On Ray Johnson: Ellen Levy and Bryan Barcena in Conversation 

April 20, 2024

On the occasion of Los Angeles’s first solo exhibition of work by Ray Johnson, BLUM is pleased to present a conversation on Johnson with Ellen Levy and Bryan Barcena...

Artillery | Publisher’s Eye: Yuji Ueda

March 27, 2024

Appearing as if they are on the verge of moving, Yuji Ueda’s ceramic vessels are complex, layered and their own abstracted compositions...

Ocula | Punk Provocateur Linder to Show at Hayward Gallery in 2025

March 26, 2024

London's Hayward Gallery will present a retrospective of British artist Linder from 11 February to 5 May 2025...

Oliver Lee Jackson in Conversation with Harry Cooper

March 16, 2024

On the occasion of Oliver Lee Jackson: Machines for the Spirit, BLUM is pleased to present a conversation with the artist and Harry Cooper, Curator of Modern Art at the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC...

Culture Type | Tate Britain Commission Goes To Artist Alvaro Barrington

March 12, 2024

Tate Britain selected Alvaro Barrington (b.1983) for the next Tate Britain Commission. The annual commission is a site-specific work presented in the grand neo-classical Duveen Galleries of the London museum...

Art Sense | Frances Beatty, Managing Director of the Ray Johnson Estate

March 7, 2024

A conversation with Frances Beatty, Managing Director of the Ray Johnson Estate.

Curator-Led Walkthrough of "Thirty Years: Written with a Splash of Blood"

February 28, 2024

On the occasion of Frieze Los Angeles, join us for a walkthrough of Thirty Years: Written with a Splash of Blood at BLUM Los Angeles, led by exhibition curators Tim Blum and Mika Yoshitake...

The Art Newspaper | BLUM Gallery Looks Back on Three Decades of Bringing Japanese Contemporary Art to the US

February 26, 2024

The gallery’s 30th-anniversary show chronicles the Japanese art movements it has had a hand in popularising across the Pacific...

Art Basel | From a Kids’ TV Show to Deleuze: Mohamed Bourouissa’s Quest for Truth

February 12, 2024

Ahead of his retrospective at the Palais de Tokyo in Paris, the French-Algerian artist reflects on the roots of his multifaceted practice...

BLUM Selects Architecture Research Office (ARO) for New Tribeca Gallery

February 7, 2024

Renowned firm to restore and renovate 9 White Street...

ARTnews | Eddie Martinez to Represent San Marino at 2024 Venice Biennale

January 29, 2024

American artist Eddie Martinez will represent the Republic of San Marino, the small, landlocked country on the Italian peninsula, at the 2024 Venice Biennale...

Cultured | Why Artist Lynda Benglis Doesn’t Want Anyone Looking Up to Her

January 24, 2024

The prolific sculptor has a few key pieces of advice for rising artists on the scene, and plenty of anecdotes about her days making it in Los Angeles...

Art Basel | The Enduring Allure of Japan’s Traditional Crafts

January 15, 2024

Ceramics play a fundamental role in Japanese culture. Under the creative guidance of 16th-century tea masters like Sen no Rikyū, humble and rough-hewn pottery vessels were prized as highly refined cultural artifacts. The dynamically scarred and ruptured creations of the contemporary ceramic artist Yuji Ueda (b. 1975) question the conventions of this ancient medium in notable ways...

Ocula | Tim Blum Reflects on 30 Years in the Art Business

January 10, 2024

BLUM's anniversary exhibition, a survey of Japanese art going back to the 1960s, opens in Los Angeles on 13 January and in Tokyo on 20 January...

Art Basel | The Rise And Rise Of Alvaro Barrington

January 8, 2024

In just a few years since graduating from art school, the London-based artist has shot to international stardom. He's now set his sights on creating a new hybrid art space in the Whitechapel district...

Cultured | This Week in Culture: January 8 - 14

January 8, 2024

This exhibition, marking the gallery’s 30th anniversary (following its recent pivot from Blum & Poe to Blum), offers an intergenerational survey of Japanese art from the 1960s to the present...

Artillery | The Here and Now of It

January 2, 2024

Acaye Kerunen Finds Purpose and Community in a Scarred Landscape...

NPR | Lonnie Holley

December 29, 2023

'Oh Me Oh My': Finding grace after something hellified (a New Year's story)...

Lauren Quin: My Hellmouth | Book Launch and Signing

December 14, 2023

Celebrate the launch of My Hellmouth, artist Lauren Quin's first comprehensive monograph. Quin will be joined by artist and writer Juliana Halpert for a conversation at 7pm, followed by a cocktail reception and book signing...

Cultured | Dealers Tim Blum, Pamela Echeverría, and Ellie Rines Break Down the Phenomenon the Art World Loves to Hate

December 8, 2023

Three art dealers at different stages of their careers give CULTURED an exclusive look behind the curtain of today’s art fair ecosystem...

Holiday Book Sale

December 2, 2023

Join us for the annual BLUM holiday book sale this Saturday, December 2 from 10am to 6pm at BLUM Los Angeles...

Marjani Fortè-Saunders and Devon Cunningham Activate Simphiwe Ndzube’s "Chorus"

December 2, 2023

On the occasion of Simphiwe Ndzube’s solo exhibition Chorus, BLUM Los Angeles presents a series of activations...

ArtReview | “Pictures Girls Make”: A Genre of Appearance

November 15, 2023

An exhibition at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles makes in portraiture an argument for an expansive, humanistic feminism...

Nowness | Private View: Lonnie Holley

October 18, 2023

On the occasion of Lonnie Holley's presentation with BLUM at Paris+ par Art Basel, Nowness today premieres a new short film featuring the artist-musician in his Atlanta studio...

Announcing BLUM

October 17, 2023

Tim Blum today announced the renaming of Blum & Poe to BLUM as well as plans to open a new and larger New York location in 2024...

On view now through September 1, 2024 in Penghu 📅In 2021, the “Yoshimoto Nara” exhibition in Taiwan..
Don’t miss Umar Rashid’s work in “who’s afraid of cartoony figuration?,” opening today, April 3, 2024...
Follow along as we visit Oliver Lee Jackson in his Oakland-based studio to discuss the title of his exhibition...
We are pleased to announce our participation in the PST ART: “Art & Science Collide”...
Now available in our online store! @aleksandrawaliszewska teamed up with @thevampireswife...
March 20–May 15, 2024 at One Art Museum, Beijing, China ⏰️ One Art Museum is pleased to announce...
“[Ray Johnson] saw the humor in everything. For example, he did these dollar bill collages..."
“The upstairs gallery sees striking textural vessels and contemporary ceramic works provide a counterpart to a selection of pieces by seven Mono-ha artists..."
Please join us tomorrow, Saturday, March 23, 5–7pm at BLUM Tokyo for the opening of the gallery’s debut exhibition with...
@hayward.gallery will present the first London retrospective of acclaimed British artist @lindersterling...
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