Jordan Riefe

Doug Aitken is blowing things up again, just another day in the career of an artist bent on transcending the confines of galleries and museums. When commissioned by the Hirshhorn Museum…

When the London-based workspace company Second Home was ready to leap across the pond to the U.S., they first set their sights on San Francisco, a move co-founder Sam Aldenton found…

If you plan to see Au Naturel, the current survey of Sarah Lucas at Los Angeles’ Hammer Museum, best leave your penis at home. The show has plenty to spare, whether it’s the feminist…

In between Memorial Day and July 4 is a family cookout of another kind at Flutter, the recently opened exhibition in Los Angeles through November. Jacolby Satterwhite’s VR Family…

Over the years, auctioneer Marc LaBarbe had frequently been called to the home of a friend in Toulouse to evaluate some bauble or another found in his rural French attic. Usually, it turned out to…

It’s an enormous monochromatic oil on linen composition featuring a jumble of figures, some consuming media, newspapers, TV screens, all crushed to near abstraction, suggesting a cacophony of…

Kwame Brathwaite didn’t coin the phrase “black is beautiful,” he just popularized it. The year was 1962 and those immortal words had already been uttered by black nationalist Carlos A. Cooks. But…

There was a time in the early years of photography when artists debated whether or not the new medium was an artform. Those that argued yes, did so for many of the reasons recognized as…