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EXHIBITION: SERGEJ JENSEN AT REGEN PROJECTS

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“Classic” Primarily known for his minimalistic works, in which nonpainterly materials and textile supports were employed as the main subject, Sergej Jensen for the first time presents a new group of works that entirely shows a figurative type of painting. While referring to motifs drawing back to old etchings and classical canvases, the works combine […]

EXHIBITION: JESSE STECKLOW AT M+B

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In M+B Gallery’s new exhibition of artist Jesse Stecklow, Potential Derivatives, the works are all hung low near the floor, requiring close and crouched attention. Many of the pieces include air samples or the data collected from past samples in other exhibition spaces; along with an unfurled and reused roll of flypaper, they preserve past […]

MUSIC : THE MELODY, FRANCESCO TRISTANO

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 a young musician and composer causing a stir on the club scene as well as in classical concert venues is probably a world-first. It may also be the first time that purists from the classical and techno camps actually agree on something That they don’t know quite what to make of this young musician who […]

BOOK : ALLAN KAPROW. POSTERS

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Allan Kaprow (1927–2006) was an American artist who is perhaps best known for his work 18 Happenings in 6 Parts that took place at the Reuben Gallery in New York in 1959. In 1958 he wrote an essay, “The Legacy of Jackson Pollock,” that became an essential text for understanding the development of his work […]

SUPPLE EXPANSIONS AT FREEDMAN FITZPATRICK, LOS ANGELES

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SUPPLE EXPANSIONS draws on work by three artists from disparate positions to mold the gallery space into a portal – a somatic voyage to dreamscape beyond the frontiers of waking cognition. Born in the mountain city of Winterthur, Switzerland in 1926, Heidi Bucher moved to California in the 1960s, where she collaborated with her husband, […]

THOMAS DEMAND’S PACIFIC SUN

THOMAS DEMAND’S PACIFIC SUN

Pacific Sun, a stop-motion film by photographer Thomas Demand, begins screening in the lobby level of the Broad Contemporary Art Museum this weekend. Demand constructs and photographs elaborate paper sets, inspired by real locations in world news and everyday life. The extreme finesse of his paper reproductions make it difficult to distinguish between the real […]

INITIATION

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In August of 2014, letterpress studio Bullhorn Press moved into Otherwild, a shop and graphic design studio in Echo Park. In the spirit of their newfound collaboration, Otherwild’s Rachel Berks and Bullhorn’s Jaye Fishel founded INITIATION, a limited edition letterpress print series featuring the work of 18 notable Los Angeles artists. From Otherwild’s website: The […]