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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. 

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

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 16 AUG 17

Western art and Mexican culture collide in the work of Eduardo Sarabia

BY Travis Diehl | 14 AUG 17

REDCAT, Los Angeles, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 28 MAY 17

Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 11 MAY 17

In the work of Rafa Esparza, colonialism, family history and sex collide with the landscape of Los Angeles 

BY Travis Diehl | 20 MAR 17

Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, USA

BY Travis Diehl | 10 FEB 17