Artnet News | Cult Favorite JB Blunk, Who Shunned Galleries, Is on the Rise

June 8, 2024

Noguchi was a friend, Sam Francis was a patron, and Charles Ray is his biggest fan. Now a new exhibition shines the spotlight on JB Blunk...

Whitewall | Los Angeles Spring Gallery Shows: A Season of Innovation and Reflection

May 30, 2024

BLUM Gallery’s retrospective of JB Blunk’s work is a celebration of the artist’s profound connection to nature. Blunk, a master woodworker and sculptor, is renowned for his organic, flowing forms that echo the natural landscape...

Ocula | In Los Angeles, Abstraction Takes Centre Stage

May 30, 2024

Leading the field is BLUM, known until Jeff Poe's departure last year as Blum & Poe. Since the gallery opened in 1994, abstraction has been a cornerstone of its programme; its new incarnation seems to be doubling down..

Los Angeles Review of Books | A Psychomagical Afternoon with Alejandro Jodorowsky

May 25, 2024

As part of a retrospective on the work of Chilean artist and filmmaker Alejandro Jodorowsky, the Egyptian Theatre screened his 2019 exploration of trauma therapy, Psychomagic, A Healing Art, as a matinee last Saturday...

ARTnews Japan | Akane Saijo Joins BLUM

May 22, 2024

Ceramic artist Akane Saijo has joined BLUM, which has locations in Los Angeles, New York, and Tokyo....

LA Times | Jodorowsky’s Wild Art, Hockney’s ‘Turandot’ and the Best LA Culture to See Now

May 22, 2024

The iconoclastic Alejandro Jodorowsky, the 95-year-old Chilean-born cult film director, has traveled from his home Paris to L.A. for a weekend retrospective at the American Cinematheque. It’s his first visit in more than six years...

Ha Chong-hyun: Virtuoso

May 21, 2024

An emblematic figure in contemporary Korean art, painter Ha Chong-Hyun here reinterprets the iconic Lady Dior bag. Boris Bergmann pens a portrait of an extraordinary talent...

Vogue | Married Artists Eddie Martinez and Sam Moyer Mount Simultaneous Shows—and Live to Tell All about It

May 21, 2024

It’s not every day that two artists who are married to each other have simultaneous solo shows at the same museum—and remain on speaking terms. This summer, Samantha (Sam) Moyer and Eddie Martinez will both mount shows at the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, Long Island...

Cultured | Thinking of Extending Your Design Fair Trip in Los Angeles? Here Are This Month’s 9 Must-See Exhibitions in the City

May 20, 2024

This exhibition delves into late artist JB Blunk’s forays into pottery, a practice he learned after meeting Isamu Noguchi...

TOAST Magazine | March Avery, Depictions of an Endless Summer

May 20, 2024

March Avery’s languorous paintings are richly evocative of the summer. The American artist celebrates the in-between moments. In her 2017 oil painting A Light Breeze, two pink-skinned figures lounge at the front of a boat, one looking out to sea...

LA Times | Decades Ago, He Invented the Midnight Movie. It’s Still Long past His Bedtime

May 15, 2024

At 95, the Chilean-born cult director rejects being tied to a physical location or nationality, not even to this planet or to his own body...

Artnet | Rediscovered Gems and Famous Showstoppers Shine at TEFAF New York

May 10, 2024

The art fair has alighted once again at the Park Avenue Armory, and we've rounded up a few not-to-be-missed art moments...

Whitehot Magazine | Ray Johnson the Reclusive Genius Artist at BLUM Gallery in Los Angeles

May 4, 2024

Ray Johnson’s exquisite and crucial body of work—and the artistic network he was able to forge around that body and the sensibility behind it—turns out to be one of the driving forces in art...

Apollo Magazine | ‘My Art’s Got to Be in the Community’ – An Interview with Alvaro Barrington

May 1, 2024

Barrington’s upcoming commission for Tate Britain, which opens at the end of May, marks the latest step in what has been a remarkable and rapid rise to art-world stardom...

Stir World | Kazunori Hamana’s Dynamic Ceramic Vessels Highlight His Reverence for Tradition

May 1, 2024

An artist, a fisherman and a farmer, Kazunori Hamana draws upon the Japanese art of making tsubo, functional clay jars...

Vogue | For the Artist Anna Park, Inspiration Is Everywhere

April 23, 2024

The Korean artist’s first Australian exhibition is on display at the Art Gallery of Western Australia now, and it’s a testament to her detailed, intricate process...

Vogue | Anna Park Doesn't See Things In Black and White

April 20, 2024

As a very young South Korean-born girl growing up in Utah, Anna Park fell deeply and permanently in love with drawing...

Artforum | Venice Diaries: Everyday War

April 19, 2024

Eddie Martinez at San Marino pavilion: Micro-nation enthusiasts, unite! Because if there has to be such a thing as countries, then they should be as tiny as possible.

Frieze | Oliver Lee Jackson’s Indeterminate Abstraction

April 16, 2024

The artist’s exhibition at Blum, Los Angeles, traces four decades of gestural painting that’s neither purely abstract nor figurative...

ArtReview | The Top 10 Exhibitions to See in April 2024

March 29, 2024

Anna Park: Look, look, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, 20 April–8 September...

Artillery | Publisher’s Eye: Yuji Ueda

March 27, 2024

Appearing as if they are on the verge of moving, Yuji Ueda’s ceramic vessels are complex, layered and their own abstracted compositions...

Ocula | Punk Provocateur Linder to Show at Hayward Gallery in 2025

March 26, 2024

London's Hayward Gallery will present a retrospective of British artist Linder from 11 February to 5 May 2025...

Prestige | Asian Artists to Watch 2024: Hiroka Yamashita

March 18, 2024

In an artistic statement, Japanese artist Hiroka Yamashita once described the world as something that could “never be fully understood in a single person’s lifetime”...

The Art Newspaper | Five Artists Shortlisted to Create London’s First Ever Permanent HIV/Aids Memorial

March 12, 2024

Anya Gallaccio and Ryan Gander are among five artists shortlisted to create a permanent HIV/Aids memorial in London more than 40 years after the UK’s first Aids case was reported in December 1981...

Culture Type | Tate Britain Commission Goes To Artist Alvaro Barrington

March 12, 2024

Tate Britain selected Alvaro Barrington (b.1983) for the next Tate Britain Commission. The annual commission is a site-specific work presented in the grand neo-classical Duveen Galleries of the London museum...

Our presentation at @artbasel 2024 is now on view—booth K18...
“It’s not every day that two artists who are married to each other have simultaneous solo shows at the same museum—and remain on speaking terms...
BLUM is pleased to announce the representation of Berlin-based artist @tomanholt, in collaboration with Josh Lilley, London...
Follow along as we sit down with artist @ryansullivan_12 in his exhibition at BLUM Los Angeles to discuss his process and jazz music.
Opening today, June 7, the @fondationmartellis delighted to present the first retrospective exhibition in Europe of the American sculptor JB Blunk...
Follow along as we go behind-the-scenes at @almaallen’s studio in Tepoztlán, Mexico...
Opening tomorrow, June 6 at @g2kunsthalle— @friedrichkunath’s solo exhibition “AT THIS POINT IN MY LIFE (I’LL HAVE THE CALAMARI).”⁠...
On the occasion of @artbasel 2024, BLUM honors the past and looks to the future...
Follow along as @saijoakane takes us through her process producing and installing “Rebecca.”...
JB Blunk took “spiritual and ecological sustenance” from the local environment of Marin County in the 1960s and 70s,...
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