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...

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...

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...

Blum & Poe is proud to partner with @visual_aids for Day With(out) Art 2022 by presenting “Being & Belonging,” a program...
Blum & Poe is pleased to announce the representation of Ugandan artist Collin Sekajugo (@collin_sekajugo). Sekajugo’s...
In honor of Acaye Kerunen’s (@acayekerunenart) first presentation with Blum & Poe at Art Basel Miami Beach 2022...
VerifiedIn Miami for the art fair? Pop-up exhibition and party: Marz Lovejoy × Alvaro Barrington present: The Rally - Miami...
“What I do isn’t that different from what our ancient ancestors did during the Jōmon Period [Japan’s Neolithic age, stretching...
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles will be closed Thursday, November 24 through Monday, November 28 in observance of Thanksgiving and Native American Heritage Day...
“Every photomontage that I make transmits action-reaction within the visual plane. I use cutouts of imagery from diverse sources...
Alma Allen’s (@almaallen) minimal gestures and elegant presence represented in the works are central to the artist’s multi-leveled...
About last week … ✨ ⁠⁠Thank you to YoshimiO (@emeraldragonfly) and #Saicobab for performing a live set for the...
On the occasion of Art Basel Miami Beach 2022 (@artbasel), Blum & Poe is pleased to present a survey of its pioneering program...
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