Isaac Julien | Don’t Let its Title Confuse You, ‘Playtime’ Isn’t All Fun and Games | KQED Arts

“Don’t Let its Title Confuse You, ‘Playtime’ Isn’t All Fun and Games”

Written by Sarah Hotchkiss

December 12, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Feminist Art Icon Judy Chicago Isn’t Done Fighting | Interview Magazine

“Feminist Art Icon Judy Chicago Isn’t Done Fighting”

Written by Gloria Steinem

December 11, 2017

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Jessica Silverman Gallery | The 15 Best Booths at Art Basel in Miami Beach | Artsy

“The 15 Best Booths at Art Basel in Miami Beach”

Written by Molly Gottschalk and Scott Indrisek

December 6, 2017

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Race, History, and the Body Theatrical in Atlanta, Georgia | artcritical

“Race, History, and the Body Theatrical in Atlanta, Georgia”

Written by Sally Hansell

December 6, 2017

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Isaac Julien | It’s ‘Playtime’ at Fort Mason and there’s video | San Francisco Chronicle

“It’s ‘Playtime’ at Fort Mason and there’s video”

Written by Charles Desmarais

December 1, 2017

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Matt Lipps | Group Exhibition | Cammie Staros

les vases communicants, November 11 – December 30, 2017

Shulamit Nazarian is pleased to present Los Angeles-based artist Cammie Staros’ first exhibition with the gallery, les vases communicants. The exhibition’s title references surrealist André Breton’s 1932 essay by the same name, which in turn borrows it from the scientific principle of “communicating vessels.” Looking specifically to images and artifacts from the Greco-Roman period that aestheticizes eroticism, violence, and victory, the artist’s hand-built vessels marry ancient ceramic techniques with modern industrial materials. The resulting sculptures are rooted in history, yet disarmingly present.

Presented alongside Staros’ sculptures is an artist-curated selection of works by Whitney Hubbs, David Korty, Matt Lipps, Fay Ray, and Sara VanDerBeek. Referencing a museological strategy of informing viewers about the practice of the artist through the context of her contemporaries, Staros has selected specific works that consider the representation of desire, violence, gender codes, and institutional tropes of display, all embedded in the materials and images of antiquity.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Inside the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami’s Newest Museum | W Magazine

“Inside the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami’s Newest Museum”

Written by Arthur Lubow

November 27, 2017

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Isaac Julien | Playtime | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture with the Kramlich Collection and the San Francisco Art Institute

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is pleased to announce Playtime, an ambitious exhibition of three recent video installations by award-winning British artist Isaac Julien. Each film installation explores the wide-ranging effects of how information, labor, and capital circulate in global, networked societies.

Occupying three separate galleries on the FMCAC campus, the exhibition presents the U.S. premiere of Julien’s seven-screen installation, Playtime (2014), featuring a cast of international film stars, including James Franco, Maggie Cheung, and Mercedes Cabral. KAPITAL (2013), a two-screen companion piece to Playtime, documents the public discussion “Choreographing Capital,” which was held at London’s Hayward Gallery between the artist, social theorist David Harvey, and an audience of academic luminaries such as Irit Rogoff, Paul Gilroy and the late Stuart Hall.

The exhibition will be free and open to the public from December 1, 2017 through February 11, 2018 and accompanied by parallel public talks with the artist, and educational programming at UC Berkeley, SFAI, Mills College, and UC Santa Cruz.

For more information, please visit the Fort Mason Center website.

Sean Raspet | DIS “Thinkspo” Opening Event | de Young Museum

Join the de Young in celebrating the opening of the DIS collective’s Genre-Nonconforming: The DIS Edutainment Network with an opening day “Thinkspo” full of stimulating activities of all kinds. The installation of The DIS Edutainment Network in Wilsey Court behaves like a campaign for ideas—commissioning and presenting radical solutions and predictive storytelling to expand the reach and accessibility of key conversations bubbling up through fringes of contemporary art, activism, philosophy, and technology. It is conceived as a counter to our paradoxical times, the platform identifies nascent cultures and unmasks the hidden structures of power and information that shape our lives.

Artist and entrepeneur Sean Raspet brings his new non/food meal replacement bars for demoing and tasting.

