Alma Allen: Nunca Solo | Anahuacalli Museum, Mexico City, Mexico

February 9 – May 28, 2023

Anahuacalli Museum is pleased to present Nunca Solo (Never Alone), a solo presentation by the sculptor Alma Allen. Rather than a retrospective of existing works, the Tepoztlán, México-based artist has elected to create an entirely new series of large-scale bronze sculptures for the museum and grounds...

Justsmile: Enter History Class with Umar Rashid

December 9, 2022

Umar Rashid aka Frohawk Two Feathers carries his history everywhere he goes. The Los Angeles-based artist seen in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Brooklyn Museum, and MoMA PS1, reinterprets Colonial art to converse with younger generations about the histories of Black American life...

Artnet News: Pia Camil’s Art about Global Commerce Made Her a Star. Now, She’s Turning Her Focus to Another Kind of Exchange—between Humans and Other Species

December 6, 2022

Camil, who recently moved from Mexico City to a farm in Acatitlán, will have her first monograph published next fall...

Collin Sekajugo Joins Blum & Poe

November 28, 2022

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce the representation of Ugandan artist Collin Sekajugo. Sekajugo’s first presentation with the gallery will debut at Art Basel Miami Beach later this week, followed by a forthcoming solo exhibition at the gallery...

Linder: Sex-Pol | Live Film Score 

November 19, 2022

On the occasion of Linder's exhibition Sex-Pol at Blum & Poe Los Angeles, join us for a live film score of two films—Linder's A dream between waking and sleeping (2022) and Rabit's Angelica / Safe (2022)—performed by Rabit and Maxwell Sterling...

Lampoon: Linder: The Ultimate Recycler of Pornographic Imagery Can Date 20th Century Magazines by Smell

November 12, 2022

Armed with a surgeon’s scalpel, Linder Sterling cuts away at imagery from Playboy and other magazines to create visual narratives exploring the body and mind of feminism...

Juxtapoz: Anna Park’s Bold New Direction in “Mirror Shy”

November 7, 2022

There was something telling that Anna Park disclosed this week as she opened her solo show, Mirror Shy, at Blum and Poe. "When I moved to NYC, there was just so much going on, and I was taking it all in and painting that feeling. I think my new work is absorbing something different now...

Henry Taylor: B Side | The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA

November 6, 2022 – April 30, 2023

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) presents Henry Taylor: B Side, the first exhibition to survey the remarkable career of this Los Angeles artist in his hometown, and the most extensive museum presentation of Henry Taylor’s work to date...

Crafts: Blemished Beauties

October 27, 2022

Farmer, fisherman and ceramicist Kazunori Hamana has a passion for patina. Kenji Hall drops by his coastal atelier in Japan...

New York Times: The ‘Slow Burn’ That Is Henry Taylor

October 26, 2022

The artist’s survey at MOCA, with its empathetic portraits and quirky sculptures, speaks to the larger struggle of Black artists to achieve a level of recognition that is long overdue...

T Magazine: The Greats: Lynda Benglis

October 15, 2022

One of the most influential sculptors since World War II, Benglis changed the trajectory of various artistic movements without ever quite belonging to any of them. At age 80, she’s only beginning to give us a more complete understanding of her work...

Artforum: Three Landscapes: JB Blunk, Anna and Lawrence Halprin

October 1, 2022

Three Landscapes brought together a trio of artists who lived and worked, both individually and collaboratively, in Marin County, California, during the 1960s and ’70s: dancer and choreographer Anna Halprin (1920–2021); her husband, landscape architect Lawrence Halprin (1916–2009); and sculptor JB Blunk (1926–2002)...

Acaye Kerunen Joins Blum & Poe

September 23, 2022

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce joint global representation of Acaye Kerunen, a pioneering installation artist whose work is included in the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy in Uganda’s first-ever national pavilion...

Umar Rashid: Ancien Regime Change 4, 5, and 6 | MoMA PS1, Queens, NY

September 22, 2022 – March 13, 2023

Blum & Poe is pleased to announce Umar Rashid's exhibition at MoMA PS1: Ancien Regime Change 4, 5, and 6. This is the artist's first solo museum exhibition in New York City...

Lonnie Holley in Conversation with Jane Fonda 

July 23, 2022

In celebration of What Have They Done with America?, Lonnie Holley’s first exhibition in Los Angeles, Blum & Poe is pleased to present a conversation with Holley and two-time Academy Award-winning actor, producer, author, and activist Jane Fonda...

Summer Events in Los Angeles

July 7 – 30, 2022

Join Blum & Poe for a series of summer events in celebration of upcoming exhibitions with Lonnie Holley; Dave Muller; and JB Blunk, Anna and Lawrence Halprin...

New York Times: Robert Colescott Throws Down the Gauntlet

July 7, 2022

His paintings refer to race and racism, pride and prejudice, in ways that startled, seduced, elucidated, and horrified. Now they are at the New Museum...

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...

“My first instinct to make art was as a child in Utah, where there are a lot of petroglyphs. I would make little objects out of wood and...
“Friedrich Kunath’s work is as deeply saturated with passages of rich blue afternoon sky, crepuscular haze, and...
Exciting news alert 💥 Lonnie Holley’s (@lonnieholleysuniverse) new album “OH ME OH MY” is dropping with the record...
Happy Lunar New Year! In this year of the rabbit, we wish you much peace and serenity.⁠..
Heads up to the experimental electronic music aficionados—check out Ryuichi Sakamoto's (@skmtgram) deeply moving...
Opening January 20, 2023 🚨 The Wiregrass Museum of Art (WMA) (@wiregrassmuseum) is pleased to...
The group show featuring work by Michael Ho (@michaelchiyanho), Su Yu-Xin (@yuxinsu), and Hiroka Yamashita...
Opening Friday, January 20, 6–8pm—Blum & Poe, Tokyo is pleased to present an exhibition of recent work by Michael Ho...
January 21–June 18, 2023 🎉 Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art (@nermanmuseum) is pleased to...
Please join us today, Saturday, January 14, from 5–7pm at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles for the opening of a solo exhibition by artist Alma Allen...
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