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Travis Diehl

Travis Diehl is a writer based in Los Angeles, USA, and is a recipient of the Creative Capital / Warhol Foundation Art Writers Grant. 

At the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, the artist presents a suite of new works that confronts the notion of 'white angst' in western iconography

BY Travis Diehl | 06 JUL 21

Her latest book, a collection of 19 essays that spans art criticism, journalism and memoir, is an exhaustive examination of what it means to write

BY Travis Diehl | 14 MAY 21

At Bel Ami, Los Angeles, the artist’s paintings take a satirical look at the grisly history of American bigotry against US Asian populations

BY Travis Diehl | 30 APR 21

The artist on her proposed New Monument for Franska Tomten and how minimalist aesthetics speak to the complex history of Sweden’s colonial past

BY Travis Diehl AND Aria Dean | 06 APR 21

The artist’s first feature film depicts a mother-daughter pair of grifters trying to stay afloat through financial recession 

BY Travis Diehl | 05 FEB 21

Conceptual artist Patrick Jackson presents a series of photographs and glass shelves that riff on modernism and minimalism

BY Travis Diehl | 17 NOV 20

The artist’s online game, ‘Screen Talk’, satirizes the bad politics and fake news muddling responses to COVID-19

BY Travis Diehl | 03 JUL 20

From ‘a coven of witches’ at Deitch Projects to the ‘totemic roughness’ of Huma Bhabha at David Kordansky Gallery, our critic’s guide to Los Angeles

BY Travis Diehl | 11 FEB 20

At Matthew Marks, New York, the artist’s enigmatic marbles and projections perform a subtle excavation of the gallery’s architecture 

BY Travis Diehl | 14 JAN 20

Kilimnik’s subjects are nearly always brutal – murder, empire, war – and just as often delivered with a practiced detachment

BY Travis Diehl | 18 OCT 19

There is a place for evidentiary art – but not for Kenneth Goldsmith’s print-out of 62,000 pages of the former US Secretary of State’s correspondence

BY Travis Diehl | 10 OCT 19

Though it tactfully sidesteps the real politics of housing, ‘Landlord Colors’ offers an alternative model to the ‘development biennial’ 

BY Travis Diehl | 30 JUL 19

In her solo show at CCA Wattis, San Francisco, the artist invokes sports awards to critique our obsession with victory

BY Travis Diehl | 13 MAR 19

A series of sculptures shown at Jenny’s, Los Angeles, challenge traditional categories of art 

BY Travis Diehl | 21 FEB 19

An exhibition at House of Gaga / Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles shows cyborgian sculptures that are combos of mechanics and organic matter

BY Travis Diehl | 01 OCT 18

The artist’s retrospective, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston at ICA LA, shows how thin the line is between artist and art worker

BY Travis Diehl | 05 JUL 18

For the 2018 edition of the biennial, it’s as if artists feel the need to resolve situations formally where they can’t be resolved for real

BY Travis Diehl | 27 JUN 18

How dis.art blurs the lines between education, entertainment and commerce

BY Travis Diehl | 13 MAR 18

A wild weekend at the High Desert Test Sites festival 2017

BY Travis Diehl | 24 NOV 17

Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and Pitzer College Art Galleries, Claremont, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 08 NOV 17