December 3 from 2-5pm
Wilsey Court (de Young Museum, 50 Hagiwara Tea Garden Dr, San Francisco, CA 94118)
Free and open to the public

Nicole Wermers | Fragile Structures: Artist’s Book About Croissants and Consumer Lifestyle Destroys Itself From the Inside Through Use | DAMN Magazine

“Fragile Structures: Artist’s Book About Croissants and Consumer Lifestyle Destroys Itself From the Inside Through Use”

Written by Sophie Rzepecky

October 2017

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | 2018 New Museum Triennial

Congratulations to Matthew Angelo Harrison. He will participate in the upcoming 2018 New Museum Triennial, titled “Songs for Sabotage.”

February 13 – March 27, 2018

For more information, click here.

Judy Chicago | Making Herstory: How ‘The Dinner Party’ Became the Most Famous Feminist Artwork of All Time | Artnet News

“Making Herstory: How ‘The Dinner Party’ Became the Most Famous Feminist Artwork of All Time”

Written by Sarah Cascone

November 7, 2017

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Woody De Othello | Ceramics and Preservation in the Bay | The Brooklyn Rail

“Ceramics and Preservation in the Bay”

Written by Woody De Othello

November 2, 2017

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Matt Lipps | Group Exhibition | Purdue University Galleries

Indecisive Moment October 23 – December 9, 2017

Indecisive Moment was originally curated as part of the 2016 PASA, photography and science art, Festival in Suwon, South Korea. The exhibition was recreated at Purdue thanks to the College of Liberal Arts Enhancing Research in the Humanities & the Arts Grant.

Purdue’s exhibition will be on display October 23 – December 9, 2017, in the Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center.

Marching to the Beat | Review by Glen Helfand | Art Papers

“Review”

Written by Glen Helfand

October 2017

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Atlanta Contemporary offers a fresh, wry response to critique with Betbeze and Harrison | ARTSATL

“Atlanta Contemporary offers a fresh, wry response to critique with Betbeze and Harrison”

Written by Logan Lockner

October 30, 2017

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Judy Chicago | The Female Aesthetic | SFMOMA

Judy Chicago on “The Female Aesthetic”

Filmed and produced by SFMOMA

October 27, 2017

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Judy Chicago | In Conversation: Judy Chicago and Jayna Zweiman | Gordon Parks Arts Hall

Saturday, November 4, 2017, 6 – 8 pm

Gordon Parks Arts Hall, 5815 South Kimbark Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637

Join artists Judy Chicago and Jayna Zweiman as they discuss issues of feminism that permeate their practices.

The two artists will explore how political activism is manifested in various forms, particularly in community-based projects like Welcome Blanket that confront contemporary social and political issues.

The talk is moderated by Alison Gass, Dana Feitler Director of the Smart Museum.

TWO x TWO Auction for AIDS and Art 2017

TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art is an annual contemporary art auction held in the Richard Meier-designed Rachofsky House in Dallas, benefiting two organizations—the Dallas Museum of Art and amfAR, The Foundation for AIDS Research. This year works by Margo WolowiecHugh Scott-Douglas, Matt Lipps and Shannon Finley will be included in the auction.

TWO x TWO auction bidding ends during the live auction on Saturday, October 28.

Click here for more information.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | 3-D Printed Sculptures Unmask Cultural Constructs | Observer

“Matthew Angelo Harrison’s 3-D Printed Sculptures Unmask Cultural Constructs”

Written by Sara Christoph

October 16, 2017

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Judy Chicago | 78-Year Old Feminist Godmother of Vagina Art | W

“Why Judy Chicago, 78-Year Old Feminist Godmother of Vagina Art, Is Having a Revival”

Written by Stephanie Eckardt

October 23, 2017

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Judy Chicago | ‘In the 1960s, I was the only visible woman artist’ | The Guardian

“Judy Chicago: ‘In the 1960s, I was the only visible woman artist'”

Written by Nadja Sayej

October 20, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Ways of Seeing Judy Chicago’s “The Dinner Party” | Artslant

“Ways of Seeing Judy Chicago’s ‘The Dinner Party'”

Written by Sally Deskins

October 19, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Signing | Brooklyn Museum Shop

Saturday, October 21st, from 12-2pm Judy Chicago will be signing books and products purchased at the Brooklyn Museum Shop. There will be coasters based on The Dinner Party Plates, posters, books, scarfs, and a Goddess Soap in a bright pink box.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Group Exhibition | Kadist SF

If Not Apollo, the Breeze
October 11–December 16, 2017

If Not Apollo, the Breeze takes the ancient literary history of the oracle at Delphi as its starting point to explore the irrational, ambiguous, infallible, portentous, performative, hallucinatory, and predictive. Like the oracle itself, the exhibition presents a series of coded messages that address a future that is both hard to discern and right under our feet, like a road. Nine artists and one underground newspaper are included.

