Christopher Knight Picks John Divola Best of 2013 Among Others

Christopher Knight Picks John Divola Best of 2013 Among Others

"Best of 2013: Christopher Knight picks Charles Reiffel, John Divola," by Christopher Knight, Los Angeles Times Art Critic

In this time when news is disseminated ever more quickly, we asked our critics to list the best of culture in 2013 in tweet form:

In chronological order, 2013 Top 10: Art

American artist Charles Reiffel is probably the best early Modernist painter you've never heard of — til now http://lat.ms/1f4OtFO #Top10art

Brilliant, sexy charioteer was only one great reason to see Getty's extraordinary ancient "Sicily" show http://lat.ms/1aSscqo #Top10art

Passionate, polemical, powerful performances in paint: Laura Owens http://lat.ms/1cnguVR & Lari Pittman http://lat.ms/1gX387b #Top10art

No actual volcano, but 10 abstract light-installations survey James Turrell's perceptual development http://lat.ms/IDA7BI #Top10art

GRAPHIC: Best of 2013 | Entertainment and culture

10 of the 12 major wars in US history have been photographed. "War/Photography" devastatingly chronicled http://lat.ms/18zHNeA #Top10art

Scruffy, ambitious survey of recent Conceptual abstract painting with a site-specific twist http://lat.ms/IO43dX #Top10art

Face it: Without Flanders, there would have been no Florentine Renaissance — at least as we know it http://lat.ms/18kF9Pl #Top10art

Forrest Bess: His bio is as disconcerting as his art — almost. http://lat.ms/18zKFs4 #Top10art

3-venue retrospective of John Divola's photos was too far-flung, but worth the 268-mile drive to see it all http://lat.ms/1cneWLA #Top10art

Last year brought Richard Diebenkorn's Ocean Park paintings, this year brought the back-story: Berkeley. http://lat.ms/1cnfoJX #Top10art

Twitter: @KnightLAT


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