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Todd Gray

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We Had the Experience But Missed the Meaning  
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Kelly Akashi, Huguette Caland, Rafa Esparza, Lauren Davis Fisher, Todd Gray, Joel Holmberg, Margaret Honda, Arthur Jafa, Eckhaus Latta, Laida Lertxundi, Adam Linder, Guthrie Lonergan, Rebecca Morris, Shahryar Nashat, Silke Otto-Knapp, Gala Porras-Kim, Sterling Ruby, Aram Saroyan, Kenzi Shiokava, Daniel R. Small, Wadada Leo Smith, Martine Syms, Kenneth Tam, Labor Link TV, Mark Verabioff, Dena Yago at Hammer Museum June 12th - August 28th
Posted 8/7/16
Made In LA 2016: a, the, though, only Titled by minimalist poet and writer, Aram Saroyan, as his contribution to the exhibition, the title gives a clear idea of the exhibition content. Words and ideas form the theme, to the detriment of visual experience. The sad part about this is that there is little attempt to make the ideas visual. The viewer faces rooms filled with not-very-interesting ideas and not-very-interesting reading, even to the inclusion of paintings of internet pages. There a... [more]
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Made in L.A. 2016: Wipe Your Feet on the Way Out   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Kelly Akashi, Huguette Caland, Rafa Esparza, Lauren Davis Fisher, Todd Gray, Joel Holmberg, Margaret Honda, Arthur Jafa, Eckhaus Latta, Laida Lertxundi, Adam Linder, Guthrie Lonergan, Rebecca Morris, Shahryar Nashat, Silke Otto-Knapp, Gala Porras-Kim, Sterling Ruby, Aram Saroyan, Kenzi Shiokava, Daniel R. Small, Wadada Leo Smith, Martine Syms, Kenneth Tam, Labor Link TV, Mark Verabioff, Dena Yago at Hammer Museum June 12th - August 28th
Posted 6/27/16
Cracked and imperfect, resting atop a section of otherwise crisp white marble floor, is a carpet of gridded reddish dirt. At the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, in a biannual exhibition tasked with representing local creativity, a portrait of the region’s artistic practice takes shape—installed alongside the very firmament from which it was excavated. The earth, the grit, the material of the city—literal and imagined—makes its way into the museum. “It's a dynamic moment in Los Angeles,” said Ham... [more]
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Artists' Desks   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Posted 1/25/16
What does the interior architecture of the artist's workspace tell us about their process and practice? In psychoanalytic terms, perhaps what's in the artist's studio is what's on the artist's mind. In our times, though, the spaces artists inhabit are quite different to the cavernous, secluded spaces of the past: they've had to adapt to a more migratory lifestyle, and have succumbed to the economic squeeze in urban centers. The only universal marker left of the resplendent artist's studio, real... [more]
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20 ears ago today from Jorge  
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Lynn Aldrich, Cindy Bernard, Natalie Bookchin, Erica Cho, Sandra de la Loza, Roy Dowell, Eve Fowler, Harry Gamboa Jr., Todd Gray, Jim Isermann, Won Ju Lim, Hilja Keading, Charles LaBelle, William Leavitt, Jesse Lerner, Monica Majoli, Daniel J. Martinez, Dominique Moody, Kori Newkirk, Ruby Osorio, Lari Pittman, Rachel Rosenthal, Erika Rothenberg, Betye Saar, Lezley Saar, Connie Samaras, Kyungmi Shin, Haruko Tanaka, JOHN VALADEZ, Sara Velas, Megan Williams, Bruce Yonemoto, Norman Yonemoto at Japanese American National Museum October 4th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
Posted 1/13/09
From Jorge,   While visiting the show i encountered various works from various artists. Most works did not capture my attention, but there was an exception, well three actually. The video installation of the bear was very captivating. Also the artist books that were there were very thrilling, a look a gritty look at a gritty artist. My favorite piece was the buffalo. The End. Love you Clement. [more]
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New Genres 2008  
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Lynn Aldrich, Cindy Bernard, Natalie Bookchin, Erica Cho, Sandra de la Loza, Roy Dowell, Eve Fowler, Harry Gamboa Jr., Todd Gray, Jim Isermann, Won Ju Lim, Hilja Keading, Charles LaBelle, William Leavitt, Jesse Lerner, Monica Majoli, Daniel J. Martinez, Dominique Moody, Kori Newkirk, Ruby Osorio, Lari Pittman, Rachel Rosenthal, Erika Rothenberg, Betye Saar, Lezley Saar, Connie Samaras, Kyungmi Shin, Haruko Tanaka, JOHN VALADEZ, Sara Velas, Megan Williams, Bruce Yonemoto, Norman Yonemoto at Japanese American National Museum October 4th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
Posted 1/13/09
Dear Diary, Today I'm writing about getting 10 more points by doing this assignment and hopefully finishing  the final... As usual I am become the tool and recieved most of the work but aside from that... The most memorable thing i saw in the Japanese history museum was the piece with the half-a-buffalo ramed into a mirror... Mainly because it was quite confusing and made me think alot about why it was made like as such... Mainly what i concluded was that the artist was either thinking that it w... [more]
20101014181811-delalozaweb
20 ears ago today  
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Lynn Aldrich, Cindy Bernard, Natalie Bookchin, Erica Cho, Sandra de la Loza, Roy Dowell, Eve Fowler, Harry Gamboa Jr., Todd Gray, Jim Isermann, Won Ju Lim, Hilja Keading, Charles LaBelle, William Leavitt, Jesse Lerner, Monica Majoli, Daniel J. Martinez, Dominique Moody, Kori Newkirk, Ruby Osorio, Lari Pittman, Rachel Rosenthal, Erika Rothenberg, Betye Saar, Lezley Saar, Connie Samaras, Kyungmi Shin, Haruko Tanaka, JOHN VALADEZ, Sara Velas, Megan Williams, Bruce Yonemoto, Norman Yonemoto at Japanese American National Museum October 4th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
Posted 1/13/09
although I really enjoyed a few of the pieces in the show,  I didnt feel any sort of connection or fluidity in the show. It was hard for me to take anything from the show, as it was very mixed up, making it hard to concentrate on any sort of theme in particular. I liked the colorful car crash painting though. [more]
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20 years ago today  
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Lynn Aldrich, Cindy Bernard, Natalie Bookchin, Erica Cho, Sandra de la Loza, Roy Dowell, Eve Fowler, Harry Gamboa Jr., Todd Gray, Jim Isermann, Won Ju Lim, Hilja Keading, Charles LaBelle, William Leavitt, Jesse Lerner, Monica Majoli, Daniel J. Martinez, Dominique Moody, Kori Newkirk, Ruby Osorio, Lari Pittman, Rachel Rosenthal, Erika Rothenberg, Betye Saar, Lezley Saar, Connie Samaras, Kyungmi Shin, Haruko Tanaka, JOHN VALADEZ, Sara Velas, Megan Williams, Bruce Yonemoto, Norman Yonemoto at Japanese American National Museum October 4th, 2008 - January 11th, 2009
Posted 12/30/08
an interesting show. there seemed to be a definite lack of space, as everything generally was crowded together which didn't work so much with such a diverse millieu of art...however the variety served as a visual sampler and, if they were spaced appropriately, the peices could have dictated an interesting and varied narrative without confusing or overwhelming the viewer. the only contemporary art show i can even remember seeing at janm, which might speak for something. [more]