Category Archives: EDUCATION/ACTIVISM

REIMAGINING EQUALITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Join artist and activist Jerri Allyn, National Women’s Law Center Justice Sarah David Heydemann, UCSB Associate Dean Aida Hurtado, executive director of The Gathering for Justice and activist Carmen Perez-Jordan, Woke Vote creator DeJuana Thompson, Equis Labs co-founder and president Stephanie Valencia, Georgia State Senator Nikema Williams, and writer, editor, and transgender rights activist Raquel Willis for the virtual National Women’s Rights Convention, a full day of conversations “about the interplay of voter suppression, unequal employment and economic opportunities, and womanhood intersections.”*

Presented by LACMA, the event will also include the performance Kristina Wong for Public Office: Live from her Home!  (Wong will reprise this performance on Friday, October 23 for USC‘s Visions and Voices program.)

See link below to r.s.v.p. to Wednesday’s convention.

NATIONAL WOMEN’S RIGHTS CONVENTION—REIMAGINING EQUALITY IN THE 21ST CENTURY*

LACMA

Wednesday, October 14.

9:30 am to 5 pm on the West Coast; 12:30 pm to 8 pm East Coast.

From top: Kristina Wong, Kristina Wong for Public Office, photograph courtesy and © the artist; Nikema Williams, image courtesy and © the Georgia State Senator; DeJuana Thompson, photograph courtesy and © Thompson; Aida Hurtado, photograph courtesy and © Hurtado; Raquel Willis, photograph courtesy and © Willis; Jerri Allyn, photograph courtesy and © Allyn; Stephanie Valencia, photograph courtesy and © Valencia; Carmen Perez-Jordan in January 2017, photograph courtesy and © Perez-Jordan.

RONI HORN IN CONVERSATION

Roni Horn and LACMA director Michael Govan—in conjunction with the museum’s View From Here program—will discuss how “recently acquired artworks…function historically in an encyclopedic collection, and how they provide us with a window into the challenges and joys of art making.”*

To r.s.v.p. for the online conversation, see link below.

VIEW FROM HERE—RONI HORN and MICHAEL GOVAN

LACMA

Friday, October 9.

Noon on the West Coast; 3 pm East Coast.

Roni Horn. Images courtesy and © the artist and Hauser & Wirth.


MEETING THE MAN — JAMES BALDWIN IN PARIS

The 58th New York Film Festival presents a rare screening of the documentary MEETING THE MAN: JAMES BALDWIN IN PARIS.

Directed by Terence Dixon and photographed by Jack Hazan, the 2K restoration will play in Brooklyn—preceding William Klein’s Muhammad Ali: The Greatest—and stream online.

See links below for details.

MEETING THE MAN—JAMES BALDWIN IN PARIS

58th New York Film Festival

Sunday, October 11, at 8 pm.

Brooklyn Drive-In

Brooklyn Army Terminal

80 58th Street, Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

From top: Meeting the Man: James Baldwin in Paris (1971), still, courtesy of Buzzy Enterprises Ltd.; Meeting the Man production photographs (2); Baldwin and Beauford Delaney in Paris, circa 1960, photographer unknown, courtesy and © the estate of Beauford Delaney; James Baldwin, Giovanni’s Room (1956) , cover image courtesy and © Dial Press.

MANIFESTA 13 — V. JOURDAIN AND HUGUES JOURDAIN

INVISIBLE ARCHIVES #7 at Manifesta 13 Marseille is a collaboration between artist V. Jourdain, actor Hugues Jourdain, and the Mémoire des Sexualités, investigating and interpreting the archive of the organization’s local branch.

INVISIBLE ARCHIVES #7

MANIFESTA 13 MARSEILLE

Through October 24.

Tiers QG

57 rue Bernard du Bois, Marseille.

From top: Le gai pied, no. 1, April 1979, image courtesy and © Mémoire des Sexualités; V. Jourdain, Dyke Monument, 2020; V. Jourdain, Les confinées, 2020; Paris Match feature; Hugues Jourdain in Dans ma chambre (2018) (2), photographs by Christophe Raynaud de Lage, images courtesy and © the actor and the photographer; card image courtesy and © Mémoire des Sexualités.

ARTISTS FOR BIDEN FUNDRAISER

Over 100 artists and estates have donated works for a fundraiser supporting Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.* Presented on Platform.art—an initiative developed by David Zwirner—participating galleries include Regen Projects, Jack Shainman, Gladstone, Lehmann Maupin, Petzel, and Marian Goodman, as well as Gemini G.E.L.

