October 8, 2013

12 Cool Paintings From This Fall In L.A.

The fall art season is in full swing here in Los Angeles and there are plenty of interesting painting shows worth checking out.  For the sake of brevity, below is a list of 12 of my favorite paintings seen around town this past month (in no particular order).  Many of these shows close soon so hurry out for a chance to see them in person.

Arnold Helbling, Entropy and a Sundowner, 2004, acrylic on canvas
from Drop City at Diane Rosenstein Fine Art (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Leon Benn, Smokin' Samsung, 2013, oil and acrylic on linen, 34 x 39 inches,
from Pitching Rotation at Carter & Citizen (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Maureen Gallace, Summer Shade, 2012, oil on panel, 9 x 12 inches,
at Overduin and Kite (through Oct. 26, 2013)

Lester Monzon, Untitled, acrylic and graphite on Belgian linen, 14 x 11 inches,
at Mark Moore Gallery (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Sarah Williams, Jackson County, 2013, oil on panel, 18 x 26 inches,
at George Billis Gallery (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Cecily Brown, installation shot at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Jay Stuckey, Guardians of the Secret, 2013, oil on canvas, 70 x 105 inches,
from Prima Materia at Anat Ebgi (through Nov. 9, 2013)

Painting by Stephanie Pryor from New Work at Marine Contemporary (through Oct. 19, 2013)

Iva Gueorguieva, Self Portrait with Pieces, 2013, acrylic, collage, and oil stick on canvas, 65 x 120 inches,
installation view from Spill / Frame at ACME. (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Heather Gwen Martin, installation view from Pattern Math at Luis De Jesus Los Angeles (through Oct. 12, 2013)

Brenna Youngblood, Trifecta, 2013, mixed media on panels, 49 x 25 inches each,
from Activision at Honor Fraser Gallery (through Oct. 26, 2013)

Jeffrey Gibson, Portal, 2013, elk hide over birch panel, graphite, acrylic and oil paint, 60 x 48 x 2 1/2 inches, installation view from The Spirits Refuse Without a Body at Shoshana Wayne Gallery (through Oct. 26, 2013)


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christian said...

great selection!