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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 […]

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 […]

THE EXPANDED GRAPHICS OF HAMILTON AND HOCKNEY

The paintings, drawings, and photographs on view in HOCKNEY/HAMILTON—EXPANDED GRAPHICS—an exhibition in Cologne of the early work of Richard Hamilton and David Hockney—are enhanced by two 25-minute shorts by art-film innovator James Scott. LOVE’S PRESENTATION (1966) follows Hockney as he created his Il­lus­tra­tions for Four­teen Po­ems by C.P. Ca­va­fy series, and RICHARD HAMILTON (1969) “brings the […]

JORDAN CASTEEL

Jordan Casteel—two of whose paintings are part of ONE DAY AT A TIME at MOCA—will discuss the exhibition at the museum during a public tour this weekend. And Casteel’s museum show RETURNING THE GAZE will open in Denver next month. JORDAN CASTEEL ON ONE DAY AT A TIME—MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART Sunday, January 20, […]

ART IN THE AGE OF THE ANTHROPOCENE

“While geological epochs are known as products of slow change, the Anthropocene has been characterized by speed. Runaway climate change, rising water, surging population, non-stop extinction, and expanding technologies compress our breathless sense of space and time.”* Organized around seven themes—Deluge, Raw Material, Consumption, Extinction, Symbiosis and Multispecies, Justice, and Imaginary Futures—the traveling exhibition THE WORLD […]

ANTON VIDOKLE IN CONVERSATION

In conjunction with the exhibition ANTON VIDOKLE—IMMORTALITY FOR ALL: A FILM TRILOGY ON RUSSIAN COSMISM, the artist and e-flux editor will join Adam Khalil for a conversation. Scored to music by John Cale and Éliane Radigue, the three parts of the trilogy—THIS IS COSMOS (2014), THE COMMUNIST REVOLUTION WAS CAUSED BY THE SUN (2015), and IMMORTALITY AND RESURRECTION […]

BAUHAUS POLITICS

Join Arjun Appadurai, Regina Bittner, Beatriz Colomina, Theresia Enzensberger, Jesko Fezer, Thomas Flierl, Benjamin Förster-Baldenius, Ayşe Güleç, Dorothee Halbrock, Ulrike Hamann, Christian Hiller, Joy Kristin Kalu, Özcan Karadeniz, Bianca Klose, Klaus Lederer, Gisela Mackenroth, Jacobus North, Anh-Linh Ngo, Marion von Osten, Philipp Oswalt, Stefan Rettich, Bernd Scherer, Schroeter und Berger, Justus H. Ulbricht, and Mark Wigley for an […]