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HELEN MOLESWORTH READS ONE DAY AT A TIME

“When I sat in Manny’s lecture hall [in the fall/winter quarter of 1988], I had no inkling of what a curator even did… “And my current understanding of its operations, demanding a constant oscillation between the big picture and the details—the big picture being the institution of the museum and its central role in the […]

CAROLINE SHAW — ANDREW NORMAN — NADIA SIROTA

“When I wrote Partita for 8 Voices, it was like if you had the little box of eight crayons for a long time, and then you suddenly have the box with 64, with the little pencil sharpener in the back, you kind of go all out. “I like writing for string quartet because it’s not […]

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 […]

MALIK GAINES’ ERLKÖNIG

Marking the opening night of JOURNEYS WITH THE INITIATED, Nick Mauss, Pati Hertling, Ulrike Müller, and Ethan Philbrick will join Malik Gaines for a performance of Gaines’ ERLKÖNIG . JOURNEYS WITH THE INITIATED—curated by Yesomi Umolu and Katja Rivera, with the participation of Evan Ifekoya, Grada Kilomba, Tiona Nekkia McClodden, and Virginia de Medeiros—is the New […]

REM KOOLHAAS IN LOS ANGELES

This weekend, Rem Koolhaas will discuss and sign copies of his new book Elements of Architecture—designed in collaboration with Irma Boom—at Taschen in Beverly Hills. REM KOOLHAAS book signing Saturday, November 10, from 5 pm to 6 pm. Taschen 354 North Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. See “Elements: A Walk through the Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale,” […]

HELEN MOLESWORTH AND JONATHAN LETHEM IN CONVERSATION

“I try to take the long view. I think that every epoch has had its fantastical producers. I’m really interested in Manny Farber right now. He had two classifications for art: white elephant art—this huge thing, Stella, Koons, Canova, Cabanel—and termite art: Manet, Moyra Davey. “I try to be sanguine about that quality of what’s […]

DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY — MONUMENTS

DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY—MONUMENTS is now on view at Móran Móran. And see our selection from the show in PARIS LA 16. DAVID BENJAMIN SHERRY—MONUMENTS Through October 27. Móran Móran, 937 North La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles. Top: David Benjamin Sherry, Rio Grande del Norte National Monument, New Mexico, 2018. Monuments installation views and artwork courtesy of the […]