Archive for 2009


A. Moret interviews Joel Shapiro at Gemini G.E.L. on November 24, 2009 hours before the opening of his show “Boat, Bird, Mother and Child.” A. Moret: I’m curious about your transition from sculptures to silkscreens.  What inspired the change in mediums? Joel Shapiro: I’ve always made drawings but the drawings were never related to the [...]

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For her debut at Regen Projects, New York artist Marilyn Minter presents her new film Green Pink Caviar, as well as her paintings and photographs categorized as the Mouth series which are on view at Regen Projects II.  Minter’s film is at once a fantastical manipulation of colors such as electric green slush, cotton candy [...]

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Kim Light/ Light Box presents the gallery’s second solo exhibition “Containment” from Los Angeles based artist Samantha Fields.  Light’s new gallery is an intimate space that restricts the distance between art object and viewer, and is the perfect environ to view Field’s body of masterfully crafted works, consisting of 87 canvases all measuring 6’’x 6’’ [...]

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Suenos/Yume Fifty Years of the Art of Dora De Larios at Craft and Folk Art Museum The dynamic and eclectic body of work in the CAFAM retrospective of Dora De Larios celebrates 50 years of the artist’s work and life.  A native Angelino, Larios grew up in a downtown neighborhood where Japanese and Mexican cultures [...]

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Not much has changed since 1975 when “New Topographics” first opened at the George Eastman House.  The state of the world resembled our current predicament- a recession, fuel shortages, and an environmental crisis.  The exhibit is like entering a time capsule, looking back on untouched and developing landscapes that consumed the imaginations of photographers who [...]

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The AKC/Eukanuba National Championship, celebrating the American Kennel Club’s 125th anniversary When: December 12–13 Where: Long Beach Convention Center Competing: 165 AKC breeds, plus 12 breeds not registered by the AKC Breeds Making Their Debut: Three—Irish red and white setter, Pyrenean shepherd and Norwegian Buhund Attending: More than 3,000 canines from 40 countries Judges: 93 [...]

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The Year of Creation It is altogether possible that Daniel Peacock watched the inauguration of the 44th President of the United States on a 1955 RCA TX 500 model television. A vintage tube that looks as though it broadcast’s live from a fish tank. Or maybe he decided to ditch the murky black and white [...]

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A. Moret interviews June Wayne at her home and studio, the former site of Tamarind 24 October 2009 A. Moret:  As the driving force behind Tamarind, you helped to revitalize printmaking in the United States.  I’m curious to learn about the attitudes toward you as a woman artist in 1960. June Wayne:  Well, it was [...]

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