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SOMETIMES MAYBE : MARGARET LEE

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Margaret Lee Sometimes Maybe The Green Gallery | 125 N. Harvey Ave., Oak Park, IL 60302 Transitions are not always easy and it might be fair to say that often times they are difficult. It’s hard to know the best course of action. Tenacity helps but sometimes it’s ok to settle into the maybe. Drawings […]

LUCIO FONTANA AT MAM

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Last days. Beautiful. You should have a look.

THE SAVAGE EYE

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Last week, the summer film series, My Atlas, presented by The Clockshop, screened the 1959 film The Savage Eye. The Savage Eye is a gorgeous black and white film that is part docu-essay, part drama. It was shot on weekends over the course of three years. The film follows a divorced woman as she wanders around […]

PETER HUJAR AT MAUREEN PALEY

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In her introduction to Portraits in Life and Death, Susan Sontag wrote, ‘… Fleshed and moist-eyed friends and acquaintances stand, sit, slouch, mostly lie – and are made to appear to meditate on their own mortality… Peter Hujar knows that portraits in life are always, also, portraits in death.’ MAUREEN PALEY 21 Herald Street London […]

HOUR OF POWER REDUX WITH LASECA AT MACHINE PROJECT TONIGHT

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Tonight! Tuesday August 19th at 8pm Machine Project | 1200-D North Alvarado Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026 HOUR OF POWER REDUX WITH LOS ANGELES SEMINARY FOR CIVIC AND EMBODIED ART Tonight, Machine Project hosts an evening of powerpoint presentations from the students of Fritz Haeg’s Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art (LASECA). Short and sweet, […]

ANOTHER CATS SHOW

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In the wake of this summer’s Alex Katz exhibition at 356 Mission, and last summer’s popular The Cat Show at White Columns in NYC, is Another Cats Show at 356 Mission. The exhibition opened on Saturday night, and as predicted, and confirmed by the turnout – people love cats! The exhibition features hundreds of artworks centered on […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUGUST 11-15, 2014

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This week on the blog we discovered, the wonderful public library collection at the Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, CA, and the lotus bed in Echo Park Lake. We shared photos of Oscar Tuazon’s Live Steam Shift Whistle on The Downs, Bristol, UK, Joe Bradley’s exhibition at Le Consortium, art group Gelitin’s cave art in Costa Rica, and […]