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PAUL MPAGI SEPUYA IN CONVERSATION

Join Paul Mpagi Sepuya for a discussion about his edit of the artwork on display at LACMA’s Study Center, and how it relates to his practice. ARTISTS ON ART—PAUL MPAGI SEPUYA Saturday, December 8, at 2 pm. LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles. Sepuya’s Darkroom Mirror with Roses at Night, a fundraising C-print (below) for Printed […]

MERCE CUNNINGHAM — CLOUDS AND SCREENS

MERCE CUNNINGHAM—CLOUDS AND SCREENS, part of many upcoming worldwide celebrations of the choreographer’s centenary, will be up at LACMA into 2019. The exhibition includes video installations by Charles Atlas and Andy Warhol, as well as two video projections of early dances by Cunningham.   MERCE CUNNINGHAM—CLOUDS AND SCREENS Through March 31. LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, […]

CHARLES WHITE AND HIS CIRCLE

This is the closing weekend for TRUTH & BEAUTY—CHARLES WHITE AND HIS CIRCLE, an exhibition of works by the great draftsman and his friends and colleagues, reflecting White’s working life in Chicago, New York, and Los Angeles—the host cities of his concurrent retrospective. Among White’s circle and included in the show are Romare Bearden, Betye […]

JULIAN SCHNABEL SCREENING AND CONVERSATION

Julian Schnabel brings AT ETERNITY’S GATE, his fifth feature, to LACMA for a screening and conversation. The film—dedicated to Azzedine Alaïa—was co-written by Buñuel collaborator Jean-Claude Carrière, Louise Kugelberg, and Schnabel. Willem Dafoe stars as Vincent Van Gogh, with Rupert Friend as his brother Theo, Emmanuelle Seigner as Madame Ginoux, Mathieu Amalric as Paul Gachet, and Oscar Isaac […]

ORSON WELLES — THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND

Part Barefoot Contessa, part Nashville, part psychedelic head trip—a sixties hangover shot in the seventies, abandoned in the eighties, and finally edited down from over 100 hours of footage to a two-hour cut—Orson Welles’ final film, THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND, is a fascinatingly crass long day’s journey into night: the last fevered hours of […]

ALEX PRAGER’S GRANDE SORTIE

Commissioned by Benjamin Millepied when he was the head of the Paris Opéra Ballet, LA GRANDE SORTIE is Alex Prager’s short film about the audience-performance dichotomy, the psychology of the crowd, and spontaneous, unresolved connections never to be repeated. Join Prager and LACMA director Michael Govan for a post-screening discussion in the museum’s Art Catalogues […]

KEN JACOBS

“[Ken Jacobs], cinema’s master inter- and reinventionist, [has] found yet another way to make the medium new, employing a logarithim to rework a thirty-second fragment of a 1897 Lumière actualité into a seventy-three minute 3D movie wherein space regularly inverts itself. Kinda has to be seen to be believed.” — J. Hoberman on THE GUESTS, Artforum Experimental filmmaker Ken Jacobs […]