Tag Archives: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

KC St. John

Caravaggio and his followers at LACMA until the 10th February

By July 1600, suddenly everyone in Rome knew about a young artist from Milan, even though he’d already been in the Eternal City for about seven years. Up to this point, however, he had only painted for an elite clientele. By September of that year, he was being called “the city’s most famous painter.” Now […]

Ken Price at LACMA until the 6th January

There was a huge sense of occasion at the opening of the Ken Price retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on the 12th September. L.A.’s art world turned out to celebrate the work—and at that evening’s memorial, mourn the passing—of one of the ever-shrinking band of brothers which was at the core […]

Michael Heizer at LACMA

In the vernacular, Chicago has its “Bean” (Anish Kapoor’s sculpture actually titled Cloud Gate) and now Los Angeles has “The Rock” (its nickname picked up as it rolled through four counties and 22 cities). I am speaking of artist Michael Heizer’s new permanent installation Levitated Mass at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. With […]