Art News 2019

Habitat: On the Road 
ArtNews Magazine
by Katherine McMahon
Winter 2019
New York




L.A.-born painter Linda Vallejo does a lot of thinking in her 2009 Toyota Avalon, which carries her to and from her home in Topanga Canyon. “I work through images in my mind while driving,” she said. Traffic can be a bad influence. “Because of the congestion, a lot of us are becoming rude drivers.” But there’s an upside too: “When people think of California, they think of a classic car driving down Santa Monica Boulevard. It’s an iconic American image.”



Artists featured: Larry Bell, Vanessa Beecroft, Joe Goode, Zeal Harris, Linda Vallejo, Spencer Lewis, Yung Jake, Hilary Pecis, Pippa Garner



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