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KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER

Kahlil Joseph’s FLY PAPER—now on view at MOCA/PDC in West Hollywood—is a companion piece to ONE DAY AT A TIME—MANNY FARBER AND TERMITE ART downtown. ONE DAY AT A TIME—KAHLIL JOSEPH’S FLY PAPER Through February 24. MOCA Pacific Design Center, 8687 Melrose Avenue, West Hollywood. Kahlil Joseph, Fly Paper, 2017, featuring Ben Vereen. Images courtesy the artist […]

KAHLIL JOSEPH — FLY PAPER

KAHLIL JOSEPH—SHADOW PLAY, Joseph’s first solo show in New York City, features the premiere of FLY PAPER (2017), a film installation that pays tribute to Roy DeCarava (1919–2009)—photographer of jazz and Harlem life—and “extends DeCarava’s virtuosity with chiaroscuro effects to the moving image and brings together a range of film and digital footage to contemplate the dimensions of […]

LA NOTTE AT THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

Through the end of the 1950s, the bourgeois protagonists of Michelangelo Antonioni’s films actively engaged their surroundings and maintained some sense of control. Everything changed in 1960. The surroundings became monolithic and oppressive, and the world took notice as the great modernist director—in a series of films featuring Monica Vitti—cast an excoriating eye on the […]

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

“Colors, like scents, are a royal road from the outside world to our emotions.” — Peter Schjeldahl* The Underground Museum—founded in Los Angeles in 2012 by artists Noah Davis and Karon Davis—is dedicated to the exhibition of museum-quality art, and serving as a cultural hub for low-to-moderate-income communities. According to UM director Megan Steinman, the […]