Viewing articles tagged with 'Los Angeles'

Regen Projects, 6750 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90038, USA

Christina Quarles: But I Woke Jus’ Tha Same

Change'll Come (Eventually)

‘But I Woke Jus’ Tha Same’ is a solo exhibition featuring Christina Quarles’ new paintings and drawings in which she explores how bodies interact in social environments. At first glance, her command of a rich artistic language—gestural and controlled, textured and flat, biomorphic and angular—makes her work immediately intriguing. Review by Vivian Chun-Wei Lin

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The Geffen Contemporary At MOCA, 152 N Central Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90012, USA

Adrián Villar Rojas: The Theater of Disappearance

MOCA presents Adrián Villar Rojas: The Theater of Disappearance, a site-specific installation inside The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA’s warehouse space. Villar Rojas (b. 1980, Rosario, Argentina) has built a singular practice by creating environments and objects that seem to be in search of their place in time. Villar Rojas’s interventions beckon viewers to consider fragments that exist in a slippery space between the future, the past, and an alternate reality in the present. With his post-human artworks, Villar Rojas posits the question: What happens after the end of art?

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Commonwealth & Council, 3006 W 7th St #220 Los Angeles CA 90005

Danielle Dean: a shoe, a phone, a castle

Danielle Dean: a shoe, a phone, a castle, installation view at Commonwealth & Council, 2017

In her solo exhibition at Commonwealth & Council, Danielle Dean draws from Gold Coast trade history, YouTube self-branding, and Nike product reviews to examine media's role in upholding oppressive ideologies, revealing the pervasive thread of violence in history. From the press release.

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Hannah Hoffman Gallery, 1010 N Highland Avenue, Los Angeles 90038

A Change of Heart

Installation view: A Change of Heart, curated by Chris Sharp, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, 2016

The exhibition, ‘A Change of Heart’, curated by Chris Sharp at Hannah Hoffman Gallery, examines and celebrates flowers and our natural fascination with them, focusing on artwork created from the 1960s onward. Review by Hyunjee Nicole Kim

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Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015, Installation View at the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

'UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015' is the most comprehensive midcareer survey of the work of the Los Angeles–based artist and writer to date, featuring 125 drawings, collages, paintings, and video installations.

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The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, 152 North Central Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012

From the archive: William Pope.L: Trinket

Installation view of William Pope.L: Trinket, March 20–June 28, 2015 at The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA

Through Pope.L’s intervention, the trinket is situated as what is shared among us—clumsy or privileged, embodied or discarded; trinkets bind us together. Review by Rusty Van Riper

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Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 6006 Washington Boulevard, Culver City, California 90232

Chloe Piene: Valkyrie

Valkyrie, Installation View

Susanne Vielmetter Projects presents a series of new work by New York based Chloe Piene - an artist known for her evocative figurative drawings and powerful video work.

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA, 90036

Pierre Huyghe

Pierre Huyghe, Untilled, 2011-12

In search of what the artist has termed a “non-knowledge zone,” Huyghe approaches an existing system—such as an institution, a situation, or an area of knowledge—and creates a speculative proposition: a “what could be.”

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Von Lintel Gallery, 2685 South La Cienega Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90034, USA

Canan Tolon: LIKE

Exhibition view

Canan Tolon's paintings and drawings are exercises in perception, suspended between truth and illusion, stasis and flux.

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