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THE VIEW UPSTAIRS AT CELEBRATION

“I love this busted-ass bar.” — Wes, in The View Upstairs THE VIEW UPSTAIRS, an off-Broadway triumph earlier this year, has made a welcome transfer to the Celebration Theatre in Hollywood for its West Coast premiere. Max Vernon’s musical—directed by Michael A. Shepperd—is set in a dive bar in New Orleans in 1973 (and 2017), […]

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The Red Shoes

RED SHOES — BIG SCREEN

When the British film THE RED SHOES first opened in 1948, it was largely met with indifference in its home country. But upon its release in Manhattan, it played continuously for two years, and during the Los Angeles engagement, an MGM contract player went to see the film once a week for a year. In […]

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HELEN ESCOBEDO

Helen Escobedo (1943–2010) was a sculptor, painter, installation artist, printmaker, writer, performance artist, lecturer, curator, and museum director. In Mexico City—in her capacity as the director of the Department of Museums and Galleries at UNAM, and later as the director of the Museo de Arte Moderno—Escobedo expanded the boundaries of what an art exhibition could be. […]

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ABSTRACT FIGURATION

Earlier this year, former Interview editor and Vanity Fair special correspondent Bob Colacello made his curatorial debut with THE AGE OF AMBIGUITY: ABSTRACT FIGURATION/FIGURATIVE ABSTRACTION at the Vito Schnabel Gallery in St. Moritz. The catalogue—published by Schnabel, with text by Colacello—is an 82-page hardcover featuring work by Jean-Michel Basquiat, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Jeff Elrod, Jacqueline Humphries, […]

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GROUP SHOW AT HUMAN RESOURCES

SUPERCALIFORNIAGILISTICEXPIALIBODCIOUS is a group show of “mostly large paintings, displayed salon style” at Human Resources, Los Angeles. Artists included in the exhibition are: Asher Hartman, BenWhite, Christine Wang, Devon Tsuno, Guan Rong, Iris Yirei Hu, Jemima Wyman, John Bertel, Katie Herzog (with AndrewChoate), Kristin Calabrese, Sarita Dougherty, and Trulee Hall. SUPERCALIFORNIAGILISTICEXPIALIBODCIOUS, through September 10. HUMAN RESOURCES, 410 […]