Posts tagged Andy Warhol
End of the End of the End: Agnès Varda in Los Angeles by Sasha Archibald
In 1967, French filmmaker Agnes Varda landed in Los Angeles with “a suitcase of assumptions and judgments.” Varda liked to maintain her outsider insouciance and the three films she made in Southern California are packed with wry observations on the region’s daydreams and dissonance.
A Tale of Two Art Dealers by Darcy Tell
In the late fifties, the outlines of the Los Angeles art world were narrow by anybody’s standard. Unlike many regional cities of equivalent wealth, the city still lacked an independent encyclopedic museum. Contemporary art was mistrusted. The public ignored it, and conservatives—most vocally, government officials and figurative or “Sunday” painters—demonized it. Even so, an art market existed but just barely.
Artists at Work: A Conversation with Michele O’Marah by Jennifer Krasinski
At the turn of the 21st century, video artist Michele O'Marah started making cover versions of Hollywood film and television. Working with borrowed equipment and willing friends, O'Marah's homemade reenactments pay loving homage but also possess a bite sharp enough to pop the hot air out of their sources and subjects.