Hans Burkhardt, master artist of Los Angeles @ Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

Visual arts
The expansive and influential career of Hans Burkhardt (1904–1994), who constantly updated and reinvented as a painter in Los Angeles is the focus of a survey exhibition of paintings and drawings, “Hans Burkhardt: Within & Beyond the Mainstream.” In the video, gallerist Rutberg notes, with certain contained astonishment, that Burkhardt, who transferred to L.A. after ...

Hans Burkhardt survey exhibition @ Jack Rutberg Fine Arts

Visual arts
“Untitled,” 1953 oil on canvas, 31 x 36 inches Hans Burkhardt’s (1904–1994) expansive career and influence in Los Angeles is the focus of a survey exhibition of paintings and drawings entitled Hans Burkhardt: Within & Beyond the Mainstream. The exhibition participates in the Getty Research Institute’s Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945 – 1980. ...

You wouldn’t wish it on your worst enemy: street art

Visual arts
It was a tough Friday morning when Jack Rutberg arrived at his handsome LaBrea Avenue art gallery. A “street artist” had been “creative” on his building. Here’s what Jack has going on inside. “Some Assembly Required,” a marvelous show of collage art.

Patrick Graham’s patch of earth 1

Visual arts
Patrick Graham SOMEWHERE JERUSALEM, 1996 oil and mixed media on canvas, 72 x 140 inches “My first memory of drawing was as a child and I remember people talking about me,” said Irish artist Patrick Graham at a crowded art talk hosted by his long time representative, Jack Rutberg, at Rutberg’s La Brea Avenue gallery. ...