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MAE WEST

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“I wrote the story myself. It’s about a girl who lost her reputation and never missed it.” — Mae West Editor Michael Gregg Michaud will introduce the Mae West–Cary Grant classic SHE DONE HIM WRONG this weekend at the Egyptian. He will also sign copies of his new book of West interviews, MAE WEST—BETWEEN THE COVERS, […]

METROGRAPH FILM BOOK FAIR

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The first ever METROGRAPH FILM BOOK FAIR will be open to the public this weekend. Thousands of rare, vintage, and out of print items will be available, including biographies, monographs, hundreds of periodicals covering the last seven decades from Sight & Sound to The Velvet Light Trap, plus memorabilia, scripts, novelizations, and other unique ephemera. In addition, a program […]

BARBARA LODEN’S WANDA

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“Wanda is a rare character, not just in the cinema of the time but still today—a woman defined by a near-total alienation from the world around her.”* A new restoration of the Barbara Loden masterpiece WANDA (1970) opens in Los Angeles this week. A key work of modern American cinema, this was Loden’s only feature […]

RASHID JOHNSON IN ASPEN

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This week at the Aspen Art Museum, Rashid Johnson will give an artist talk, and accept the 2018 Aspen Award for Art during ArtCrush, the museum’s celebrated annual summer benefit.   RASHID JOHNSON—ARTIST TALK, Thursday, August 2, at 5 pm. ASPEN ART MUSEUM, 637 East Hyman Avenue, Aspen. aspenartmuseum.org/rashid-johnson ARTCRUSH, Friday, August 3, at 6 […]

SHINIQUE SMITH AND HAMZA WALKER

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In conjunction with SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE (curated by Essence Harden, at CAAM), Smith and Hamza Walker will talk about the artist’s work and “its intersections with both contemporary art and social justice advocacy through the arts.”*   SHINIQUE SMITH and HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm. SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE, through September 9. CALIFORNIA […]

BEVERLY JOHNSON IN CONVERSATION

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In conjunction with the exhibition ICONS OF STYLE—A CENTURY OF FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY, 1911–2011, Beverly Johnson will join Cheryl Tiegs and Patricia Velasquez for ICONS SPEAK—MODELS ON FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY. ICONS SPEAK—MODELS ON FASHION PHOTOGRAPHY Wednesday, August 1, at 7 pm. HAROLD WILLIAMS AUDITORIUM, GETTY CENTER, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood, Los Angeles. getty.edu/event getty.edu Above: Cheryl Tiegs […]

HELEN MOLESWORTH AT UCLA

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Helen Molesworth will be teaching a class at UCLA this fall. Last month she gave the commencement address at the university’s School of the Arts and Architecture: “Thank you. Thank you, Dean [Brett] Steele, for the invitation to speak today to the UCLA faculty and staff, to the families and friends of the students gathered […]