Judy Chicago | Awarded one of 2018 TIME 100

Congratulations to Judy Chicago, who is one of the 2018 #TIME100. Says Jill Soloway: “Her moment is finally here again, and everyone can see she is our legacy.” Read the rest of Soloway’s words about the artist here.

Artist Talk: Judy Chicago presents the Burt and Deedee McMurtry Lecture at Anderson Collection at Stanford University

April 23, at 6:30pm
Bing Concert Hall

Judy Chicago is an artist, author, feminist, educator, and intellectual whose career now spans five decades. Her influence both within and beyond the art community is attested to by her inclusion in hundreds of publications throughout the world. Her art has been frequently exhibited in the United States as well as in Canada, Europe, Asia, Australia, and New Zealand. In addition, a number of the books she has authored have been published in foreign editions, bringing her art and philosophy to readers worldwide. She is represented in the Bay Area by Jessica Silverman Gallery.

The McMurtry Lecture is presented this year in partnership with Stanford Live.

No tickets are required and seating is first come first served.

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | Matthew Angelo Harrison’s “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes” | Art-Agenda

“Matthew Angelo Harrison’s “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes”

Written by Jeanne Gerrity

April 13, 2018

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Installation view

Nicole Wermers | Privacy as Privilege: An Interview with Nicole Wermers | Berlin Art Link

“Privacy as Privilege: An Interview with Nicole Wermers”

Written by Emily McDermott

March 23, 2018

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DEU, Hamburg, Maerz 2018, Ausstellung im Kunstverein Hamburg: "Women Between Buildings" Nicole Wermers, Copyright photo: Fred Dott

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Critics’ Pick | Artforum

“Critics’ Pick”

Written by Glen Helfand

April 10, 2018

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Abstracted Ancestries: Matthew Angelo Harrison in conversation with Amanda Hunt

On the occasion of Matthew Angelo Harrison’s solo exhibition “Prototype of Dark Silhouettes,” please join us for a conversation between the artist and Amanda Hunt, Director of Education and Public Programs at MOCA LA. The discussion will explore themes such as ritual, materiality, and language within a context of constructions of race and identity.

Matthew Angelo Harrison (b. 1989, Detroit, MI) completed his BFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2012. Harrison has had solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit in 2016 and Atlanta Contemporary in 2017. He currently has six works in the New Museum Triennial and had five pieces in “The Everywhere Studio,” the inaugural group show at the ICA Miami. His work has also been included in group exhibitions at the Jewish Museum in New York (2016) and Studio Museum in Harlem (2017). Harrison will be featured in MCA Chicago’s group show, “I Was Raised on the Internet,” which opens on June 23, 2018. Harrison lives and works in Detroit.

Amanda Hunt is Director of Education and Public Programs at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and co-curator of the 2019 Desert X Biennial in Palm Springs. Past appointments include Associate Curator at The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, and Curator at LAXART, Los Angeles, where she helped coordinate the 2012 Pacific Standard Time Public Art and Performance Festival for The Getty Research Institute, and “Made in L. A. 2012,” the Hammer Museum’s first Los Angeles biennial. At the Studio Museum, Hunt produced exhibitions including “A Constellation, Black Cowboy,” and in 2016 commissioned “inHarlem: Kevin Beasley, Simone Leigh, Kori Newkirk, Rudy Shepherd,” a public sculpture initiative in partnership with the New York City Parks Department. She obtained her masters in curatorial practice from California College of the Arts.

Saturday, April 14 at 3:00pm at 488 Ellis Street

Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago Talks The Dinner Party, #MeToo, and Her New Tabletop Collaboration | Architectural Digest

“Judy Chicago Talks The Dinner Party, #MeToo, and Her New Tabletop Collaboration”

Written by Hadley Keller

April 4, 2018

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Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago Is Releasing a Line of Plates Inspired by Her Classic Feminist Work ‘The Dinner Party’ | Artnet News

“Judy Chicago Is Releasing a Line of Plates Inspired by Her Classic Feminist Work ‘The Dinner Party’”

Written by Sarah Cascone

April 4, 2018

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Judy Chicago | This epic, 40-year-old feminist art piece that we’re still learning from today | PBS News Hour

“This epic, 40-year-old feminist art piece that we’re still learning from today”

Written by Jennifer Hijazi

March 20, 2018

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Matthew Angelo Harrison | African spirits suspended in resin, culture at SF art gallery | San Francisco Chronicle

“African spirits suspended in resin, culture at SF art gallery”

Written by Charles Desmarais

March 16, 2018

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<i>Dark Silhouette: Zebra Manifold Composition no. 1</i><br>
Zebra bone, polyurethane resin, anodized aluminum, acrylic<br>
Sculpture: 18 1/2 x 9 3/4 x 3 3/4 inches / 47 x 24.6 x 9.5 cm<br>
Overall: 66 1/2 x 13 x 13 inches / 168.9 x 33 x 33 cm<br>
2018

Nicole Wermers | Women Between Buildings | Kunstverein Hamburg

With “Women Between Buildings,” the Kunstverein in Hamburg presents the first survey exhibition of Nicole Wermers in Germany. The show features pieces from the past ten years, including Untitled Chairs of the exhibition “Infrastruktur” which was nominated for the Turner Prize in 2015, as well as two new sculptures created especially for the Kunstverein. The exhibition will be accompanied by a publication published with Compagnia and Motto Books.