Following a virtual kickoff earlier this week with vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris, Carrie Mae Weems, and Catherine Opie, the sale is now live. See link below for details.

ARTISTS FOR BIDEN

October 2–October 8, 2020.

Platform.art

*Participating artists and estates include Marina Adams, Doug Aitken, Richard Aldrich, John Baldessari (donated by Gemini G.E.L.), Alvin Baltrop, Walead Beshty, McArthur Binion, Dike Blair, Sebastian Blanck, Carol Bove, Cecily Brown, George Condo, Patricia Cronin, Sarah Crowner, N. Dash, Tara Donovan, Carroll Dunham, Marcel Dzama, William Eggleston, Rafa Esparza, Shepard Fairey, Rochelle Feinstein, Radamés “Juni” Figueroa​, Spencer Finch, Suzan Frecon, Charles Gaines, Jerrell Gibbs, Sam Gilliam, Joanne Greenbaum, Isca Greenfield-Sanders, Thomas Hager, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Tyler Haughey, Michael Heizer, Carmen Herrera, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Jenny Holzer, Ridley Howard, Alex Hubbard, John Huggins, Ayana V. Jackson, Rashid Johnson, Deborah Kass, KAWS, Ellsworth Kelly, Jon Kessler, Toba Khedoori, Christine Sun Kim, Jeff Koons, Doron Langberg, Liz Larner, Bonnie Lautenberg, An-My Lê, Roy Lichtenstein, Maya Lin, Robert Longo, Emmanuel Lubezki, Brice Marden, Julie Mehretu, Marilyn Minter, Ivan Morley, Rebecca Morris, Vik Muniz, Wangechi Mutu, Jordan Nassar, Alice Neel, Shirin Neshat, Catherine Opie, Angel Otero, Jack Pierson, Lari Pittman, Martin Puryear, Christina Quarles, Robert Rauschenberg (donated by Gemini G.E.L.), Alexis Rockman, Ugo Rondinone, Victoria Roth, Ed Ruscha, Alison Saar, Betye Saar, Fred Sandback, Fanny Sanín, Kenny Scharf, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Amy Sillman, Gary Simmons, Laurie Simmons, Xaviera Simmons, Vaughn Spann, Tavares Strachan, Sarah Sze, Mika Tajima, Kyle Thurman, Fred Tomaselli, Leo Villareal, Charline von Heyl, Carrie Mae Weems, Lawrence Weiner, James Welling, Stanley Whitney, Kehinde Wiley, Chloe Wise, Christopher Wool, Rob Wynne, Lisa Yuskavage, and Andrea Zittel.

From top: Carrie Mae WeemsRemember to Dream, 2020, screenprint on rag paper, printed by Kaleb Hunkele of Standard Art Supply, image courtesy and © the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; Michael Heizer, Blue Diorite, 1981, 89-lb. blue diorite in aluminum frame, image © Michael Heizer, courtesy Agnes Gund, the artist, and Gagosian, photograph by Rob McKeever, donated by a private collector; Carol BoveCoy Satanism, 2020, stainless steel and urethane paint, image courtesy and © the artist and David Zwirner; Liz Larner, Fictile, 2010–2011, ceramic and epoxy, image courtesy and © the artist and Regen Projects; Kyle Thurman, Suggested Occupation 56 (Spring Image, travel nightly), 2020, gouache, graphite, and watercolor on paper in artist’s frame, image courtesy and © the artist and David Lewis; Charline von Heyl, The Sticky Hour, 2018, acrylic and crayon on linen, image courtesy and © the artist and Petzel Gallery; Tavares StrachanWe Are in This Together (Multi),, 2019, neon and transformers, image courtesy and © the artist and Marian Goodman Gallery; Jenny Holzer, selection from Truisms: Abuse of power comes as no surprise, 2015, dark labradorite footstool, image courtesy and © the artist and Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York; Sam Gilliam, Untitled, 2020, watercolor on washi paper, image courtesy and © the artist and David Kordansky Gallery; KAWS, Together, 2017, painted bronze, image courtesy and © the artist; Alvin Baltrop, The Piers (profile portrait), n.d., gelatin silver print, image courtesy and © the Alvin Baltrop Trust, Third Streaming, and Galerie Buchholz; Lari Pittman, Portrait of a Human (Pathos, Ethos, Logos, Kairos #17), 2018, cel vinyl and spray paint on linen on wood panel, image courtesy and © the artist and Regen Projects; Ed RuschaWe (#1), dry pigment and acrylic on paper, 2020, image courtesy and © the artist.