Lonnie Holley's I Snuck off the Slave Ship + Live Set

July 7, 2022

Alongside his upcoming exhibition at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, Brain Dead Studios and Blum & Poe present a screening of the short film I Snuck off the Slave Ship by Lonnie Holley, followed by a live set by the artist and his band...

Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott | New Museum, New York, NY

June 30 – October 9, 2022

The New Museum is pleased to present the final iteration of the traveling exhibition Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott, the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most adventurous and subversive artists, Robert Colescott...

Art Sense: Artist Lauren Quin

June 7, 2022

This week, listen to a discussion with artist Lauren Quin, an abstract painter that builds paintings known for their vibrant colors and layer upon layer of mark making. In the conversation, we discuss her multistage process, her pursuit of intense colors, her love of Los Angeles, and the meaning behind the name of her new show at Blum & Poe...

Cultured: With Botanicals and Celestial Bodies, Theodora Allen Examines Our Scientific Journey

May 11, 2022

At the Driehaus Museum in Chicago, Saturnine presents new paintings by Allen that place our relationship with botany at the center of contemporary conversation...

The Guardian: ‘It’s Like One Continuous Song Pours Out of Him’: Meet the Shaman-like Artist-Musician Lonnie Holley

May 1, 2022

The self-taught singer and sculptor from Alabama exists in a state of constant, spontaneous creativity. He talks about his roots and his new project with Artangel, inspired by Orford Ness..

Alvaro Barrington and Angie Martinez in Conversation

April 24, 2022

On the occasion of 91–98 jfk–lax border, Alvaro Barrington's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Blum & Poe is pleased to present a conversation with Barrington and Angie Martinez...

Solange Pessoa | 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia

April 23 – November 27, 2022

Solange Pessoa has been invited to participate in the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia curated by Cecilia Alemani...

Ha Chong–hyun | Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy

April 23 – August 24, 2022

Kukje Art and Culture Foundation is pleased to present a solo exhibition of work by Ha Chong–hyun at Palazzetto Tito (Istituzione Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa) as a Collateral Event of the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia...

The Canvas: Abstract Realism

April 23, 2022

A pair of studio visits with Eddie Martinez...

Forbes: Lonnie Holley Debuting First Works in Clay at Dallas Contemporary

April 14, 2022

Earth has always held a tangible presence in Lonnie Holley’s life. Not only the planetary Earth, but the earth humanity exists upon. The dirt and soil and rock. He hasn’t simply lived and walked on it, his life has routinely taken him in to it...

The Guardian: “We Saved Each Other”: Alvaro Barrington’s 90s Hip-Hop Exhibition

March 29, 2022

The artist has assembled a tribute to the 90s hip-hop stars who defined an era and struggled against a society that tried to label them as lesser...

Alvaro Barrington: 91–98 jfk–lax border

March 12, 2022

A generation who saw the pain in the eyes and the souls of their mothers, fathers, aunties, uncles, and neighbors began to reimagine how to address these issues when the larger structural solution was locking us up. In L.A., Dr. Dre and Snoop made the less dangerous chronic cool...

Theodora Allen: Saturnine | Book Launch and Musical Performance

February 26, 2022

In celebration of Saturnine, the first monograph on Los Angeles-based artist Theodora Allen, and the final day of Allen's exhibition Syzygy at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, join us for a book launch featuring live music by multi-instrumentalists Blake Mills and Sam Gendel...

On Eddie Martinez: A Walkthrough with Paul Schimmel

February 18, 2022

In conjunction with Frieze Los Angeles, celebrated curator Paul Schimmel leads a walkthrough of Eddie Martinez: Pigeon Sweat at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, in which he discusses painterly composition, imagery associated with fatherhood, and much more...

Juxtapoz: “Songs Build Little Rooms in Time” by Friedrich Kunath

December 23, 2021

Marking the 2 years anniversary of a very special exhibition at Chicago’s Soccer Club Club, which was presented by Blum & Poe in partnership with Drag City, Friedrich Kunath has released a new book, Songs Build Little Rooms in Time...

Penny Slinger: 50% The Visible Woman | Book Launch and Signing

December 18, 2021

In celebration of the 50 year anniversary edition of Penny Slinger's iconic 1971 artists' book 50% The Visible Woman and the final day of Slinger's exhibition 50/50 at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, join us for a conversation with the artist, followed by a Q&A and book signing...

Blum & Poe Holiday Book Sale

December 18, 2021

Visit Blum & Poe, Los Angeles on Saturday, December 18 for a holiday book sale...

50% The Visible Woman: A Conversation with Penny Slinger

December 18, 2021

In celebration of the 50 year anniversary edition of Penny Slinger's iconic 1971 artists' book 50% The Visible Woman, Blum & Poe presents a conversation with the artist...

New York Times: On Japan’s Pacific Coast, an Artist Communes with Nature

December 3, 2021

At his retreat near Isumi, Kazunori Hamana creates humble yet imposing ceramic vessels that evoke the world around him...

ELLE Japon: Cecily Brown

December 1, 2021

Juxtapoz: Umar Rashid “On God” at Blum and Poe, Los Angeles

November 10, 2021

You can’t say that Umar Rashid just makes paintings. In his name, there is something deeper and more encompassing of theater. He came into the art world as we knew him, Frohawk Two Feathers, creating historical paintings with slight nods to pop and contemporary culture...

Kazumi Nakamura | Chengdu Biennale, Chengdu, China

November 6, 2021 – April 6, 2022

Kazumi Nakamura’s oeuvre is grouped into distinct though interconnected bodies of work, each of which has unique characteristics that are what curator Mika Yoshitake terms “semiotics of abstraction”...

Mimi Lauter | Prospect.5 New Orleans, LA

October 23, 2021 – January 23, 2022

Mimi Lauter creates paintings and works on paper of widely varying scale, from the intimate to the expansive, with oil paint and soft oil pastels in a saturated, riotous palette...

TWO x TWO Honors Yoshitomo Nara

October 23, 2021

TWO x TWO is pleased to feature Yoshitomo Nara as its 2021 honoree. As part of TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art 2021, Nara will receive the amfAR Award of Excellence for Artistic Contributions to the Fight Against AIDS in recognition of his generous support of amfAR’s programs...

Shio Kusaka receives the Isamu Noguchi Award

October 5, 2021

On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, The Noguchi Museum will hold its annual Benefit and presentation of the eighth annual Isamu Noguchi Award to artist Shio Kusaka...

Opening July 9—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present "What Have They Done with America?," Atlanta-based artist Lonnie...
This is the last week to see Alexander Tovborg’s solo exhibition “Beyond Devotion,” on through July 2 at Blum & Poe, Tokyo.⁠⁠..
Today is the last day to see Lynda Benglis’s solo exhibition “Excavation” and Lauren Quin’s (@lqueu) solo exhibition “Pulse...
In light of the overturning of Roe v. Wade, Blum & Poe will close at 2pm as we stage a gallery-wide walkout to attend emergency...
Opening July 9—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present “Sunset, Sunrise (repeat) b/w The Record Pavilion,” Los...
Opening July 9—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present “Three Landscapes: JB Blunk, Anna and Lawrence Halprin,” the...
New Yorkers! This is your chance to see the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most adventurous and...
Follow along as Alexander Tovborg takes us through his solo exhibition “Beyond Devotion,” on view now at Blum & Poe...
Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States...
Come shop our bookstore during the Summer Book Sale! We’re currently offering 25% off most titles and merchandise...
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