Jonathan Griffin

Jonathan Griffin is a writer based in Los Angeles, USA, and a contributing editor of frieze.

At LA-based non-profit space JOAN, works by local artists Walter Askin, Elizabeth Bain and Sandra Vista embody theatricality in all its forms

BY Jonathan Griffin | 21 AUG 18

From high-end kitchens to backyard pit smokers, the esteemed food writer found art and artistry in ‘the fault lines’ between communities

BY Jonathan Griffin | 26 JUL 18

Meticulous, gently humorous paintings isolate a deeply personal encounter with the obdurate structures of society and culture

BY Jonathan Griffin | 30 MAY 18

 In the late artist’s paintings, on view at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, good is evil, right is wrong and no one is innocent 

BY Jonathan Griffin | 18 APR 18

Events that have pummelled Southern California’s news organizations over the past two years seem to have galvanized its local readership

BY Jonathan Griffin | 21 MAR 18

At the Hammer Museum, LA, the curator casts a witty, critical eye on the vexed role of institutions contextualizing the art they display

BY Jonathan Griffin | 21 FEB 18

On losing faith in generalism, learning to listen and embracing doubt 

BY Jonathan Griffin | 19 DEC 17

A letter to the self-taught Mexican artist

BY Jonathan Griffin | 16 AUG 17

Marciano Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 24 JUN 17

Team Bungalow, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 01 JUN 17

From 'hippie modernism' to concrete poetry, Toby Kamps discusses Spotlight at Frieze New York 2017

BY Jonathan Griffin | 20 APR 17

Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 18 APR 17

From growing protests over the gentrification of Boyle Heights to Schimmel leaving Hauser & Wirth, the latest from a mobilizing LA art scene

BY Jonathan Griffin | 13 MAR 17

Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 15 FEB 17

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 13 JAN 17

The best of this year's LA shows, featuring Nathaniel Mellors and a survey at the newly opened Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

BY Jonathan Griffin | 14 DEC 16

Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 02 NOV 16

Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA

BY Jonathan Griffin | 18 OCT 16

The impact of pre-Columbian techniques and designs on 20th-century artists

BY Jonathan Griffin | 23 SEP 16