After visiting a number of different galleries last week, I was struck by a few young artists whose paintings would indicate that they are responding to early modern art but not with irony. Nor with awe. I think all of these artists as continuing a compelling conversation.
On Friday, Los Angeles’ Kohn Gallery announced that will represent the estate of artist John Altoon. According to a statement from the gallery, the estate includes rare paintings and drawings that have never been shown.