Day: June 5, 2024

Allen Ruppersberg “25 Ways to Start Over” at Greene Naftali, New York

Allen Ruppersberg “25 Ways to Start Over” at Greene Naftali, New York

“Be aware time runs out” reads a line from a recent work by Allen Ruppersberg, as if to underscore his longstanding fascination with the shelf life of cultural memory. The artist has spent fifty years delighting in and recasting the ephemera of post-war consumption, and his fourth solo show at Greene Naftali features a new …

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Ace Gallery Founder Douglas Chrismas Found Guilty of Embezzlement

Ace Gallery Founder Douglas Chrismas Found Guilty of Embezzlement

Doug Chrismas, the founder of the now defunct blue-chip Ace Gallery in Los Angeles, was found guilty on Friday of embezzling more than $260,000 from his gallery’s bankruptcy estate for which he acted as trustee and custodian. The verdict, which was first published in the Los Angeles Times, marks the end of a tumultuous career for the 80-year-old …

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