Joanna Fiduccia

 Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz Jody, Jody, Jody , 1993–94   Installation view Fondazione Prada, Milan  Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani Studio Courtesy Fondazione Prada

Edward & Nancy Reddin Kienholz
Jody, Jody, Jody, 1993–94
 

Installation view Fondazione Prada, Milan 

Photo: Delfino Sisto Legnani Studio
Courtesy Fondazione Prada

Joanna Fiduccia on "Kienholz: Five Car Stud" at Fondazione Prada in Milan

 Untitled, 2013 Flashe, acrylic, and oil on linen 349 x 305 cm

Untitled, 2013
Flashe, acrylic, and oil on linen
349 x 305 cm

Known as much for her clever plunder of painting’s conventions as for her bumptious mix of high and low cultural references, Los-Angeles painter Laura Owens has by now long outpaced the early trivializations of her work as light-hearted California-girl pictures. In her recent work, Owens gives painting’s gestures her most serious overhaul to date.