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EXHIBITION: GLENN LIGON AT REGEN PROJECTS

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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 […]

WEEKLY WRAP-UP: MAR. 16-22

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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 […]

EXHIBITION: ‘A NEW RHYTHM’ AT PARK VIEW

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Park View’s current show, A New Rhythm, features an impressive lineup of artists: there are works on display by Charles Atlas, Benjamin Carlson, Nancy Lupo, and Silke Otto-Knapp. Tucked two blocks away from the shaded, grassy hills of MacArthur Park, Park View is a gallery space in Paul Soto’s apartment, each wall immaculately spackled and […]

SPACES: PARC MONCEAU, PARIS

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Spring is coming!

CON/SAFOS: ART IN THE L.A. RIVER

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A short walk south of the Fletcher Bridge, where Glassell Park slopes off into the concrete banks of the L.A. River, is an area known as the Bowtie. Named for its geographic shape, the Bowtie is a crossing-place of sorts: situated across L.A.’s arterial waterway from palm-lined Elysian Park, at the edge of the San […]

PORTRAIT: CHARLES ATLAS

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Charles Atlas has taken Los Angeles by storm. Over the past week, several galleries and museums in the city screened films by the pioneering video artist, film director, lighting and set designer. Atlas is widely credited for developing media-dance or “dance for camera”, closely following dancers through their motions in an elaborate set, creating an […]

EXHIBITION: JOHN BALDESSARI AT MARIAN GOODMAN

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“Early Work” at Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris comprises examples from most of Baldessari’s major series. Bird #1, 1962, the earliest work in the exhibition, presents an image of a bird falling through the picture plane. Again, an early example of Baldessari’s use of cropping for dramatic effect, the bird has been cut in such […]