SOGTFO (Sculpture Or Get The Fuck Out) is a critical play on the misogynistic acronym TOGTFO (Tits Or Get The Fuck Out), a prompt directed at anyone claiming to be female within online boards, chats, and forums. This prompt, which bridges “accepted” adolescent immaturity and the most menacing forms of misogyny, points to the pernicious […]
This week Paris, LA saw new work by Glenn Ligon at Regen Projects in Hollywood, visited the Jeanne Lanvin exhibition at the Palais Galliera during Paris Fashion Week, and walked the winding stretch of Laveta Terrace in Echo Park.
Laveta Terrace runs like a hairline fissure through the hilly tiers of Echo Park. Just a few blocks east of busy Echo Park Boulevard, the street hits Sunset Boulevard only as a small alleyway, continuing on the other side as a long pedestrian staircase. At the top of the staircase is a beautiful, palm-lined street […]
A few weeks ago during Paris fashion week, the Palais Galliera in close collaboration with Alber Elbaz (artistic director of Lanvin) opened an historical exhibition dedicated to the work of Jeanne Lanvin. Contemporary of Coco Chanel, Elsa Schiaparelli, and Madame Vionnet, Jeanne Lanvin began her career around 1885 when she first established her […]
Regen Projects is pleased to announce Well, it’s bye-bye / If you call that gone, an exhibition of recent work by New York-based artist Glenn Ligon. Taking its name from the lyrics of blues musician Mississippi Fred McDowell’s song “What’s the Matter Now,” this exhibition will present three distinct bodies of work: a selection of […]
This week we attended John Baldessari’s exhibition at Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris, celebrated the work of Charles Atlas at the weeklong events series ATLAS IN LA, took a trip to see the Con/Safos project in the L.A. River’s “Bowtie”, took a stroll through Paris’ Parc Monceau, and visited Park View Gallery for its exhibition […]