Curated with clarity and vision by Orange County Museum of Art (OCMA) director Dennis Szakacs, "Richard Jackson: Ain't Painting a Pain" is the first retrospective of the artist's long, anarchic career, and this is its only stop in the United States before traveling to Europe. Brilliant in myriad ways—as the historical documentation of an underground artist, as an intellectual experience, as a third finger to convention, and in its refreshing distain for disciplinary boundaries—it's the best art exhibition of the year. Sure, it's only February, but any show for the rest of 2013 that wants to compete has giant-sized clown shoes to fill. If you've never heard of Jackson before visiting the show, you won't forget... More >>>