Daniel Powell 7 p.m., Nov. 30
Southern California art exhibits
W.S. Di Piero's eye on museum exhibits in San Diego and Los Angeles. For a list of all current exhibits, see our directory of museums.
How it was, how it is
In many of these photos, things have an existential aura of their own and seem to be observing us.
Coney Island was designed to overcome
Coney Island: Visions of the American Dreamland, 1861–2008 is a game, splashy exhibition.
This way to Radium Girl!
The Self-Taught Genius exhibit at the Mingei, artifacts from their conversation with the world
The poses matter.
Essaydi’s women don’t “present” to the viewer: each has an inner life made visible but unavailable to us.
Nature as roughhouse theater
JMW Turner: Painting Set Free at the Getty through May 24.
An enormous crowd pushes against an advancing tank, as if to deny its force.
20th Century icons from an old art museum in Buffalo are at the Museum of Art.
“I have always liked hot music. There’s something wrong with an American who doesn’t.”
It makes San Diego look appealing.
I’m standing in Terminal 2 at the San Diego International Airport on a Monday morning in early July. My escort, Constance White, the airport art program manager, leads me through the new food-court atrium, past ...
Inside Marsden Hartley’s head and heart
Rilke announced in a poem the arrival of the great war god who would renew humanity.
Ensor in his own cranky temperament
The Scandalous Art of James Ensor explores the art of the Great Distruber.