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BARBARA T. SMITH IN CONVERSATION

Join installation and performance art legend Barbara T. Smith this weekend for an Artists on Art event at LACMA.

Smith will choose artwork from the Photography and Prints & Drawings collections to display in the Study Center, and discuss how her selections relate to her practice.

ARTISTS ON ART—BARBARA T. SMITH

Saturday, January 12, at 2 pm.

LACMA

5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

From top: Barbara T. Smith making the molds for Field Piece, Los Angeles, 1968; Smith, The Way To Be, 1972, performance, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; overhead view of Smith’s Field Piece at Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, 1971, photograph by Boris Sojka. Images courtesy the artist and Getty Research Institute.

ARTISTS’ BOOKS AT THE GETTY

A book with a Plexiglas exterior stands upright with the cover open to reveal distressed pages of plastic-sealed cheese. The title poetrie appears in lowercase letters across the top of the first page.

A beautiful new exhibition of artists’ books is up now at the Getty Center.

The exhibition includes books by Nobuyoshi Araki, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Tauba Auerbach, Raffaele de Bernardi, Sandow Birk, Andrea Bowers, Chris Burden, Jan Činčera, Johanna Drucker, Dave Eggers, Felipe Ehrenberg, Olafur Eliasson, Timothy C. Ely, Barbara Fahrner, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Jennifer A. González, Katharina Grosse, Robert Heinecken, Leandro Katz, Ellsworth Kelly, Daniel E. Kelm, Anselm Kiefer, Monika Kulicka, Sol LeWitt, Russell Maret, Didier Mutel, Katherine Ng, Clemente Padín, Felicia Rice, Dieter Roth, Ed Ruscha, Christopher Russell, Barbara T. Smith, Keith A. Smith, Buzz Spector, Beth Thielen, Gustavo Vazquez, Cecilia Vicuña, Ines von Ketelhodt, Zachary James Watkins, William Wegman, and Tian Wei.

 

ARTISTS AND THEIR BOOKS–BOOKS AND THEIR ARTISTS, through October 28.

GETTY CENTER—RESEARCH INSTITUTE, 1200 Getty Center Drive, Brentwood, Los Angeles.

getty.edu/event

Above: PoetrieDieter Roth, 1967. The Getty Research Institute. © Dieter Roth Estate. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth.

Below: Stab/Ghost, Tauba Auerbach, 2013. The Getty Research Institute. © Tauba Auerbach. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York.

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