Los Angeles Magazine: Seeing Optical Art Another Way in Julian Hoeber’s Latest Works

March 10, 2023

The notions of the objective versus subjective and the interior versus exterior take on new forms at the L.A.-native op-artist’s show at Blum & Poe...

Los Angeles Times: Review: This Sculptural Trainwreck in the Coachella Valley Is Worth Celebrating

March 10, 2023

A dozen salvaged railway freight cars are securely welded in place, end to end and, in some places, piled high. The topsy-turvy forms conjure a surprise suggestion of a human body casually reclining in the rocky field. It’s an industrial-strength pastoral, the artistic genre that used to signal the dominion of humankind over nature...

The Washington Post: Lonnie Holley Always Manages to Find the Beauty in Terror

March 10, 2023

The acclaimed artist is now a celebrated musician. His new album, “Oh Me Oh My,” is another cathartic piece of expression...

Wallpaper: Culver City Is a Vibrant California Destination with Art and Design Must-Sees Aplenty

March 9, 2023

Culver City is fast becoming one of California’s most vibrant and creative neighbourhoods, with a swanky Downtown, an Arts District and design-forward restaurants...

Artillery: Friedrich Kunath

March 7, 2023

It is not unusual for an exhibition of Friedrich Kunath’s paintings to be accompanied by something outrageous and unexpected. In both 2012 and 2017 he carpeted gallery floors, transforming them into soft, colorful fields dotted with sculptures, couches, socks, giant shoes and other incongruous objects...

Mousse Magazine: Los Angeles Oomph

February 18, 2023

Los Angeles Oomph is our selection of the best contemporary art exhibitions and events held by galleries, museums, and institutions in L.A. during February 2023 on the occasion of Frieze Los Angeles art fair...

The Hollywood Reporter: Frieze Week: Meet Four Artists Exploring the “Sunshine and Noir” of L.A.

February 16, 2023

Refik Anadol, Friedrich Kunath, Jessica Taylor Bellamy and Chase Hall train their sights on the topography of Los Angeles in new shows at the Frieze art fair and around town...

ArtReview: How to Paint a Bored and Exhausted Era

February 14, 2023

Friedrich Kunath’s I Don’t Know the Place, But I Know How to Get There at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles situates the sublime in a world numbed by user-generated content...

Artsy: 10 Must-See Gallery Shows During L.A. Art Week 2023

February 13, 2023

Alma Allen returns to Blum & Poe with his fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. When the artist lived in Joshua Tree, his sculptures were usually born of carved wood. Since moving to Tepoztlán, Mexico, however, the artist has shifted to the mediums of bronze and stone...

Ocula: Los Angeles Lowdown: Must-See Exhibitions

February 8, 2023

Light wooden floors and beamed ceilings at Blum & Poe temporarily salvage Friedrich Kunath's playful landscapes from the sterility of gallery whites. Kunath's work conceives of places that do not exist, mirroring the empty promises of cities like Los Angeles...

Los Angeles Review of Books: Alma Allen

February 7, 2023

Alma Allen’s fourth solo exhibition with Blum & Poe is currently showing in Los Angeles. This show coincides with Allen’s solo museum presentation at Anahuacalli Museum in Mexico City...

The Pomonan: Painter Friedrich Kunath Feels His Way Home

February 2, 2023

The place we call home usually refers to where we lay our head every night to sleep, a permanent location used as a mailing address. But the idea of home can be vast and German painter Friedrich Kunath uses his feelings to find the connection in his new exhibit, I Don't Know The Place, But I Know How To Get There, showing at Blum & Poe...

Forbes: Nerman Museum in Overland Park, KS Catches Another Rising Star: Lauren Quin

January 22, 2023

Lauren Quin’s (b. 1992, Los Angeles) credentials make her a strong bet as an up-and-coming artist...

KCRW: Top 3 This Week

January 17, 2023

In 2017, Alma Allen moved from Joshua Tree to Topoztlán, Mexico. His practice previously consisted primarily of carved wood sculptures (made often with the aid of a bespoke robotic arm), the material readily abundant in California. Yet, upon moving to Mexico, Allen’s sculptures have shifted in both material and form...

