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Archive for June, 2012

Katsina in Hopi Life

Autry National Center Jun 29 — Jun 23, 2013 The Hopi consider the Katsinam (plural of Katsina) spiritual beings and divine messengers who deliver the people’s prayers to the higher power. There are many kinds of Katsinam, representing all aspects of life including various animals, elements, food or other Native cultures. They manifest in physical […]

Levitated Mass by Michael Heizer

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) Jun 24, 2012 — ongoing “Levitated Mass” is Michael Heizer’s monumental sculpture consisting of a 340-ton granite boulder suspended over a 456-foot-long concrete channel constructed on LACMA’s campus. To experience the work, visitors have to descend the narrow, ramp-like slot and, at a center point, pass fifteen feet […]

Roger Medearis: His Regionalism

Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens Jun 16—Sep 17, 2012 Roger Medearis studied under the noted Regionalist painter Thomas Hart Benton and later developed his own distinctive style, painting slowly and using short, meticulous brush strokes. Throughout his long career Medearis remained dedicated to Regionalism, a popular artistic movement during the 1930s and 1940s. […]

Made in L.A. 2012

Hammer Museum Jun 2—Sep 2, 2012 Made in L.A. 2012 is the Hammer Museum’s first large-scale biennial survey of the work of artists from the Los Angeles region. After visiting hundreds of artists’ studios across LA, the curators selected 60 emerging and under-recognized artists. They come from some 30 neighborhoods across Los Angeles and represent […]