Some things for October 28

from http://www.flickr.com/photos/dannhann/with/390719547/ link to film clip

Grant Rusk, Owensmouth Ave. near Vanowen, Canoga Park, from the series The Los Angeles River, 1981; photograph; gelatin silver print, 9 5/8 in. x 9 3/4 in. (24.45 cm x 24.77 cm); Collection SFMOMA, Accessions Committee Fund purchase; © Grant Rusk

Donald Moffett, Lot 030111, 2011 Exhibition upcoming at Anthony Meier in SFO, linked.

Useful link: http://www.camh.org/exhibitions/donald-moffett-brthe-extravagant-vein#continued

Colin McCahon, One, 1965

Arts Canada Afloat, Roy Kiyooka et al. performance, 1972

And for good measure, please visit this truly bizarre and random “Ranker List of World Famous Mixed-media Works of Art” which includes (among others) the above Arts Canada Afloat, Shepard Fairey’s André the Giant has a Posse, and follows this up by offering us “The 18 Craziest Naked Women in News Report History.”

http://www.ranker.com/list/mixed-media-art-work-of-this-form-and-medium/reference

Roy Kiyooka, Convergence (The Bridge), 1965

Useful links:

http://prehysteries.blogspot.com/2008/07/usco-gerd-stern.html

http://www.intermediafoundation.org/

Rest in Peace Richard Hamilton

In 1963 Richard Hamilton, Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol were all in Los Angeles. Hamilton went to Venice Beach and found a lapel pin.

Henri Matisse, The Dessert: Harmony in Red, 1908

 

Paul Outerbridge Gas Station Mexico 1950

Artist : Simryn Gill (Singapore; Malaysia; Australia, b.1959) Title : Date : 1996-1998 Medium Description: 16 gelatin silver photographs Dimensions : Credit Line : Purchased with funds provided by the Art Gallery Society of New South Wales Contempo Group 2003 Image Credit Line : Accession Number : 32.2003.a-p

 

Artist : Kurt Schwitters (Germany, b.1887, d.1948), Theo van Doesburg (Netherlands, b.1883, d.1931) Title : Date : 1923 Medium Description: colour lithograph Dimensions : Credit Line : Purchased 1984 Image Credit Line : Accession Number : 268.1984

 

A cool Sarah Lucas image that I cannot find a title for. One kind of 'kaboom.'

Another sort of bomb…

George Tice, Amish Children Playing in Snow, 1969

Yet another useful link: http://www.lodimapress.com/index.html “A small press dedicated to publishing photography books of exceptional quality. We make no compromises.”

Keith Edmier, Brementowne installation, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, 2008

Keith Edmier and Farrah Fawcett 2000, 2000-2002, diptych: bronze, white marble, gold, diamond

 

Dan Finsel, from "I could be anybody, I could be somebody" This just seems necessary to me.

Pablo Picasso, Head of a Man, 1907

 

Anthony Hernandez, from Waiting, Sitting, Fishing, and Some Automobiles: Los Angeles

 

Edouard Manet, La Rue Mosnier aux drapeaux, 1878 Currently on view at the Getty

Also see a review by Julian Bell of Manet: Inventeur du Moderne in the New York Review of Books: http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2011/jul/14/manet-sudden-sensuous-dazzle/

Anthony Hernandez, Los Angeles Downtown No. 7

Anthony Hernandez., from Landscapes of the Homeless

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