The Worlds of Nam June Paik

Entering the darkened Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum for The Worlds of Nam June Paik, the viewer is enveloped into an electronic universe created by a visionary multi-media artist. The first American retrospective since 1982 of the work of this  ...

Chuck Close: Self-Portraits 1967-2005

An exhibit of more than eighty works in a variety of media consisting almost entirely of self-portraits - one is hard-pressed to name another contemporary artist so caught up in his own image. And the portraits, spanning nearly four  ...

The Getty Center – Los Angeles

The Getty Center is a superb experience for the visitor, both for its architecture and for its collections. CV's first visit to the Getty in the late 1970's at its Malibu location left such a poor impression that we  ...

Gerardo Suter: Labyrinth of Memory

Gerardo Suter: Labyrinth of Memory, an exhibition of the work of one of Latin America's leading photographers, draws together pre-Columbian images, human figures and primal themes, providing a unique and thought provoking visual experience. The exhibition covers several periods  ...

Sol Lewitt: A Retrospective

Buy the Lewitt poster at barewalls.com The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art is housed in a striking 1995 building by Swiss architect Mario Botta. At the heart of the building is a skylit atrium, a soaring space in  ...

Edward Steichen

Talk to most any professional photographer today and Edward Steichen (1879-1973) is acknowledged as an influence and respected for his pioneering work that helped establish the medium as fine art. He bucked conventional standards as he experimented with filters  ...

Carleton Watkins: The Art of Perception

It may come as news to Ansel Adams fans that a photographer working 100 years earlier took a series of photographs of Yosemite Valley that surpass Adams’ own work there in immediacy, composition, and lushness of detail. It may  ...