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N. KATHERINE HAYLES — THE POSTHUMAN

Artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and the accelerated evolution of the species as seen through the recent films of Alex Garland—Ex Machina and Annihilation—are the topics of a Wednesday talk at Redcat by literature professor N. Katherine Hayles, the author of How We Became Posthuman. On Saturday, Hayles will give the closing presentation of the day-long […]

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DENEUVE’S SAINT LAURENT

They met in 1966 on the set of Belle de Jour—each making indelible contributions to Luis Buñuel’s masterpiece—and the following year she was the first to wear the designer’s “le smoking” tuxedo. In the decades that followed, the relationship between Catherine Deneuve and Yves Saint Laurent bridged friendship, creative expression, and commerce—she was his greatest ambassador. For Thursday’s […]

ON FLORA MAYO

FLORA—a double-sided film installation by Teresa Hubbard and Alexander Birchler at LACMA—reconstructs the lost history and œuvre of Flora Mayo, the American artist usually associated with Alberto Giacometti. Also on view: a photographic reproduction and reconstruction of Mayo’s no-longer-extant sculpture Bust. TERESA HUBBARD/ALEXANDER BIRCHLER—FLORA Through April 7. LACMA 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. Top: Teresa Hubbard and Alexander […]

LARS MÜLLER AT UCLA

Publisher, designer, and educator Lars Müller will give a Department of Design Media Arts lecture this week at UCLA.   LARS MÜLLER Tuesday, January 22, at 6 pm. Broad Art Center, UCLA 240 Charles E. Young Drive North, Los Angeles. Image credit: Lars Müller Publishers.

ON JÖRG IMMENDORFF

“One day, I entered one of [Immendorff’s] cafés—and since then there has been no end to my slipping on the glass-smooth parquet of these paintings again and again and bouncing off the tables.” — Catherine Millet Critic, editor, and memoirist Catherine Millet will give a talk on Jörg Immendorff, followed by a Q & A […]