Cultured: Friedrich Kunath Imagines Impossible Landscapes

January 17, 2023

In “I Don't Know The Place, But I Know How To Get There” at Blum & Poe Los Angeles, the artist churns majesty and the mundane together into candy-colored dreamworlds that reflect on personal longing and our eternal, ill-fated quest for contentment...

KC Studio: Lauren Quin: “My Hellmouth” and Priya Suresh Kambli: “I Am an American / I Am an Indian”

January 12, 2023

Drawing the eye in with electric colors and seemingly pulsating lines, Lauren Quin’s (b. 1992, Los Angeles, Calif.) abstract paintings exist at the juncture of the deeply personal and the universal, the point where each begins to bleed into the other—for, as she proves in her work, if you go too far into either, you are certain to loop back into its opposite...

Pitchfork: Lonnie Holley Announces New Album Featuring Bon Iver, Sharon Van Etten, R.E.M.’s Michael Stipe, and More

January 11, 2023

Moor Mother, Rokia Koné, and Jeff Parker also feature on Holley’s Oh Me Oh My...

Tokyo Weekender: 10 Japan-Based Contemporary Ceramic Artists You Need to Know

December 23, 2022

If you have a background in design, a pottery hobby, or simply an eye for aesthetics, you would appreciate handmade Japanese ceramics. Despite being around for thousands of years, they continue to evolve and adapt to the current times...

AnOther: The Ten Most Visually Arresting Photo Projects of 2022

December 14, 2022

From Clifford Prince King’s tender portraits of Black, queer intimacy to Renell Medrano’s album artwork for Kendrick Lamar’s Mr. Morale & the Big Stepper, Adam Murray looks back at the best photo projects from the past year...

Musée Magazine: Exhibition Review: Linder | Sex-Pol

December 13, 2022

Blum & Poe presents Sex-Pol by UK-based artist Linder, known for her compelling photography, revolutionary photomontages, and politically-contrary performance artworks...

Carla Magazine: Anna Park at Blum & Poe

December 9, 2022

In her first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Mirror Shy, Anna Park appropriates the visual language of mid-century advertising to consider the concept of agency—or, in some cases, a lack thereof...

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...

New York Times: Best Art of 2022

December 7, 2022

The New Museum’s raucous survey Art and Race Matters: The Career of Robert Colescott brought overdue attention to a rare American painter, who, like Peter Saul and Leon Golub placed equal emphasis on form and subject matter...

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...

Carla Magazine: L.A. Harvest Featuring: Diane Williams, Heather Rasmussen, and Mimi Lauter

December 5, 2022

Many of us find respite in nature. For many living in the city of Los Angeles, the lure of retreating to nature and finding a restorative connection with the earth is strong...

Please join us today, Saturday, March 11, from 5–7pm at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles for the opening of Magdalena Skupinska’s...
Please join us today, Saturday, March 11, from 5–7pm at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles for the opening of Asuka Anastacia Ogawa’s...
Please join us today, Saturday, March 11, from 5–7pm at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles for the opening of Julian Hoeber’s...
Lonnie Holley’s (@lonnieholleysuniverse) album “Oh Me Oh My” is out today via Jagjaguwar (@jagjaguwar)! ⁠⁠Holley paints...
Join us this month at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles for mochi ceremonies on Saturday, March 11 and ikebana workshops on...
Opening March 11, 5–7pm—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present "Fertile Plate," London-based artist Magdalena Skupinska’s...
March 4–May 7, 2023—Desert X (@_desertx), the recurring site-specific, international art exhibition, opens its fourth edition at sites across the Coachella Valley...
Opening March 11, 5–7pm—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present "pedra," Los Angeles and New York-based artist...
Opening March 11, 5–7pm—Blum & Poe, Los Angeles is pleased to present “I Went to See Myself but I Saw You,” Los Angeles...
JB Blunk’s (@jbblunkestate) art practice began in Japan in 1950, while he searched for the ceramics of Shōji Hamada, whose...
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