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MIRA DANCY

“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 […]

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"PARIS LA is born of shared perspectives. It’s a project, like a love story, that comes from the feeling of being in one place, thinking about another. A place between two cities, between scenes, between people, that exists only in the space of our imagination. In Paris, dreaming of the Pacific. Speaking French in LA. And it’s as true as a clear blue sky above us."—Dorothée Perret, Founder Editor (Paris, November 9, 2008)

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FAITH RINGGOLD IN CONVERSATION

Join Faith Ringgold and her daughter Michele Wallace in conversation as they discuss the timeframe captured in the exhibition WE WANTED A REVOLUTION—BLACK RADICAL WOMEN, 1965–1985, which closes this weekend at CAAM. This event will be moderated by Erin Christovale, assistant curator at the Hammer Museum.   FAITH RINGGOLD IN CONVERSATION, Saturday, January 14, at 1:30 […]

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ISAAC JULIEN AT FOG

On Saturday afternoon, London artist and filmmaker Isaac Julien will join UC Berkeley professor Shannon Jackson for a conversation on “global play” at FOG ART + DESIGN 2018. Julien’s film work includes Looking for Langston (1989), Frantz Fanon—Black Skin, White Mask (1995), and Ten Thousand Waves (2010).   ISAAC JULIEN IN CONVERSATION, Saturday, January 13, at 4 pm. […]

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LIGIA LEWIS AT REDCAT

In MINOR MATTER—part two of her Blue, Red, and White trilogy that began with Sorrow Swag—dancer-choreographer Ligia Lewis and her dancers Jonathan Gonzalez and Tiran Willemse interrogate the color red as a medium between love and rage.  “[With this piece] I knew that I was working specifically with a very strong relationship to space, so […]

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FELLOW TRAVELERS

“At the height of the McCarthy era in 1950s Washington, D.C., recent college grad Timothy Laughlin is eager to join the crusade against Communism. A chance encounter with handsome State Department official Hawkins Fuller leads to Tim’s first job, an illicit love affair with a man, and an entanglement that will end in a stunning act of betrayal.”* […]