Etel Adnan, Larry Bell, Mary Helena Clark, Trisha Donnelly, Terry Fox, Matthew Angelo Harrison, Tony Labat, Pope.L, Sturtevant, San Francisco Oracle (Allen Cohen, ed.)

Hayal Pozanti | Artist Book Release and Talk | BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music)

Mon, Oct 23, 2017, 7pm
Wendy’s Subway Reading Room, BAM Fisher

In conversation with Franklin Melendez

BAM Visual Art celebrates the release of artist Hayal Pozanti’s new limited edition sculpture book 63 (Average number of days it takes to break a bad habit). In this free event, Pozanti is joined by Kaleidoscope editor-at-large Franklin Melendez to discuss this unique work, an assemblage of pages made of reclaimed wood, relying on her own invented alphabet of 31 shapes. Pozanti expounds on the ideas and themes that motivated 63 (Average number of days it takes to break a bad habit): the effects of technology on humans, culture and the environment, our current transition from a knowledge age to an imagination age, verification of online information, inventing a new alphabet, and envisioning new futures.

The artist book, published by Small Editions, will be available for pre-order at the event or by contacting visualart@BAM.org.

Judy Chicago | Catwoman | The Art Newspaper

“Judy Chicago: Catwoman”

Written by Jori Finkel

October 9, 2017

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Judy Chicago | The Brooklyn Museum Revisits The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago | New York Magazine

“The Brooklyn Museum Revisits The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago”

Written by Anne Furman

September 22, 2017

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Isaac Julien | ‘I’m Interested in Poetry’ | TateShots

Isaac Julien, CBE, is an award winning filmmaker and installation artist. He rose to prominence with the 1989 film Looking for Langston, a poetic documentary and homage to Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes. His work has since explored a variety of issues including black identity, diaspora, migration and capital. Julien was born in 1960 in London, where he currently lives and works. In this film we visit the artist in his studio to explore three key works across his career: Looking for Langston (1969) is a lyrical exploration, and recreation, of the private world of poet, novelist and playwright, Langston Hughes (1902-1967) and his fellow black artists from the Harlem Renaissance. Playtime (2014) follows six characters: the Artist, the Hedge Fund Manager, the Auctioneer, the House Worker, the Art Dealer, and the Reporter, exploring how each is affected by capital and the global financial crisis. The work also exists as a seven-screen installation. Ten Thousand Waves (2010) poetically explores the movement of people across countries and continents and meditates on unfinished journeys, and also exists as a nine-screen installation.

Judy Chicago | Critic’s Pick | Artforum

“Critic’s Pick”

Written by Anne Prentnieks

October 3, 2017

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Watercolor on Arches<br>
22 x 30 inches<br>
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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Culture Lab Detroit returns with discussion, exhibition on Post-Truth | Curbed Detroit

“Culture Lab Detroit returns with discussion, exhibition on Post-Truth”

Written by Robin Runyan

October 3, 2017

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Sean Raspet | ‘Nonfood’ Wants to Sell You Green Algae Bars | Food & Wine

“‘Nonfood’ Wants to Sell You Green Algae Bars”

Written by Mike Pomranz

October 2, 2017

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Ian Wallace | Artist Talk at Rennie Museum, Vancouver

As part of the current exhibition “Ian Wallace: Collected Works,” Wallace will be taking part in the Rennie Speaker Series. The talk is free and open to the public.

October 4, 2017
6:30pm
The Wing Sang Building, 51 East Pender Street, Vancouver BC V6A 1S9

Isaac Julien | Looking for Langston Screening at MoMA

Isaac Julien’s 1989 film Looking for Langston will be screened at the Museum of Modern Art New York on Saturday, October 7, at 4:00pm and again on Sunday, October 15, at 2:30pm.

To reserve tickets, click here.

<i>Masquerade No. 4 (Looking for Langston Vintage series)</i><br>
Illford classic silver gelatin fine art paper, mounted on aluminum and framed<br>
15 1/2 x 22 1/2 inches<br>
1989/2016

Ruairiadh O’Connell | New Establishment | Elephant Magazine

“New Establishment”

Written by Emily Speer

September 2017

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Hayal Pozanti | How one artist’s ‘encrypted’ paintings memorialize the concept of privacy | The Verge

“How one artist’s ‘encrypted’ paintings memorialize the concept of privacy”

Written by Kaitlyn Tiffany

September 26, 2017

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Isaac Julien | Playtime | Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture with the Kramlich Collection and the San Francisco Art Institute

Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture (FMCAC) is pleased to announce Playtime, an ambitious exhibition of three recent video installations by award-winning British artist Isaac Julien. Each film installation explores the wide-ranging effects of how information, labor, and capital circulate in global, networked societies.

