Some things for October 28

from 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:

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.”

Roy Kiyooka, Convergence (The Bridge), 1965

Useful links:

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: “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:

Anthony Hernandez, Los Angeles Downtown No. 7

Anthony Hernandez., from Landscapes of the Homeless

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