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Artadia Expands Its Arts Awards Program to Los Angeles

ARTINFO

Artadia recently hosted a cocktail reception at Blum & Poe to announce the launch of the Artadia Awards in Los Angeles. Executive director Carolyn Ramo spoke to members of the L.A. arts community, including artist Rosson Crow, gallerist Mary Leigh Cherry, andForYourArt’s Bettina Korek about the organization, which has awarded over $3 million to more than 250 artists since its founding in 1997 by investment banker and art collector Christopher Vroom.

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Modern Painters: Review of Rosson Crow at Honor Fraser

Los Angeles

Rosson Crow at Honor Fraser February 25 – March 31, 2012

For “Ballyhoo Hullabaloo Haboob”, her second solo show at the gallery, the artist takes a decisive step away from the exuberant and colorful historical interiors for which she is known.  The ten large works on view capture a somber and reflective mood.  By focusing on mid 20th-century American patriotism, bravado, social upheaval and economic turmoil, Crow draws from the past to comment on the present.  The forlorn and stormy landscapes in the sepia-hued Tobacco Road and The Desperate Years, both 2011, evoke the Great Depression.  The champagne-soaked Roaring Twenties of Fitzgerald led to a hangover of massive proportions, much like the country’s current straits.

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Opinion

Beyond the White Cube: Rosson Crow. Painter.

I stopped by Rosson Crow’s studio a few weeks ago as she put the finishing touches on a new series of paintings for her upcoming solo show at Honor Fraser.

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