Video Games as an Art Form

Video Games as an Art Form

If you can think back to 2005, you may or may not remember a particularly large splash that was made among video game–and to a lesser degree art–fanatics when critic Roger Ebert claimed that video games “can never be art.” It was a statement that, for...
Music and Art: Tom Sachs’s Boombox Perspective

Music and Art: Tom Sachs’s Boombox Perspective

Tom Sachs has an obsession with sound. Or rather, where sound comes from— literally. Since his youth, Sachs has been making boomboxes. They started out as cabinets to hold the devices that blasted the soundtrack of hip-hop culture. Describing the origins of his work...
The Rise And Fall of Dadaism

The Rise And Fall of Dadaism

Dada was not really a movement, its artists were not actually artists, and its art, well, it was not necessarily art. But there is actually a really interesting story behind Dadaism that is more complex than the last sentence painted.  Dada was a literary and artistic...
The Best Los Angeles Art Museum Exhibitions Of 2015

The Best Los Angeles Art Museum Exhibitions Of 2015

Christopher Knight recently published a piece in the LA Times, describing some of the best art exhibitions at Los Angeles museums in 2015. Below I would like to share some of my personal favorites from the list: 1) Charles Gaines: Gridwork 1974-1989,” Hammer Museum...