Category Archives: PHOTOGRAPHY


ACID-FREE is back at Blum & Poe. Join nearly 100 publishers and galleries for a full weekend of talks, readings, signings, music, food, drink, and—of course—books and publications for perusal and sale.

This year, PARIS LA is happy to share a table with F magazine

See link below for schedule and details.


Friday through Sunday, November 1, 2, and 3.

Blum & Poe

2727 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles.

From top: PARIS LA 16, inside cover photograph of Michèle Lamy by Katerina Jebb; F magazine, no. 8; Kate Zambreno, Appendix Project, Semiotext(e) ; Animal Shelter 5, edited by Hedi El Kholti and Chris Kraus, Semiotext(e); Huma Bhabha, They Live, David Kordansky; Andrea Büttner, David Kordansky; K8 Hardy, How To: Untitled Runway Show, DoPe Press (2); Alex Hubbard, Eat Your Friends, DoPe Press. Images courtesy and © the artists, galleries, photographers, and publishers.


Some people feel they are a man trapped in a woman’s body. Some people feel they are a woman trapped in a man’s body. A pandrogyne just feels trapped in a body.Genesis Breyer P-orridge, 2019

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge—co-founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, and co-author of Brion Gysin: His Name Was Master—presents PANDROGENY I & II—AN OUTER BODY EXHIBITION, h/er first California art show, in collaboration with Tom of Finland and Lethal Amounts.


Through November 24.

Tom of Finland House

1421 Laveta Terrace, Echo Park, Los Angeles.

Lethal Amounts

1226 West 7th Street, Westlake, Los Angeles.

See Breyer P-Orridge interview with Emily Colucci.

From top: Genesis P-Orridge, Untitled (self-portrait), 2004, Polaroid; Genesis and Lady Jaye Breyer P-Orridge; Pandrogeny I & II invitation; P-Orridge playing with Throbbing Gristle at the YMCA, London, August 3, 1979, photograph by David Corio/Redferns; Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, photograph by Peter Dibdin. Images courtesy and © Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, the photographers, the Tom of Finland Foundation, and Lethal Amounts.


What does a feminist exhibition on masculinity look like? This was the question asked by curators Eva Birkenstock, Michelle Cotton, and Nikola Dietrich while organizing MASKULINITÄTEN, their three-part exhibition now open in Bonn, Cologne, and Düsseldorf.

The Bonn section—curated by Cotton, head of Artistic Programmes and Content at Mudam, Luxembourg—includes work by Lynda Benglis, Judith Bernstein, Alexandra Bircken, Patricia L. Boyd, Jana Euler, Hal FischerEunice Golden, Richard Hawkins, Jenny Holzer, Hudinilson Jr., Allison Katz, Mahmoud Khaled, Hilary Lloyd, Sarah Lucas, Robert Morris, D’Ette Nogle, Puppies Puppies (Jade Kuriki Olivo), Bea Schlingelhoff, and Anita Steckel.

The Cologne section—curated by Dietrich, director of the Kölnischer Kunstverein—includes Georgia Anderson & David Doherty & Morag Keil & Henry Stringer, Louis Backhouse, Olga Balema, Gerry Bibby, Juliette Blightman, Anders Clausen, Enrico David, Jonathas de Andrade, Jimmy DeSana, Hedi El Kholti, Hilary Lloyd, Shahryar Nashat, Carol Rama, Bea Schlingelhoff, Heji Shin, Evelyn Taocheng Wang, Carrie Mae Weems, Marianne Wex, Martin Wong, and Katharina Wulff.

The presentation in Düsseldorf—curated by Birkenstock, director of the Kunstverein for the Rheinland and Westfalen, Düsseldorf—features the work of Vito Acconci, The Agency, Keren Cytter, Vaginal Davis, Nicole Eisenman, Andrea Fraser, keyon gaskin with Samiya Bashir, sidony o’neal & Adee Roberson, Philipp GuflerAnnette Kennerley, Sister Corita Kent, Jürgen Klauke, Jutta Koether, Tetsumi Kudo, Klara LidénHenrik Olesen, D.A. Pennebaker & Chris Hegedus, Josephine Pryde, Lorenzo Sandoval, Julia Scher, Agnes Scherer, Bea Schlingelhoff, Katharina Sieverding, Nancy Spero, and Evelyn Taocheng Wang.

MASKULINITÄTEN will be accompanied by a catalogue published by Koenig Books, with contributions by—among others—CAConrad, Nelly Gawellek, Chris Kraus, Quinn Latimer, Kerstin Stakemeier, Marlene Streeruwitz, and Änne Söll.


Through November 24.

Bonner Kunstverein

Hochstadenring 22, Bonn.

Kölnischer Kunstverein

Hahnenstrasse 6, Cologne.

Kunstverein Düsseldorf

Grabbeplatz 4, Düsseldorf.

Maskulinitäten, a co-operation of the Bonner Kunstverein, Kölnischem Kunstverein, and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, September 1–November 24, 2019. Cologne installation photographs by Mareike Tocha, except second from top and fourth from bottom, by Katja Illner. Images courtesy and © the artists, the institutions, and the photographers.


BEFORE EASTER AFTER—photographer Lynn Goldsmith’s deluxe collaboration with Patti Smith—is forthcoming from Taschen.

This week, join Goldsmith and Smith for a public conversation and live performance.


Friday, October 25, at 7 pm.

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago—Edlis Neeson Theater

220 East Chicago Avenue (use Pearson Street entrance), Chicago.

Lynn Goldsmith and Patti Smith, Before Easter After, 2019, Taschen; book cover image (third from top); Smith with Lenny Kaye (above); Patti Smith—Easter cover, 1978 (below). Images courtesy and © Lynn Goldsmith, Patti Smith, and Taschen. Photograph of Smith and Goldsmith signing books at Taschen launch in Beverly Hills, October 8, 2019, courtesy and © Charley Gallay and Taschen.


Shirin Neshat is in Los Angeles for the opening of SHIRIN NESHAT—I WILL GREET THE SUN AGAIN—her retrospective at The Broad, curated by Ed Schad—as well as several public events around town.

On Saturday, as part of the ARRAY 360° festival, she will join Garrett Bradley for a discussion and screenings of their new films—LAND OF DREAMS (2019, Neshat) and AMERICA (2019, Bradley)—and on Sunday at the Colburn School, Neshat and her longtime collaborators Shoja Azari, Sussan Deyhim, and Ghasem Ebrahimian will participate in a conversation and music event as part of The Broad’s Un-Private Collection series.


Saturday, October 19, at 3 pm.

ARRAY Creative Campus

180 Glendale Boulevard, Echo Park, Los Angeles.


Sunday, October 20, at 6 pm.

Colburn School, Zipper Hall

200 South Grand Avenue, downtown Los Angeles.

From top: Shirin Neshat, photograph by Rodolfo Martinez; Shirin Neshat, I Will Greet the Sun Again exhibition catalog by Ed Schad, cover image courtesy Prestel; Neshat, Sarah, 2016, single-channel video installation; Neshat, Roja, 2016, single-channel video installation; Neshat, Offered Eyes, 1993; Garrett Bradley, America (2019), still. Images courtesy and © the artists, photographers, publishers, and Gladstone Gallery.