Occupying three separate galleries on the FMCAC campus, the exhibition presents the U.S. premiere of Julien’s seven-screen installation, Playtime (2014), featuring a cast of international film stars, including James Franco, Maggie Cheung, and Mercedes Cabral. KAPITAL (2013), a two-screen companion piece to Playtime, documents the public discussion “Choreographing Capital,” which was held at London’s Hayward Gallery between the artist, social theorist David Harvey, and an audience of academic luminaries such as Irit Rogoff, Paul Gilroy and the late Stuart Hall,

In addition to Playtime and KAPITAL, a third artwork by Julien will inaugurate the San Francisco Art Institute’s newly constructed Grey Box media gallery at FMCAC—Better Life (Ten Thousand Waves) (2010)—the cinematic cut of Julien’s monumental installation Ten Thousand Waves, filmed on location in mainland China. All three works have been generously loaned from the Kramlich Collection.

The exhibition will be free and open to the public from December 1, 2017 through February 11, 2018 and accompanied by parallel public talks with the artist, and educational programming at UC Berkeley, SFAI, Mills College, and UC Santa Cruz.

For more information, click here.

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Post-Truth | Culture Lab Detroit

Culture Lab Detroit is pleased to present a two-day public installation by Matthew Angelo Harrison, on view October 6 and October 7, 2017 at Woods Cathedral, a 50,000-square-foot repurposed cathedral in the city”s west side. The site-specific installation is on the occasion of Culture Lab Detroit”s fifth edition, Post-Truth.

Detroit-based artist Matthew Angelo Harrison takes a satirical look at the primitive—exploring issues of race, design, mortality and industry—by making use of analog and digital technologies. Inspired by the notion of an “abstract ancestry,” Harrison focuses on collecting relics and symbols of African culture such as tribal masks, vases and tools, in order to reproduce them with his homemade low-resolution 3D printers.

For this exhibition, Harrison will create a site-specific installation that consists of one of his homemade 3D printers, a series of clay 3D printed sculptures inspired by ritual and religious artifacts, and six acrylic benches which pay homage to Herman Miller”s Nelson bench and are in dialogue with the Woods Cathedral”s already existing pews. Together, these works reflect the history of desolate spaces in and around Detroit, our need for places of solace in times of political turmoil, and the division between hand-made and machine-made.

For more information, click here.

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Jessica Silverman Gallery | The Best Booths of Expo Chicago 2017 | Observer

“The Best Booths of Expo Chicago 2017”

Written by Taylor Dafoe

September 14, 2017

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Judy Chicago | National Museum Of Women In The Arts Celebrates Judy Chicago’s Landmark ‘Dinner Party’ | DCist

“National Museum Of Women In The Arts Celebrates Judy Chicago’s Landmark ‘Dinner Party'”

Written by Blair Murphy

September 12, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Fall season brings rich gallery offerings | San Francisco Chronicle

“Fall season brings rich gallery offerings”

Written by Charles Desmarais

September 13, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Potent Pussies in San Francisco | Elephant Magazine

“Potent Pussies in San Francisco”

Written by Leora Lutz

September 10, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Taking Her Seat | Cultured Magazine

“Taking her Seat”

Written by Rachel Corbett

September Issue

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Judy Chicago | Feminist art icon Judy Chicago returns to S.F. with ‘Pussies’ exhibit | J Weekly

“Feminist art icon Judy Chicago returns to S.F. with ‘Pussies’ exhibit”

Written by Laura Paull

August 31, 2017

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Detroit sculptor Matthew Harrison explores identity through clay and machines | Model D

“Detroit sculptor Matthew Harrison explores identity through clay and machines”

Written by Maia Asshaq

August 28, 2017

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Ruairiadh O’Connell | Ruairiadh O’Connell’s Chevron Relief III: a pattern of crime | The Guardian

“Ruairiadh O’Connell’s Chevron Relief III: a pattern of crime”

Written by Oliver Basciano

August 25, 2017

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James Voorhies | Book Launch: Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968 | September 26

Jessica Silverman Gallery is pleased to host the San Francisco launch of James Voorhies’s Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968 (MIT Press, 2017). The book signing is accompanied by a multi-vocal, audience reading of excerpts from the book, which gives a brief history of the exhibition as a form that invites spectators into temporal and spatial experiencess. The reading, like the book, will trace the changing role of the spectator in art and exhibitions from Minimalism to Relational Art, and New Institutionalism to the present.

