LSSAA BLOG

Welcome to LSS Art Advisory’s Blog, where you’ll discover insightful comments and reviews of gallery and museum exhibitions, biennials, art fairs and cultural events inspired by our worldwide travels.

Venice Biennale 2015

In addition to All the World's Futures, the main exhibition curated by prominent Nigerian curator Okwui Enwezor, the 56th edition…

Art Basel Highlights

With over 300 galleries present at this summer's Art Basel, there were several noteworthy artworks. Here are our contemporary art highlights: The…

Art in the Office: Scavullo Design Interiors

LSS Art Advisory collaborated with San Francisco design firm Scavullo Design Interiors to present emerging Bay Area artists' works throughout…

Artists Visits and LACMA Acquisitions Committee (AHAN)

LSS Art Advisory has had a busy and exciting first quarter of 2015. Laura Smith Sweeney, LSS Art Advisory Principal and…

Highlights from Los Angeles

A trip to Los Angeles always proves to be exciting. LSS Art Advisory's recent visit was no exception as we…

Los Angeles Art Fairs

The last weekend in January was a busy one with three fairs in Los Angeles: Art Los Angeles Contemporary (ALAC), Paramount Ranch, and…

A Wintry and Art-Filled Trip to New York City

The winter weather did not stop LSS Art Advisory from attending New York City’s art fairs. During our visit, we stopped by…

Art Around San Francisco

2015 began with an impressive array of exhibitions in the Bay Area. LSS Art Advisory visited several exhibitions and events around…

San Francisco FOG Design+Art Fair

The FOG Design+Art Fair is San Francisco's Art and Design Fair. Bringing together over 35 galleries in San Francisco, it…

Mariana Castillo Deball “Paregon”

Mariana Castillo Deball turned heads at dOCUMENTA(13) with Uncomfortable Objects, a large-scale sculpture based on a formula by the mathematician…

Art Basel – Miami Beach

The 2014 art fair circuit culminated in sunny Miami with a packed week of art events, museum exhibitions, and performances…

New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Miami

Highlights from LSS Art Advisory’s favorite satellite fair, New Art Dealers Alliance (NADA) Miami include: Pae White at China Art Objects…

Support-the-Arts Holiday Shopping List

Think ART this gift giving season.  The holidays are a perfect time to support artists and arts organizations by purchasing…

FIAC Jardin des Tuileries and Louis Vuitton Foundation

At the Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (FIAC) the Tuileries Gardens were filled with site specific sculptures, creating compelling juxtapositions between the contemporary…

Caught My Eye: FIAC Officielle

FIAC organizers created Officielle this year, a satellite fair focused on emerging artists. Located on the banks of the Seine,…

Frieze London

The Hauser & Wirth booth at Frieze London was thoughtfully curated by artist Mark Wallinger this year. Inspired by Sigmund Freud’s study, which is preserved in…

Caught My Eye: London

Glenn Ligon's exhibition Call and Response at Camden Art Centre should be seen by any London visitor. The artist's 2014 neon work (Bruise/Blues) is…

Fertile Ground at the Oakland Museum of California

On view through April 12, 2015 at the Oakland Museum of California (OMCA) is the OMCA and San Francisco Museum…

Art Berlin Contemporary

Art Berlin Contemporary (abc) eschewed the curated booths common to most art fairs—instead, presentations by 111 galleries spread across three halls…

@Large: Ai Weiwei at Alcatraz

Chinese contemporary artist and political activist Ai Weiwei presents a stunning site-specific exhibition of new work entitled @Large at Alcatraz, a penitentiary located…

Caught My Eye: Los Angeles and New York City

LSS Art Advisory travelled to Los Angeles and New York City this month. Here are several projects that Caught Our…

Note(worthy): Otto Piene’s “The Proliferation of the Sun” (1967/2014)

ZERO co-founder Otto Piene electrified Berlin this summer. Timed to correspond with the setting of the high summer sun, a…