GalleristNY in LA

GalleristNY in LA

New York Dealer Tim Nye Details His New Los Angeles Gallery

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Tim Nye.

Polling Los Angeles art dealers for gallery recommendations yesterday, one of the names that came up most often was Nye + Brown, the new space started just last month by the New York tech mogul turned art dealer Tim Nye, who has specialized in postwar art from Southern California, like Finish Fetish and Light and Space, in recent years, and Lexi Brown, a longtime Angeleno who ran a gallery called The Happy Lion in L.A.’s Chinatown. Read More

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Barnstorming the Culver City Circuit, as Art Platform Readies Itself

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The Mandrake Bar.

Less than a decade ago, the Culver City area of Los Angeles was a relatively sleepy, industrial part of town. Rent was low and there were a number of large, unoccupied buildings. But as sometimes happens with such urban areas, it has since become a thriving arts district. That transformation is due in large part to art dealers Timothy Blum and Jeff Poe, who decided to move their gallery to an enormous space on South La Cienega Boulevard in 2003, on a stretch that is now lined with many of the city’s leading galleries. Read More

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Dealer Perry Rubenstein: ‘Art Platform Fair Is My Springboard’

Art dealer Perry Rubenstein (Photo: Patrick McMullan Company)

As museum exhibitions open for previews across Southern California, as part of the Getty’s “Pacific Standard Time” initiative, many of the area’s dealers are joining international colleagues at the L.A. Mart downtown, readying their booths for the inaugural edition of the city’s Art Platform Los Angeles fair, which has a VIP preview opening scheduled for tomorrow at 2 p.m. (Gallerist will be there.) Read More

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At Home in the West: Robert Irwin at L&M Arts in Los Angeles

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Installation view of Robert Irwin's Way Out West

Critical explanations of Robert Irwin’s work almost invariably emphasize the fact that he is an artist from Southern California. He was born in Long Beach, back in 1928, and his delicate, subtle work, we’re told, channels something ineffable about the light and the feel of Los Angeles. We’ve seen much of his work elsewhere, in museums mostly, and loved it, but each time it has felt otherworldly, of a slightly different place. Read More