Following the reading, cultural sociologist Sarah Thornton will moderate questions from the audience.

Location: Jessica Silverman Gallery
488 Ellis St., San Francisco, CA
Time: 5–7 p.m.

About Sarah Thornton
Based in San Francisco, Sarah Thornton is a writer and sociologist of culture. Among her numerous publications, she is author of Seven Days in the Art World (2008), a series of narratives revealing the inner workings of the institutions that contribute to an artist’s place in art history, and 33 Artists in 3 Acts (2014), an exploration of the wide-ranging characteristics and responsibilities of contemporary artists.
About Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968

In 1968, Robert Smithson reacted to Michael Fried’s influential essay “Art and Objecthood” with a series of works called non-sites. While Fried described the spectator’s connection with a work of art as a momentary visual engagement, Smithson’s non-sites asked spectators to do something more: to take time looking, walking, seeing, reading, and thinking about the combination of objects, images, and texts installed in a gallery. In Beyond Objecthood, James Voorhies traces a genealogy of spectatorship through the rise of the exhibition as a critical form—and artistic medium. Artists like Smithson, Group Material, and Michael Asher sought to reconfigure and expand the exhibition and the museum into something more active, open, and democratic, by inviting spectators into new and unexpected encounters with works of art and institutions. This practice was sharply critical of the ingrained characteristics long associated with art institutions and conventional exhibition-making; and yet, Voorhies finds, over time the critique has been diluted by efforts of the very institutions that now gravitate to the “participatory.”

Beyond Objecthood focuses on innovative figures, artworks, and institutions that pioneered the exhibition as a critical form, tracing its evolution through the activities of curator Harald Szeemann, relational art, and New Institutionalism. Voorhies examines recent artistic and curatorial work by Liam Gillick, Thomas Hirschhorn, Carsten Höller, Maria Lind, Apolonija Šušteršič, and others, at such institutions as Documenta, e-flux, Manifesta, and Office for Contemporary Art Norway, and he considers the continued potential of the exhibition as a critical form in a time when the differences between art and entertainment increasingly blur.

About James Voorhies
James Voorhies received his Ph.D. from the Department of Art History at the Ohio State University in 2012. He is currently Dean of Fine Arts, Associate Professor of Contemporary Art, and Acting Chair of the Graduate Program in Curatorial Practice at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. Prior to CCA, he served as the first John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Director of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts at Harvard University where he conceived and directed a contemporary arts program dedicated to the synthesis of art, design, and education through exhibition of existing works and production of new commissions. He has taught art history and curatorial practice in Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard, art and public space at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, and art history and critical theory at Bennington College, Vermont. His writing has appeared in publications by Texte zur KunstFriezeHarvard Design Magazine, Performa as well as artist monographs and exhibition catalogues. His recent publications include an edited volume titled What Ever Happened to New Institutionalism? (Sternberg Press and Carpenter Center, 2016); Martin Beck: An Organized System of Instructions (Sternberg Press and Carpenter Center, 2017); and Beyond Objecthood: The Exhibition as a Critical Form since 1968 (MIT Press, 2017).

Judy Chicago | In Art: A Heroine’s Journey | T Magazine

“In Art: A Heroine’s Journey”

Written by Liz Hirsch

August 17, 2017

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Matt Lipps | Art Once Shunned, Now Celebrated in ‘Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction’ | The New York Times

“Art Once Shunned, Now Celebrated in ‘Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction’”

Written by Holland Cotter

August 23, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Creation of Judy Chicago Visual Archive | ArtDaily

“National Museum of Women in the Arts announces creation of Judy Chicago Visual Archive”

Written by ArtDaily

August 10, 2017

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Sean Raspet | Algae Chocolate | healthyish

“This Company is Making Chocolate Bars Out of Algae”

Written by Eric Spitznagel

July 21, 2017

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Judy Chicago and Hayal Pozanti | Aspen Art Crush Auction 2017

ArtCrush is Aspen’s premier summer event benefiting the Aspen Art Museum. This year’s event features the 2017 Aspen Award for Art presentation to renowned contemporary artist Lawrence Weiner, a remarkable wine tasting, seated dinner, and both a Live and Silent Auction of major works of contemporary art. This year works by Judy Chicago and Hayal Pozanti will be included in the auction.

