Art Monster: An Introduction

Art Monster: An Introduction

“My plan was never to get married. I was going to be an art monster instead. Women almost never become art monsters because art monsters…
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Melanie Pullen, Phones, 2005.

Melanie Pullen: Pictures of Passion

The Photographer Talks About Insomnia, Ace Gallery and her Soda Pop Boys

Melanie Pullen invites me into her sunny apartment as she cleans up from a party the night before, “This is why I left New York!”…
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Audrey Wollen’s Feminist Instagram World

Audrey Wollen’s Feminist Instagram World

Sad Song

One of Los Angeles–based artist Audrey Wollen’s Instagram posts features an undated 1890s painting in which a nude woman reclines, examining herself in a mirror…
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Devon Tsuono, Invasive Horticulture (Los Angeles River), 2015

SECOND WAVE: Aesthetics of the ’80s in Today’s Contemporary Art

Interview with Curator Jennifer Frias

It’s not every day that a public university art museum, outside the Hammer Museum, features an amazing show with cutting-edge artists. So when I saw…
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LACA archive

Los Angeles Contemporary Archive (LACA)

The Recorder Was Left On, or The Closer I Get To The End The More I Rewrite The Beginning

When I enter the Los Angeles Contemporary Archive for the first time, I know that I have not viewed art in any space like it…
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