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AA BRONSON IN LONDON

AA Bronson, Felix Partz, and Jorge Zontal were introduced to one another in 1968 in Toronto, and formed the art and activism collective General Idea the following year. To mark the fiftieth anniversary of this meeting, Maureen Paley presents AA BRONSON—GENERAL IDEA. AA BRONSON—GENERAL IDEA Through November 11. Maureen Paley, 21 Herald Street, Bethnal Green, London. […]

WOLFGANG TILLMANS FOR JAHRESRING

For its 64th iteration, Jahresring enlisted Wolfgang Tillmans to guest edit an issue, which the photographer has titled “What is Different?”: “We have known for some time that there are people who feel drawn to esoteric conspiracy theories. What is new, however, is that hard facts are no longer believed by wide segments of the […]

VINCE ALETTI ON PETER HUJAR

Vince Aletti—collector, photography critic, and Peter Hujar’s East Village neighbor and friend—will join David Wojnarowicz biographer Cynthia Carr, author Jonathan D. Katz, and Hujar model and printing lab co-founder Gary Schneider for a conversation about Hujar, in conjunction with the Morgan exhibition of the photographer’s work.   PETER HUJAR—LIFE AND TIMES, Saturday, April 7, at 2 pm. themorgan.org/peter-hujar-life-and-times […]

WEEKLY WRAP UP | AUG. 18-22, 2014

This week we started off with some documentation of Another Cats Show at 356 Mission, Los Angeles, announced an evening of powerpoint presentations at Machine Project by the Los Angeles Seminary for Civic and Embodied Art (LASECA), shared photographs from the Peter Hujar exhibition at Maureen Paley in London, watched the 1959 film The Savage Eye, […]

PETER HUJAR AT MAUREEN PALEY

In her introduction to Portraits in Life and Death, Susan Sontag wrote, ‘… Fleshed and moist-eyed friends and acquaintances stand, sit, slouch, mostly lie – and are made to appear to meditate on their own mortality… Peter Hujar knows that portraits in life are always, also, portraits in death.’ MAUREEN PALEY 21 Herald Street London […]