Aspen Art Crush bidding ends Thursday, August 3, 10pm ET

Click here for more information.

Kelly Nipper | Can Rapid 3-D Printing Boost Performance Art? | Art World

“Can Rapid 3-D Printing Boost Performance Art? Performa Teamed Up With MIT Scientists to Find Out”

Written by Sarah Cascone

August 1, 2017

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Maya Stovall’s Liquor and Other Things with the Artist

For the last event on the occasion of our summer exhibition “Marching to the Beat,” please join us for a performance by Detroit-based artist Maya Stovall titled Liquor and Other Things with the Artist.

Saturday, August 19 at 2:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

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Isaac Julien | Sexuality, Gender and Identity | Walker Art Gallery

“Coming Out: Sexuality, Gender and Identity” will display works from a diverse range of artists who have used art to explore sexuality and gender identity since 1967.

July 28th –  November 5th 2017

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Brendan Fernandes | Still Move Performance

On the occasion of our summer exhibition “Marching to the Beat,” please join us for a special performance of Brendan Fernandes’s Still Move.

Saturday, July 29 at 5:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

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Isaac Julien | Limited Edition “Looking for Langston” Soundtrack Vinyl | The Vinyl Factory

The soundtrack to  “Looking for Langston” is now available on vinyl! Produced by The Vinyl Factory, this limited edition was created with a unique “Isaac Julien Blue” PVC.

Click here to purchase.

Judy Chicago | Rejected a Male-Centric Art World with a Puff of Smoke | ARTSY

“Judy Chicago Rejected a Male Centric Art World with a Puff of Smoke”

Written by Alexxa Gotthardt

July 26, 2017

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An Evening with Anna Halprin and Ross Simonini

Saturday, July 22 at 5:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

Please join dance legend Anna Halprin as she speaks to writer Ross Simonini on the occasion of our summer exhibition “Marching to the Beat.”

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Justin John Greene | Review | frieze

“Review: Justin John Greene”

Written by Bean Gilsdorf

July 18, 2017

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Isaac Julien | Writer Hilton Als and Filmmaker Isaac Julien Discuss Black Gay Desire | i-D

“Writer Hilton Als and Filmmaker Isaac Julien Discuss Black Gay Desire”

Written by Felix Petty

July 4, 2017

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Isaac Julien | On the Changing Nature of Creative Work | The Creative Independent

“Isaac Julien on the Changing Nature of Creative Work”

Written By Cole Rachel

June 23, 2017

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Sean Raspet | In Detroit, Artists Explore the Riches of the 99-Cent Store | The New York Times

“In Detroit, Artists Explore the Riches of the 99-Cent Store”

Written by Chris Hampton

June 28, 2017

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Matt Lipps | Artist Migrations | Artslant

“Artist Migrations From SF to LA are Shaping West Coast Aesthetics and Identity”

Written by Leora Lutz

June 23, 2017

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Matthew Angelo Harrison awarded Kresge Artist Fellowship

Congratulations to Matthew Angelo Harrison on being one of nine Kresge Artist Fellows. Each fellowship comes with an unrestricted $25,000 prize.

Read more about Matthew Angelo Harrison and the Kresge Award here.

Judy Chicago | Roots of “The Dinner Party”: History in the Making | Brooklyn Museum

Since the 1970s, Judy Chicago has been a pioneer in the development of feminism as an artist movement and an education project that endeavors to restore women’s place in history. Her most influential and widely known work, The Dinner Party (1974–79) will be the subject of a major exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum from October 20, 2017 – March 4, 2018. The sweeping installation celebrates women’s achievements in Western culture in the form of a meticulously executed banquet table set for 39 mythical and historical women and honoring 999 others.

For more information, follow this link.

Isaac Julien | Frameline 41 | San Francisco

Isaac Julien’s films “Looking for Langston” and “The Attendant” will be screened on Monday June 19, as part of SF’s Frameline Festival.

Tickets are available here.

Isaac Julien awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire

The Queen’s Birthday Honors List has just been announced! Huge congratulations to Isaac Julien on being awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire!

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | On Rust: Roundtable Discussion #2 | Art 21 Magazine

“On Rust: Roundtable Discussion #2”

Written by Laura Mott and Taylor Aldridge

June 15, 2017

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Dashiell Manley | Elegy For A Young American Artist | Cultured Mag

“Elegy For A Young American Artist”

Written by Michael Slenske

June 2017

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Isaac Julien | Charles Wollaston Award

Isaac Julien is the winner of this year’s Charles Wollaston Award. The artist won the £25k prize – awarded for the “most distinguished work” in the Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition – for his five-screen film “WESTERN UNION: Small Boats.”

