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REMOTE CASTRATION

How the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements “resonate with a trajectory of feminist thought in contemporary art” is reflected in REMOTE CASTRATION, the new group show at LAXART curated by Catherine Taft. Artists include John Altoon, Nancy Buchanan, Kathryn Garcia, Daniel T Gaitor-Lomack, Jenny Holzer, Nova Jiang, Paul McCarthy, Jahni Moore, Sue Williams, Benjamin Weissman. […]

PORTABLE ART AT HAUSER & WIRTH

Organized by Celia Forner, Hauser & Wirth presents the Portable Art Project in Los Angeles, an exhibition of wearable objects commissioned from a range of artists, including Louise Bourgeois, John Baldessari, Phyllida Barlow, Stefan Brüggemann, Subodh Gupta, Mary Heilmann, Andy Hope 1930, Cristina Iglesias, Matthew Day Jackson, Bharti Kher, Nate Lowman, Paul McCarthy, Caro Niederer, […]

LORNA SIMPSON AT ARCO

In a exhibition inspired by the phrase “Those who dance are thought to be insane by those who cannot not hear the music,” Hauser & Wirth will show the work of Lorna Simpson, Geta Brătescu, Louise Bourgeois, Stefan Brüggemann, Martin Creed, Philip Guston, Paul McCarthy, Fausto Melotti, Djordje Ozbolt, Lygia Pape, Pipilotti Rist, Dieter Roth, David […]

PIERRE GUYOTAT’S IN THE DEEP

“He has a powerful hieratic appearance and you feel you are in the presence of a priest of Baal—or perhaps he is Baal. He’s stark raving mad but a very gifted writer who staked out the extreme limits of how far you can go….Guyotat is one of the very few geniuses of our day.” — […]

THE LARRY CLARK COLLECTION

“Symbols are more meaningful than things themselves.”—  Jenny Holzer, from Truisms, in LARRY CLARK—WHITE TRASH Larry Clark is one of the great New York collectors, and the walls of his Tribeca loft present an ever-changing gallery of the art he has bought, traded, been given by friends, or created himself over the last half century. LARRY […]

THE WAREHOUSE EYES OF JASON RHOADES

The daily mundanity of Los Angeles (or any other city) cannot be appreciated while riding in a car. In the slog of walking north on Alameda from 8th Street, on my way to the Arts District, I stopped at a warehouse/storefront—one of hundreds in the area—selling shelf upon shelf of objects, as far as the […]