Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists’ Visions Getty Villa / Los Angeles

The introduction to “Plato in L.A.: Contemporary Artists’ Visions” takes the form of a pun: Jeff Koons’s Play-Doh (1994–2014). This monstrous piling up of cast aluminum, painted into vibrant, hand-torn clumps of clay in shades such as Party Hat Purple, Garden Green, and Blue Lagoon, fills one of the Getty Villa’s classically appointed exhibition halls. The amusing […]

Posted at 3:42 pm on September 5, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, Flash Art | Continue reading

Fernando Palma Rodríguez

The coyote nods to himself, self-assuredly, keeping his eyes steady while his body shifts balance—the motion sensors make his gaze relentless. He brushes his limbs back until he is resting on his hind legs, bracing for a gallop. He retreats, his tail is taut, his front paws are winding up—literally—to ensnare his prey. The kinetic […]

Posted at 2:32 pm on August 31, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, Art Agenda | Continue reading