More information about the exhibition can be found here.

Ian Wallace | Transgression | Montecristo Magazine

“Transgression”

Written by Alison Sinkewicz

June 1, 2017

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Judy Chicago | Liverpool celebrated The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album | The Art Newspaper

“Liverpool celebrated The Beatles’ Sgt Pepper album with a little help from artists and friends”

Written by José Da Silva

June 1st, 2017

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Judy Chicago | ‘Sgt. Pepper’ Celebration Kicks Off in Liverpool, With a Little Help From International Artists | The New York Times

“‘Sgt. Pepper’ Celebration Kicks Off in Liverpool, With a Little Help From International Artists”

Written by Christopher D Shea

June 2nd, 2017

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Nicole Wermers | Open Day for the exhibition “Home is not a Place” | German Missions in the United Kingdom

Open Day at the German Ambassador’s Residence

2 June 2017 8:30-11 am, 22 Belgrave Square, London

“Home is not a Place” will display contemporary Art from Berlin and London includes works by Cornelia Baltes, Julius von Bismarck, Simon Fujiwara, Oliver Osborne, Florian Roithmayr, Random International, Daniel Sinsel, Wolfgang Tillmans and Nicole Wermers. It looks at a contemporary notion of home and identity and highlights the inherent power of art to transcend geographical or political boundaries.

Click here to register

Sean Raspet | FLWR Fragrance Launch at Château Shatto

FLWR by Sean Raspet
Saturday June 3, 2017
8 – 10pm
with music by Soft Wind

Château Shatto 406 W Pico Blvd Los Angeles CA 90015

Artist on Artist: Margo Wolowiec in conversation with Josh Faught

Video is now available of Margo Wolowiec’s conversation with Josh Faught, which occurred on April 23, 2017, in conjunction with her exhibition “Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud.”

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Sean Raspet | Is Pond Scum the Future of Food? | LA Weekly

“Is Pond Scum the Future of Food?”

Written by Maxwell Williams

May 30, 2017

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Artist Talk: Hugh Scott-Douglas in conversation with George Philip LeBourdais

Saturday, June 3 at 4:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

Please join us for an artist talk with Hugh Scott-Douglas, in conversation with art historian George Philip LeBourdais, on the occasion of the group exhibition “Sea Changes.”

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Hayal Pozanti | New Acquisition | San Jose Museum of Art

Congratulations to Hayal Pozanti, whose painting, 18 (Possible variations of a human smile), 2015, was recently acquired by the San Jose Museum of Art.

Click here to view more of Pozanti’s work.

Judy Chicago | On the Beatles | The Guardian

Judy Chicago on the Beatles: ‘They represent things we have lost – hope and freedom’ | The Guardian

Written by Chris Campion

May 25, 2017

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Matt Lipps & Sean Raspet | 99 Cents | MOCAD

Matt Lipps & Sean Raspet are featured in a group exhibition titled “99 Cents” at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit (MOCAD), in Detroit, Michigan. A major group exhibition of ninety nine artists based in the United States, 99 Cents or Less addresses Detroit’s ongoing economic crisis and its 2013 bankruptcy–the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in the history of the United States. This show will be open May 19–August 6, 2017.

For more information, follow this link.

Luke Butler & Dashiell Manley | The Times | Flag Art Foundation

Luke Butler and Dashiell Manley are featured in a group exhibition titled “The Times” at Flag Art Foundation, in New York, NY. The exhibition uses The New York Times as its point of departure and features over 80 artists, artist duos, and collectives who use the “paper of record” to address and reframe issues that impact our everyday lives. This show will be open June 1 – August 11, 2017. Opening Reception: Thursday, June 1, 6-8pm.

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Margo Wolowiec | Tie Up, Draw Down | The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

Margo Wolowiec is featured in a group exhibition titled “Tie Up, Draw Down” at The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design, in Asheville, NC. Tie Up, Draw Down explores weaving as a source for experimentation across media, genres, concept and scale. This show will be open Friday, June 2, 2017 – Saturday, September 2, 2017.

