Enid Baxter Blader, THE WEST (a film in three parts), 2012, courtesy of the artist

Facing the Sublime in Water, CA

NOTWITHSTANDING THE RECENT HURRICANE THAT FLOODED New York City’s galleries, the mundane act of pouring four liters of sea water from the nearest shoreline and…
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Amanda Ross-Ho

Amanda Ross-Ho

MOCA Pacific Design Center / Los Angeles

WHETHER ONE THINKS OF AMANDA ROSS-HO AS A SCULPTOR, A photographer, or more broadly, a conceptual artist, it is clear that she applies a deliberate…
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London Calling

London Calling

Phyllida Barlow, “Rift,” a site specific installation in three parts, 2012: Untitled: hoardings, 2012, courtesy the artist and Hauser & Wirth, London, photo by Maksim…
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UNDER THE RADAR

UNDER THE RADAR

UNDER THE RADAR Pearblossom Hwy MIKE OTT’S PEARBLOSSOM HWY REACHES for reality, in a real way, sort of. LA filmmaker’s Mike Ott’s last movie—LiTTLEROCK (2010) was…
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Kerry Tribe, Sam, 2012, Courtesy of the 1301PE, photo by Fredrik Nilsen

Kerry Tribe

1301 PE / Los Angeles

IN HER CURRENT WORK, KERRY TRIBE APPROPRIATES CONTENT from Hollywood films, specifically those shot at the Greystone mansion in Beverly Hills, piecing together dialogue culled…
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PARADISE—TRILOGY: LOVE, FAITH, HOPE

PARADISE—TRILOGY: LOVE, FAITH, HOPE

AUSTRIAN FILMMAKER ULRICH SEIDL’S PARADISE trilogy takes an unflinching look at society, portraying the lives of three women: an elderly woman and sex tourist (PARADISE: Love), a…
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Richard Artschwager and Wade Guyton

Richard Artschwager and Wade Guyton

RICHARD ARTSCHWAGER WAS AHEAD of his time. In 1964 he painted the Whitney Museumon Madison Avenue with the documentary precision of black and white. It…
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