On view March 3 – May 6

Artist Talk: Nicole Wermers in conversation with Bettina Steinbrügge, Saturday, March 3, 3pm

Alternate view

Isaac Julien | The Rebellion of Moving Image | MOCA Taipei

The nine-screen installation of Ten Thousand Waves continues its world tour and opens on Saturday March 3rd as part of the exhibition “Rebellion of Moving Image” at MOCA Taipei in Taiwan, curated by Huang Hsiang-Ning.

Special event: artist talk with Isaac Julien on Saturday 3rd March, 10:30am-midday at MOCA Taipei.

Matt Lipps | Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography | The Getty Center

Matt Lipps will be included in “Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography” at The Getty Center in Los Angeles.

Interaction with paper plays an integral role in the practice of many photographers working today. Some create paper models with images gleaned from current events, popular magazines, or the internet for the express purpose of photographing them. Others cut, layer, fold, and/or assemble representational photographs to introduce tactile or narrative elements.  Along with Lipps, the exhibition features works by Thomas Demand, Christiane Feser, Daniel Gordon, Soo Kim, and Christopher Russell.

Opening February 27 and on view until May 27, 2018
For more information, visit here.

Isaac Julien | ‘It’s another watershed moment for history of queer rights’ | The Guardian

“Isaac Julien: ‘It’s another watershed moment for history of queer rights'”

Written by Glenn Dunks

February 16, 2018

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Sean Raspet | 2017 Tiffany Foundation Grant Recipient

Congratulations to Sean Raspet, who is one of 2017’s Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation recipients. Raspet receives an unrestricted grants of $20,000 as part of its biennial awards program.

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Sean Raspet<br>
<i>Arbitrary Embodiment (A04)</i><br>Polyethylene and APET lenticular lense in hair gel [water (aqua), carboner, hydrolyzed wheat protein, PVP, glycerin, triethanolamine, sodium hydroxymethylglycinate, polysorbate 20, tetrasodium EDTA, fragrance] with Cyclomethiocone, silicone polymer and preservatives in Plexiglas container on steel shelf<br>69 x 16 x 36 inches<br>Cube: 11 x 11 x 11 inches<br>2013-2014

Matthew Angelo Harrison | Future Greats: Matthew Angelo Harrison, selected by Cécile B. Evans | ArtReview

“Future Greats: Matthew Angelo Harrison, selected by Cécile B. Evans”

Written by Cécile B. Evans

January/February 2018

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<i>Mk-004-conjoined</i><br>
Ceramic, acrylic, aluminum<br>
8 3/4 x 11 x 8 1/2 inches<br>
2017

Judy Chicago | The Making of Judy Chicago’s Feminist Masterpiece, The Dinner Party | Artsy

“The Making of Judy Chicago’s Feminist Masterpiece, The Dinner Party”

Written by Alexxa Gotthardt

February 7, 2018

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Judy Chicago | Judy Chicago, the Godmother | T Magazine

“Judy Chicago, the Godmother”
Written by Sasha Weiss
February 11, 2018
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Judy Chicago | Roots of the ‘Dinner Party’: History in the Making | The New Yorker

“Roots of the ‘Dinner Party’: History in the Making”
February 2018
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Isaac Julien | Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Congratulations to Isaac Julien who was made a CBE (Commander of the Order of the British Empire) on Thursday February 1, 2018 by the Prince of Wales during an investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace! Back in SF, Julien’s exhibition “Playtime” is up at Fort Mason through February 11.

Jessica Silverman Gallery | San Francisco Has Replaced L.A. as the West Coast Capital of the Art World | Garage

“San Francisco Has Replaced L.A. as the West Coast Capital of the Art World”
Written by Michael Wilson
January 26, 2018
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John Houck | Critic’s Pick | Artforum

“Critic’s Pick”

Written by Kim Beil

January 19, 2018

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Jessica Silverman Gallery | The Art Lover’s To-Do This January | 7×7

“The Art Lover’s To-Do This January”

Written by Anna Volpicelli

January 8, 2018

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"Playtime" Installation view, Fort Mas..

Matthew Angelo Harrison | From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year | The New York Times

“From the Personal to the Political, 19 Artists to Watch Next Year”

Written by Holland Cotter

December 27, 2017

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