angeles from Lisbon and London.
Charlemagne Palestine’s Incomprehensible Glory

0:00 | Feb 23rd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp loves the artist’s temple of cuddly tragedy.
Digging Inside: Artists as Archeologists

0:00 | Feb 21st, 2018

Edward talks about artists who are literally and figuratively digging inside.
Robert Irwin, Twice

0:00 | Feb 16th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about the importance of being Irwin.
Wow! Obama’s and art as front page news

0:00 | Feb 14th, 2018

Edward talks about the front-page-news-worthy unveiling of Barack and Michelle Obamas’ portraits at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C.
Alexis Smith at Weisman Museum at Pepperdine

0:00 | Feb 9th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp discusses the L.A.-based artist’s show and collaboration with poet Amy Gerstler
Art, War, and Religion

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2018

Edward talks about two soldiers who use their PTSD as an engine for art.
Bari Ziperstein at Mier Gallery

0:00 | Feb 2nd, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about ceramic sculpture and Soviet propaganda
Great Art Made by Imperfect, Flawed Men

0:00 | Jan 31st, 2018

Edward talks about the strange sense of humor of Gods and Muses, who give great artistic inspiration to imperfect, flawed men.
Catherine Opie and Judy Fiskin

0:00 | Jan 26th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about shows at Regen Projects and Richard Telles that address modernism and change
Statue of Liberty Won, Vermeer Lost

0:00 | Jan 24th, 2018

Edward talks about the political and cultural importance of keeping the Statue of Liberty open during a government shutdown.
Ken Gonzales-Day and Anita Brenner

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp checks out PST:LALA shows at the Skirball Center
The Art of Crime

0:00 | Jan 17th, 2018

Edward talks headline news and a current exhibition examining crime and art.
Live Art: LA/LA

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about some wild performance art happening this week
Wende Museum Brings the Cold War and Russians to Culver City

0:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

Edward talks about The Wende Museum relocating its unique collection of the history and culture of Cold War to the Armory Building.
Launch yourself into 2018

0:00 | Jan 5th, 2018

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about upcoming shows in LA: Jasper Johns, Harald Szeemann, Olafur Eliasson and Taylor Mac
Happy Memories of Art Adventures in 2017

0:00 | Jan 3rd, 2018

Edward remembers the best exhibitions in LA from 2017.
What a year for art in L.A.

0:00 | Dec 29th, 2017

Hunter Drohojowska-Philp talks about PST:LALA, Marciano, ICA, CAAM and Desert X: a year of unprecedented revitalization in diversity and art institutions around Southern California