L.A. Louver

R.B. Kitaj: Los Angeles Pictures
21 April 2003 - 07 May 2003

Catalogue

   rb Kitaj catalog A fully illustrated 80-page color
catalogue, with essay by R.B. Kitaj,
accompanies the exhibition.


click here for the publications page

 

Selected article

Leah Ollman, "R.B. Kitaj at L.A. Louver"
Art in America, October 2003.

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List of reviews

Leah Ollman, "R.B. Kitaj at L.A. Louver"
Art in America, October 2003

Suzanne Muchnic, "R.B. Kitaj - L.A. Louver"
ARTnews, September 2003

Mat Gleason, “R.B. Kitaj. L.A. Louver”
Modern Painters, Autumn 2003

Shana Nys Dambrot, “R.B. Kitaj. L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, CA”
Tema Celeste, July/August 2003

David Cohen, “Renewal & Resistance. A Chat With The Artist"
The New York Sun, Monday, 30 June 2003

Luise Roug, “The art of an enduring love”
Los Angeles Times, Friday, 20 June 2003

Tom Teicholz, “Kitaj the ‘Diasporist’. To live, paint and love in L.A.”
The Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, 20 June 2003

Doug Harvey, “Godawfulism II. It ain’t what you paint (it’s the way that you paint it)”
L.A. Weekly, Thursday, 13 June 2003

Marlena Donohue, “R. B. Kitaj”
Art Scene, June 2003

Leah Ollman, “R.B. Kitaj roams far and wide for complex works”
Los Angeles Times, Friday, 30 May 2003

Three day forecast: “R.B. Kitaj comes home”
Los Angeles Times, Thursday, 22 May 2003

Edward Goldman, “R.B. Kitaj Los Angeles Pictures at L.A. Louver Gallery”
Art Talk Radio Show at KCRW 89.9 FM, Los Angeles, CA, Tuesday, 20 May 2003

Brendan Bernhard, “Love and Orthodoxy. R.B. Kitaj and the man-woman story.”
L.A. Weekly, 16 May 2003

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Paintings >>
 
 
My Fourth Jewish Abstract, 2002 - 2003<BR>
oil and charcoal on canvas<BR>
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)

My Fourth Jewish Abstract

 

 
 
Self Portrait As A Mondrian, 2001 – 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)

Self Portrait As A Mondrian

 

 
 
XXI Self Portrait, 2002 – 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
24 x 24 inches (61 x 61 cm)

XXI Self Portrait

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 14, 2002 - 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
20-1/8 x 24-1/8 inches (50.8 x 60.9 cm)

Los Angeles No. 14

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 11, 2002 – 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 11

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 8, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 21 inches (91.4 x 57.2 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Los Angeles No. 8

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 20, 1990 – 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
60 x 60 inches (152.4 x 153 cm)

Los Angeles No. 20

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 15, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
48 x 48 inches (122 x 122 cm)

Los Angeles No. 15

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 21, 2003
oil on canvas
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)
Not for sale

Los Angeles No. 21

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 10, 2002 – 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
24 x 60 inches (61 x 152.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 10

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 6, 2001<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
48 x 48 inches (122 x 122 cm)

Los Angeles No. 6

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 7, 2001
oil on canvas
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 7

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 16, 2001 – 2002
oil on canvas
48 x 48 inches (122 x 122 cm)

Los Angeles No. 16

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 17, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Los Angeles No. 17

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 9, 1969 – 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
60 x 47 inches (152.4 x 120.7 cm)

Los Angeles No. 9

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 4, 2000 – 2001<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
72 x 36 inches (182.9 x 91.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 4

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 19, 2003<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 19

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 18, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Los Angeles No. 18

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 22, 2001<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)

Los Angeles No. 22

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 12, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
30 x 40 inches (76.2 x 101.6 cm)

Los Angeles No. 12

 

 
 
Los Angeles No. 13, 2002<BR>
oil on canvas<BR>
36 x 36 inches (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Los Angeles No. 13

 
Drawings >>
 
 
Three Abstracts Unerased, 2000 – 2003<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper with oil<BR>
22 x 15 inches (57.8 x 38.7 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Three Abstracts Unerased

 

 
 
Young Mondrian (after his self portrait),
2001 – 2003<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper with oil<BR>
22 x 15 inches (56.5 x 38.7 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Young Mondrian (after his self portrait)

 

 
 
Self Portrait 2003, 2002 – 2003<BR>
charcoal on paper<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Self Portrait 2003

 

 
 
Self Portrait 2003, 2002 – 2003<BR>
charcoal on paper<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Self Portrait 2003

 

 
 
Proust, 2001 – 2003<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper with oil<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 56.5 cm)<BR>
Private collection

Proust

 

 
 
Emily Dickinson, 2000 – 2003<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper with oil<BR>
22 x 15 inches (55.9 x 38.7 cm)

Emily Dickinson

 

 
 
Bucket Rider, 2002 – 2003
pastel and charcoal on paper
30 x 22 5/8 inches (77.5 x 57.5 cm)

Bucket Rider

 

 
 
UCLA Film Dept., 2001 – 2003<BR>
charcoal on paper<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)<BR>
Private collection

UCLA Film Dept.

 

 
 
Self Portrait (After Weegee), 2000 – 2003<BR>
charcoal and pastel on paper with oil<BR>
22 x 30 inches (57.2 x 77.5 cm)

Self Portrait (After Weegee)

 

 
 
God’s Back, 1997 – 2000<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)

God’s Back

 

 
 
Crouch Dance (Self Portrait), 2001 – 2003<BR>
charcoal on paper<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 57.2 cm)

Crouch Dance (Self Portrait)

 

 
 
After a self portrait by Pissarro, 2000 – 2003<BR>
pastel and charcoal on paper with oil<BR>
30 x 22 inches (77.5 x 56.5 cm)<BR>
Private collection

After a self portrait by Pissarro