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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Gallery Girls

Gallery Girls

IF ANY OUTLIER SLEEPER CELLS OF AL QAEDA need further evidential motivation to make another terrorist strike against the decadent West, they need look no…
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Daniel Martinez

Daniel Martinez

Roberts & Tilton / Los Angeles

TRANSFORMATION CAN BE PERILOUS TERRITORY FOR AN ARTIST TO navigate, and to be authentic necessarily involves pain, either psychic or physical. Daniel Joseph Martinez’ newest…
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Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

Mike Kelley at Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills

January 11-February 14, 2011

You have to be ready for almost anything when you enter a Mike Kelley show:  a more or less conventional gallery view of objects or…
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Mike Kelley and Michael Smith 
“A Voyage of Growth and Discovery”, 2009, 
mixed-media installation, multi-channel 
video, sound installations and sculpture.

Burning Man of Love

Mike Kelley and Michael Smith Discover Meaning in the Desert

Though the annual festival known as Burning Man has received the occasional serious sniff from the art world, my overall anecdotal accounting of the festival…
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