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Judy Chicago | Potent Pussy | The Seen

“Potent Pussy Judy Chigaco // In Conversation”

Written by Natalie Hegert

May, 2017

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Matt Lipps | FOUND: Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction | Leslie – Lohman Museum

Matt Lipps is featured in a group exhibition titled “Queer Archaeology; Queer Abstraction” at the Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, in New York City. The show explores concepts of identity and queer archaeology through contemporary abstraction. This show will be open June 10 – September 3, 2017.

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Courtesy of Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, and Josh Lilley Gallery, London UK. Copyright the artist.

Margo Wolowiec | Shotgun Review: Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud | DAILYSERVING

“Shotgun Review: Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud at Jessica Silverman Gallery”

Written by Becca Roy-O’Gorman

May 12, 2017

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Isaac Julien | An Act of Remembrance | Financial Times

“Isaac Julien: an act of remembrance”

Written by Peter Aspden

May 11, 2017

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Margo Wolowiec | Hidden Messages in the Woven Works of Margo Wolowiec | Widewalls

“Hidden Messages in the Woven Works of Margo Wolowiec”

Written by Francesco Dama

May 10, 2017

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Installation view, "Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud," Jessica Silverman Gallery, 2017

Artist Talk | Judy Chicago in conversation with Kasia Redzisz

Join American artist, Judy Chicago in conversation with Kasia Redzisz (Senior Curator at Tate Liverpool) on the occasion of Chicago’s Sgt. Pepper Commission in Liverpool, Fixing a Hole. Chicago will discuss her Liverpool commission, in what will be her largest painting to date. The spectacular mural will be installed on the walls of the White Tomkins and Courage Grain Silo, Stanley Dock, Liverpool.

 

Friday, June 2, 2017 from 5–6pm

Please note, this talk will take place at Liverpool John Moores’ Redmonds Building.

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Margo Wolowiec at Jessica Silverman Gallery | Blouin Artinfo

“Margo Wolowiec at Jessica Silverman Gallery”

May 2, 2017

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Dashiell Manley | LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) April Featured Artist Multiple

The o.t.v. (f.b.) print is based off of a series of the artist’s drawings and paintings that reference images from Japanese prints. For example, the handwritten text on the print says “decending bird” (misspelling as it appears on the Japanese print). The title of the work stands for “one thousand views (falling bird)”, also in reference to the Japanese print.

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Artist Talk | Hayal Pozanti: Arteviste in Conversation with Emerging Artists

Flora Alexandra Ogilvy is the founder of the digital arts platform Arteviste, which focuses on the emerging art market across London, Berlin and New York. Continuing her popular series of Soho House art talks, Flora spends an evening in conversation with a diverse panel of digitally-inspired, emerging artists including Philip Colbert, Hayal Pozanti and Austin Lee. Together, the panel will focus on both the relevance and impact of global art fairs upon their artwork.

To RSVP to this private event, please email: flora@arteviste.com

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 from 7-9pm

SoHo House

29-35 9th Ave

New York, NY

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Sean Raspet | 2017 SingularityU San Francisco Global Impact Challenge Final Pitches

Purchase tickets here to the 2017 SingularityU San Francisco Global Impact Challenge Final Pitches, in which Sean Raspet will be presenting.

Singularity University, Mountain View, CA

April 14, 2017

 

Jessica Silverman Gallery | Dallas Art Fair | Capital of America’s Republican heartland goes “trendy” | Happening

“Dallas Art Fair | Capital of America’s Republican heartland goes ‘trendy'”

Written by Henri Robert

April 12, 2017

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Sean Raspet | 5 Creatives Mixing Food And Art In Delicious Ways | Good Food

“5 Creatives Mixing Food And Art In Delicious Ways”

Written by Maxwell Williams

March 28, 2017

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Nicole Wermers | Review | Artforum

“Review: Nicole Wermers”

Written by Elizabeth Mangini

April 2017

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<i>Moodboard #7,</i> 2017<br>
Cast terrazzo in baby changing unit<br>
21 x 34 x 21 in / 53.3 x 86.4 x 53.3 cm

Amikam Toren | The Armory Show: Thematic Diversity | Aesthetica Magazine

“The Armory Show: Thematic Diversity”

Written by Brian Karl

March 30, 2017

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Judy Chicago at SFMOMA Birthday Bash | The Art Newspaper

“Solange, tattoos & Judy Chicago’s latest work at SFMOMA bash”

March 26, 2017

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Artist on Artist: Margo Wolowiec in conversation with Josh Faught

Saturday, April 22 at 3:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

Please join us for a candid and intimate conversation between artists Josh Faught and Margo Wolowiec on the occasion of her solo exhibition “Evergreen, Searchlight, Rosebud.”

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