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PETER HUJAR AT MAUREEN PALEY

Paul Thek Outside Oakleyville House, 1966

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 […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUGUST 11-15, 2014

'Seafood,' collage on paper, © Sammy Slabbinck 2013

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 […]

207 PHOTOGRAMS, MARIA EISL

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Book of the summer 207 Photograms Maria Eisl Edition of 3 248 pages 22 X 29 cm Hard Cover    

WOLFGANG TILLMANS AT MANIFESTA 10

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This year, Manifesta 10 takes place at the Hermitage Museum on the Neva River in central St. Petersburg, Russia. Wolfgang Tillmans’s work is part of the biennial, and as always it looks amazing. The way the photographs are hung is bright, clever, and meticulous! 28 June – 31 October 2014 St.Petersburg, Russia The State Hermitage Museum

DAVID HORVITZ AT BLUM & POE

David Horvitz
Public Access (El Segundo), 2011-2014
C-print, wikipedia article printout
9 5/8 x 14 5/8 inches
(image www.blumandpoe.com)

David Horvitz has a lovely solo exhibition currently on view at Blum & Poe until August 23rd. The exhibition features two installations. The first, a row of clear glass vessels placed on the floor of the gallery  in a line dividing the space in two, contain clear liquid. The second installation is a series of color photographs […]

ROUTE 66 EXHIBITION AT THE AUTRY

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This weekend I visited the Route 66 exhibition at The Autry in Los Angeles. It was a fun exhibition full of maps, ephemera, road signs, and tchotchkes celebrating the history of Route 66 and highway travel in America.  

JOSHUA TREE

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I recently visited Joshua Tree, where temperatures soured above 110 degrees fahrenheit! With plenty of water in hand, I set off on a few hikes through fields of twisting Joshua Trees and hills of granite boulders. Small desert iguanas dashed across my path and into the shade of rocks. Joshua Tree National Park is a […]