Category Archives: CONVERSATION

JOHN GIORNO AT WARHOL DRAWINGS PANEL

A trove of over 150 drawings by Andy Warhol—now on view at the New York Academy of Art—trace nearly four decades of work by the hand of the artist who wanted to be a machine.

This week—in conjunction with ANDY WARHOL: BY HAND—join curator and Warhol associate Vincent Fremont, curator Donna De Salvo, and poet, artist, and Warhol actor John Giorno for a panel discussion on the exhibition, moderated by curator and New York Academy of Art president David Kratz.

ANDY WARHOL: BY HAND—

DRAWINGS 1950s–1980s

JOHN GIORNO, DONNA DE SALVO, and VINCENT FREMONT panel

Monday, February 11, at 6:30 pm.

Exhibition runs through March 10.

New York Academy of Art

111 Franklin Street, New York City.

From top: Andy Warhol, Two Male Heads; Andy Warhol, Self Portrait, 1986 synthetic polymer paint on paper; Andy Warhol, Mick Jagger, 1975; Andy Warhol, Serious Girl, circa 1954, ink and graphite on paper. Images courtesy the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc., licensed by Artists Rights Society (ARS).


JENNY SAVILLE IN CONVERSATION

This weekend join Jenny Saville, painter of the body politic, in conversation with curator Claudia Schmuckli.

The talk will open the day-long symposium SITUATIONAL—THE BODY IN CONTEMPORARY PAINTING.

JENNY SAVILLE and CLAUDIA SCHMUCKLI

Saturday, February 9, at from 10 am to 11:30 am.

San Francisco Art Institute

Osher Lecture Hall

800 Chestnut Street, San Francisco.

From top: Jenny SavilleJenny SavilleRed Fates, 2018, oil on canvas; Jenny Saville, Red Stare Collage, 2007–09. © Jenny Saville, images photographed by Mike Bruce, and courtesy the artist, the photographer, and Gagosian.

PERMANENT GREEN LIGHT

Dennis Cooper and Zac Farley will be on hand to talk about their film PERMANENT GREEN LIGHT when it screens in downtown L.A. this week.

The film stars Benjamin Sulpice, Théo Cholbi, O.B. De Alessi, Sylvain Decloitre, Julien Fayeulle, Katya Petrowick, and Milo Riquart,

A performance by Puce Mary and reception will close out the evening.

PERMANENT GREEN LIGHT

Thursday, February 7, at 7:30 pm.

Civic Center Studios

207 South Broadway, Suite 1, downtown Los Angeles.

Zac Farley and Dennis Cooper, Permanent Green Light (2018), film stills. Images courtesy the filmmakers.

LUCAS BLALOCK

Lucas Blalock—whose work “highlight[s] his technical footprints within an image”—will give the Handtmann Photography Lecture at USC this week.*

A week later AN ENORMOUS OAR—Blalock’s first solo museum show—will open in downtown Los Angeles, presenting over twenty works from the last five years.

Blalock will join ICA LA curator and exhibition organizer Jamillah James for a conversation in mid-February.

LUCAS BLALOCK—HANDTMANN LECTURE

Tuesday, February 5, at 6 pm.

MFA Art Building, USC

3001 South Flower Street, Los Angeles.

LUCAS BLALOCK—AN ENORMOUS OAR*

February 10 through July 21.

LUCAS BLALOCK IN CONVERSATION WITH JAMILLAH JAMES

Sunday, February 17, at 3 pm.

Institute of Contemporary Art

1717 East 7th Street, downtown Los Angeles.

From top: Lucas Blalock, Conch and Berries and, 2015–17, archival inkjet print; Lucas Blalock, Emile, Man of the Future, 2016–17, archival inkjet print; Lucas Blalock, Dancing Girl, 2016; Lucas Blalock, The Sleepers, 2016, archival inkjet print. Images courtesy the artist, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich and New York, and ICA, Los Angeles.

PIERRE GUYOTAT AND CHRISTOPH VON WEYHE

On the opening weekend of Pierre Guyotat and Christoph von Weyhe’s exhibition SCENES AND STAGES, The Box presents a conversation with the artists, followed by the panel PIERRE GUYOTAT IN LOS ANGELES with Sylvère Lotringer, Paul McCarthy, Ariana Reines, and Noura Wedell.

PIERRE GUYOTAT AND CHRISTOPH VON WEYHE—SCENES AND STAGES

Through March 30.

PIERRE GUYOTAT AND CHRISTOPH VON WEYHE IN CONVERSATION

PIERRE GUYOTAT IN LOS ANGELES panel

Sunday, February 3, from 1 pm to 4 pm.

The Box

805 Traction Avenue, downtown Los Angeles.

From top: Pierre Guyotat, Untitled, pen and colored pencil on graph paper; Christoph von Weyhe, 7.3.2009, 2009, acrylic on canvas, photograph by Laurence Godart; Pierre Guyotat, Untitled, 2017, pen, colored pencil, gouache, pastel, graphite on paper. Images courtesy the artists and The Box.