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DIEGO RÍSQUEZ

Parts Two and Three of filmmaker Diego Rísquez‘ Latin American trilogy—ORINOKO, NUEVO MUNDO (1984), in 35mm, and AMÉRIKA, TERRA INCOGNITA (1988)—will be presented at two rare Los Angeles screenings, as part of PST: LA/LA. Film scholar Isabel Arredondo will introduce ORINOKO at the Autry, and Rísquez will be at Redcat for the screening of AMÉRIKA. “Orinoko inverts the logic seen in illustrations that appear in books documenting the expeditions of the […]

SIMON DOONAN ON MUNDO MEZA

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​Simon Doonan—author and window-dresser-for-Barneys nonpareil—will be in Los Angeles this weekend to give a talk on the life and times of his friend, the late artist Mundo Meza (1955–1985), with whom Doonan collaborated on window displays at such West Hollywood boutiques as Maxfield Bleu. Doonan’s talk is part of the ongoing PST: LA/LA exhibition AXIS MUNDO: […]

SYMPOSIUM ON MIKE KELLEY’S KANDORS

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Huma Bhabha, Thomas E. Crow, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Sylvia Lavin, David Mather, Dan Nadel, John C. Welchman, and Mary Clare Stevens will be at Redcat this weekend for a day-long seminar on Mike Kelley’s KANDORS.   SYMPOSIUM ON MIKE KELLEY’S KANDORS, Saturday, November 18, from 10:30 am through 4 pm. REDCAT, Disney Hall, Music Center, downtown Los Angeles. redcat.org/event/symposium-mike-kelleys-kandors MIKE KELLEY—KANDORS, through […]

IN MEMORIAM

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Printed Matter will remember Shannon Michael Cane, their Art Book Fair and editions curator, who passed away this month.   SHANNON MICHAEL CANE MEMORIAL GATHERING, Saturday, November 18, at 3 pm. MoMA PS1, 2nd floor, 2-25 Jackson Ave, Long Island City. SHANNON MICHAEL CANE MEMORIAL CELEBRATION, Saturday, November 18, from 9 pm to midnight. JULIUS’ BAR, […]

ARIEL PINK AT THE REGENT

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Ariel Pink returns to the Regent Theater this weekend, the last stop on his recent tour for the new album Dedicated to Bobby Jameson (on Mexican Summer). Gary Wilson and the Blind Dates open the show.   ARIEL PINK, Friday, November 17, at 8 pm. REGENT THEATER, 448 South Main Street, downtown Los Angeles. spacelandpresents.com/event-ariel-pink-los-angeles ariel-pink.com Ariel Pink. […]

JULIE DASH AND AVA DUVERNAY IN CONVERSATION

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See Julie Dash’s groundbreaking film DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST, and stay for a post-screening conversation with Dash and Ava DuVernay. This is an Array event, an arts collective founded in 2010 by DuVernay, “dedicated to the amplification of films by people of color and women filmmakers.”*   DAUGHTERS OF THE DUST and JULIE DASH AND AVA DUVERNAY […]

THE STORY OF THE FACE

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The Face—the post-punk bible of British music and style—published its last issue in 2004, and although plans for a revival are afoot, now is now and then is not. In the meantime, we have THE STORY OF THE FACE, a new book by Paul Gorman. Join Gorman, Face founder and editor Nick Logan, and MagCulture’s Jeremy […]