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Irwin and Turrell in the anechoic chamber. Courtesy Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Escaping the Corporate Frame

Looking at Los Angeles

Escaping the Corporate Frame

More than 40 years ago James Turrell and Robert Irwin teamed up on a “hair-raising” art and technology initiative. Columnist Catherine Wagely looks back.

Larry Bell, Billy Al Bengston, and Ken Price outside Hotel Caesars in Tijuana, Mexico, 1968. Image courtesy of Larry Bell.

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Looking at Los Angeles | I Already Know I Exist: Ken Price at LACMA

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | I Already Know I Exist: Ken Price at LACMA

Catherine Wagley considers the role that personal biography plays–or doesn’t–in LACMA’s newly-opened “Ken Price Sculpture: A Retrospective.”

Berwick Street Film Collective, still from Nightcleaners, 1970-1975. Courtesy of LUX.

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Looking at Los Angeles | A Wonderland That Wasn’t Meant to Be

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | A Wonderland That Wasn’t Meant to Be

Catherine Wagley reviews the group show “In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States” on view now at LACMA.

Kienholz and his team installing Five Car Stud in the parking lot of Gemini G.E.L. in Los Angeles © Kienholz, photographs by John Romeyn, Bob Bucknam, Malcolm Lublinder, and Adam Avila, 1971

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Looking at Los Angeles | Five Car Stud

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles | Five Car Stud

  “All the ghosts are assembling for the party.” That’s what Claire Danes says in the movie The Hours, when her mother, played by Meryl Streep, throws a dinner that …

Teresa Margolles, Untitled (2010), October 28, 2010 - August 2011, Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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Looking at Los Angeles: Islands on Land

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Islands on Land

Late last night, a friend and I decided to find a restaurant we’d seen once, over a year ago, when walking through Virgil Village to Silver Lake. We remembered the …