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MIRA DANCY

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“Mira Dancy’s deployment of mythology and expressive lines puts her wholly in the wet, messy lineage of neo-expressionism—a movement riddled with a history of macho market darlings… But under Dancy’s brush, this fluid style gets a necessary jolt of feminism and a dark, gothy charm (closer to OG expressionists James Ensor and George Grosz) that […]

SIMONE FORTI AND CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE

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The Box and 365 Mission present illlummminnnatttionnnsssss!!!!!!!, a collaborative work by Simone Forti and Charlemagne Palestine. Performances will take place the weekend before Palestine’s new show at 356 Mission.   ILLLUMMMINNNATTTIONNNSSSSS!!!!!!!, Friday, January 19, at 7 pm. Saturday, January 20, at 5 pm. THE BOX, 805 Traction Avenue, downtown Los Angeles. 356mission.tumblr.com/illlummminnnatttionnnsssss-by-simone-forti CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE—CCORNUUOORPHANOSSCCOPIAEEAANORPHANSSHHORNOFFPLENTYYY, January 25 through […]

YUVAL PUDIK

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A show of Yuval Pudik’s new graphite drawings opens this week at Gavlak.   YUVAL PUDIK—SUCH, SUCH WERE THE JOYS, through February 24. Opening reception, Friday, January 19, from 6 pm to 8 pm. GAVLAK LOS ANGELES, 1034 North Highland Avenue, Hollywood. gavlakgallery.com/exhibitions/yuval-pudik Yuval Pudik, Seascape, 2017. Graphite on paper, 6.5 x 6.5 inches, 16.51 cm x 16.51 cm. Image […]

VARIEDADES AT THE MAYAN

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VARIEDADES is a music, spoken word, theater, comedy, visual arts happening loosely based on Mexican vaudeville shows in Los Angeles, but the list of performers is anything but old-fashioned: Alice Bag, Nao Bustamante with Dynasty Handbag and Karen Tongson, La Chica Boom, DJ Lengua, Rafa Esparza, Liz Miller Kovacs, Selene Luna, Cheech and Natasha Marin, Mickey Negron, […]

LOUISE BOURGEOIS — PRINTS AND BOOKS

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The print and book materials in Louise Bourgeois’ œuvre comprise over a thousand works. The MoMA exhibition LOUISE BOURGEOIS—AN UNFOLDING PORTRAIT draws from the museum’s extensive holdings, as well as some rare loans. In addition, MoMA is completing an online catalogue raisonné, LOUISE BOURGEOIS—THE COMPLETE PRINTS AND BOOKS, available now in process.   LOUISE BOURGEOIS—AN UNFOLDING PORTRAIT, through […]

ARTHUR MITCHELL

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“I am a political activist through dance. I believe that dance, and the arts more broadly, can be used as a catalyst for social change—this is why I started the Dance Theatre of Harlem. With my archive at Columbia, artifacts of American dance history and African-American history are accessible to young scholars, academics and the […]

ERIN SHIRREFF

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Erin Shirreff is a photographer, sculptor, and video maker. sikkemajenkinsco.com/Shirreff_CV See: albrightknox.org/publications/erin-shirreff Top: Erin Shirreff, Monograph (no. 2), 2012. Bottom: Erin Shirreff, Monograph (no. 1), 2011