Burroughs described [Mexico] as a place of vicious queers. Artaud, as a country that would destroy the West. Artaud was right. -Heriberto Yepez That quote opens the pamphlet primer to The Border Again, an exhibition of Tijuana-based artists and artists for whom the California-Mexico border is a creative influence, currently on view at Human Resources. […]
Singer-songwriter John Grant took a break from touring is new album, “Pale Green Ghosts”, to play a packed house at the Hammer Museum last week. A break from his new electronically-influenced sound, reflecting the influence of long-time collaborator (and Hercules & Love Affair frontman) Andy Butler, to play beautiful and melodic ballads on piano. Grant’s […]
Josephine Pryde: These are just things I say, They are not my opinions. These Are Just Things I Say, They Are Not My Opinions is a new exhibition of British artist Josephine Pryde, an artist known primarily for her work with photography, though she often presents work with sculptural elements. Pryde plays with different photographic […]
A survey of photo and video works by the late artist Bas Jan Ader is currently on view at Meliksetian Briggs gallery in West Hollywood, in honor of the 40th anniversary of the artist’s death. From the exhibition statement: The reception of Bas Jan Ader’s oeuvre has been strongly conditioned by the mythology surrounding his […]
Good morning with Babe Ruth.
This week, we passed by Blum & Poe to see Alma Allen‘s exhibition; we listened Hurricane performed by MS MR; we learned about Alice Könitz‘s work; we walked in the Mojave Desert; we visited Carl Kay’s buildings in hollywood hills and we talked about ‘a woman under the influence‘ a movie by John Cassavetes.