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Mark di Suvero
Know primarily for his monumental public sculpture, a series of phosphorescent paintings more than just complement the maquette on view here. They clarify how gestural mark making lies at the root of the three dimensional work. More...


Ellen George
Ellen George deploy a unifying vertical line for their jumping off point. A sun-bleached quality permeates this body of work, as if the whole lot had been left out to cure for months or years under the glare of high-desert light. More...


“The Body is Work”
“The Body is Work,” featuring Hale Ekinci, Shir Ende and Mayumi Lake, is a take on Donald Judd’s idea of a “specific object,” works that exist between conventional genres. This exhibition highlights processes that identify their practitioners as complex makers. More...


Derek Boshier
That British pop artist Derek Boshier pops up in a Houston gallery reminds us that he resided and taught here during the 1980s and 90s. More...


“Art in the Age of the Pilchuck Glass School”
“Metaphor into Form: Art in the Age of the Pilchuck Glass School,” could be the first of numerous exhibitions drawn from the Rebecca and Jack Bearoya collection. The selection here provides an able introduction to the Pilchuck phenomenon. More...


“Contemporary Artists Explore Opera”
“Bel Canto: Contemporary Artists Explore Opera” examines the stories, traditions and themes of this most highly refined musical form, as well as the aesthetics, social influence and cultural impact of performance. It’s an immersive experience of luxury and decadence. More...


Allen Ruppersberg
This retrospective of first generation conceptualist Allen Ruppersberg proves that conceptualism need be neither dull nor repetitive. More...


Takashi Murakami
There is plenty for Takashi Murakami fans to cozy up to here, but go upstairs to see where the artist is going now. He gets self-reflexive in works that can include textual narrative that has some edge, even if he still wants us to smile. More...


Sterling Ruby
Sterling Ruby builds big things that feel like they sprang right out of the earth, move easily from pop culture references to art historical critique, not to mention from ceramic to urethane to wood. We want to move along with them from room to room. More...


"Native Perspectives, 1950s to Now”
“Art for a New Understanding: Native Perspectives, 1950s to Now” is both a historical exploration and a recognition of the place Native American artists presently occupy in the contemporary art world. It helps us grasp the cultural revitalization that we are in the midst of. More...


“Self-Help Graphics, 1983-1991”
Latino art in East L.A. was given one of it's strongest pushes forward by Self-Help Graphics through most of the 1980s, the time period this show focuses on. And SHG continues to be a major force in L.A. art to the present day. More...


Nikki S. Lee
Nikki S. Lee photographs herself playing a variety of characters joined by men who are cropped mostly out of frame. More...


Sabina Ott and Dana Berman Duff
A 35-year friendship binds the late Chicago artist, Sabina Ott, and L.A. artist Dana Berman Duff. “What Does She See When She Shuts Her Eyes,” is the poetic and mysterious finale of their collaborations due to Ott’s passing last year. More...


Mayme Kratz
In Mayme Kratz' current exhibition politics intersects with plants and animals encountered during time spent at Bears Ears National Monument. More...


Deborah Boardman
"Painter &" reveals longtime Chicagoan Deborah Boardman to be an artist of spirituality, symbolism and vulnerability. More...


Tara Donovan
Tara Donovan's sprawling installations can seem to grow like weeds taking over large gallery spaces. But it is her use of materials that steals the show. Rich as they appear at a distance, get close to register the Styrene index cards, straws and other common consumer items attached together by the thousands. More...


“Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art”
The contrast between soaring, expansive gesture and empty space in "Poetic Imagination in Japanese Art" sets up a dynamic between form and absence that is central to Japanese taste. More...


Georges Rouault
George's Rouault's suite "Misery and War" is a visual critique of a bleak era, and mixes modernist expressionism with powerful religiosity. More...


“California Fibers: A Matter of Time”
Artists affiliated with the "California Fibers" group remind us just how varied fiber art is in terms of media and technique. These are not your grandmother's textiles. and often display content and commentary beyond the innovative methods. More...


Etsuko Ichikawa and Peter Olson
Etsuko Ichikawa’s serene works and Peter Olson’s brash ones, divergent as they are, show both artists are alchemists of a sort. More...

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