Tag Archives: Lari Pittman

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Ten Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

Flashback

Ten Artists on Radicalism and Resistance

ART21 films are doorways into social and political issues of our time. In this roundup ten artists comment on cultural exclusion and resistance, peace and protest, documentary war photography, revolutionary …

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Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Kiki Smith unveils a new mural, Rashid Johnson makes his solo debut in Switzerland, Lari Pittman lectures at UCLA, and more.

Lari Pittman, Untitled #11, 2003. Matte oil, aerosol lacquer, and Cel-Vinyl on gessoed canvas, 76 x 102 inches. Courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles, and Thomas Dane Gallery, London © Lari Pittman.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Lari Pittman arrives in the Midwest, Alfredo Jaar revisits Venice Biennale, Kalup Linzy casts Michael Stipe, David Altmejd explores paradise, and Marina Abramović appears in an opera.

Credit: Kerry James Marshall, Garden of Delights, 2013 (detail). Mixed media. Courtesy the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week, Kerry James Marshall presents new work, Matthew Barney discusses his career, Mariah Robertson shows photographs at MoMA, and more.

Credit: Jessica Stockholder. "Story of Angle #3," 2013. Graphite and colored pencil on paper. 11" x 14". Courtesy the artist and Barbara Edwards Contemporary.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Jessica Stockholder explores drawing in multiple dimensions, Richard Serra presents early experiments with nontraditional materials, James Turrell delves into light, and much more.

Jessica Stockholder. Color Jam at State & Adams (2012). Image courtesy avoision.com.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s Roundup has news on Jessica Stockholder, Pepón Osorio, Richard Tuttle, and other artists featured in Art21’s programs.

Computer rendering for Mystery Circle: Explosion Event for The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2012. Courtesy Cai Studio.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

This week’s roundup features news on Cai Guo-Qiang, Glenn Ligon, Kiki Smith and many more Art21 featured artists.

Production still from the "Art in the Twenty-First Century" Season 4 episode, "Romance," 2007 Segment: Lari Pittman © Art21, Inc. 2007.

Exclusive | Lari Pittman: Audience

Exclusive | Lari Pittman: Audience

Our latest web-only Exclusive features Lari Pittman on the role that spontaneity plays in the construction of his paintings.

Robert Adams. "Arriba," 1966. © Robert Adams, courtesy Fraenkel Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery; "Longmont, Colorado," 1979. Yale University Art Gallery.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, a Robert Adams retrospective, Mark Dion’s site-specific production, Josiah McElheny’s abstract film reflections, new sculptures by Richard Serra, and much more. Robert Adams: The Place We Live, …

Jessica Stockholder. "Hollow Places Court in Ash-Tree Wood" installation.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Jessica Stockholder and James Turrell explore hollow places, Matthew Barney departs to the traditional, Lari Pittman reflects on musicality, and more. Jessica Stockholder collaborated with a …

Richard Serra

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Richard Serra’s elemental drawings, Laurie Anderson’s Brazilian retrospective, Maya Lin is commissioned, a couple of artist talks, and much more. Richard Serra has recent drawings executed …

Liza Minnelli in "Liza with a 'Z'", 1972.

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Fixed Up

Looking at Los Angeles

Looking at Los Angeles: Fixed Up

A hair was stuck in the main camera when Liza Minnelli first filmed Liza with a “Z” (1972), a supposedly live special for NBC. Minnelli and crew refilmed, using paid …

Lari Pittman, Untitled #1.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup, Lari Pittman takes over L.A., Trenton Doyle Hancock issues a call to color, Tim Hawkinson explores sustainability, Cao Fei exhibits in Poland, and more! Centre Pompidou …

Edgar Cleijne and Ellen Gallagher, "Better Dimension (detail)", 2010. Ink and tape on glass slide from an installation of silkscreened wood panels, four Hasselblad slide projectors, one 16 mm eiki projector, resin and steel projection screen, 106 × 252 × 268 in. (270 × 640 × 680 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy Gagosian Gallery, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Biennials, cremated canvases, German faces, cashmere sportswear, sculptural tour de force, fashionable shoes, and an iPhone app comprise this week’s roundup: 2010: Whitney Biennial will open at the Whitney Museum …

Barbara Kruger, Untitled (It’s a small world but not if you have to clean it), 1990, photographic silkscreen on vinyl 143 x 103 in., collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, purchased with funds provided by the National Endowment for the Arts, a Federal agency, and Douglas S. Cramer.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

In this week’s roundup you’ll read about two anniversary exhibitions, 6,000 shapes upstate, masterworks in the Midwest, some road trip souvenirs, a whole lotta prints, and a sale you won’t …

Paul Pfeiffer, "Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (28)", 2007. Fujiflex digital. Chromogenic print 48 x 60 in. Courtesy of the artist and The Project, New York.

Weekly Roundup

Weekly Roundup

Sports, the human body and Gap t-shirts come together in this MLK day weekly roundup: Sports and masculinity are central themes of Hard Targets, an exhibition at Ohio State University’s …

Lari Pittman, "Attendant" (left) and "Operetta" (right), 2006. Photo by Douglas M. Parker Studio. Courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman | Teaching

Lari Pittman | Teaching

EXCLUSIVE: Lari Pittman at his home in Los Angeles; an exhibition of paintings at c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin. Inspired by commercial advertising, folk art, and decorative traditions, Lari Pittman’s …

Lari Pittman October 24 – November 29, 2008

Lari Pittman | Aesthetics

Lari Pittman | Aesthetics

EXCLUSIVE: Lari Pittman draws connections between aesthetics and feelings of safety, at his home and cactus garden in Los Angeles. An exhibition of Pittman’s latest paintings opens Friday, October 24th …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions for Artist-Educators

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Questions for Artist-Educators

Last week’s column reflected on the different ways to pair and juxtapose Art21 photographers and/or artists that use photography as a tool in their work. Throughout the conversations that inspired …

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Teaching with Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Start at MoCA, Los Angeles

Teaching with Contemporary Art

Contemporary Art Start at MoCA, Los Angeles

Two weeks ago, from August 11-15, I had the pleasure of spending a week working with a number of outstanding art teachers at the MoCA, Los Angeles summer institute, Contemporary …

Lari Pittman, "Palace," and detail, 2006. Photos by Douglas M. Parker Studio. Courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman | Craft

Lari Pittman | Craft

EXCLUSIVE: Lari Pittman painting Palace (2006) in his Los Angeles studio. Inspired by commercial advertising, folk art, and decorative traditions, Lari Pittman’s meticulously layered paintings transform pattern and signage into …

Lari Pittman, Untitled, 2007.

LA Weekly‘s Pittmania

LA Weekly‘s Pittmania

Doug Harvey of LA Weekly was dazzled by Season 4 artist Lari Pittman‘s recent show at Regen Projects in Los Angeles. “Pittman‚Äôs work still grabs, holds, orchestrates and choreographs attention …

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Art21 Artists’ Talks Tonight, Coast to Coast

Art21 Artists’ Talks Tonight, Coast to Coast

In a perhaps unprecedented twist in the history of Art21 public programs, three Season 4 featured artists will be speaking at various cultural institutions tonight in Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and …

Susan Sollins, Laurie Simmons, Judy Pfaff, and Lari Pittman. Photo: Katy Portier

Event photos: Art21 at MoMA 10-2-07

Event photos: Art21 at MoMA 10-2-07

Last night Art21 hosted a private screening of Romance at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. A lively panel, featuring MoMA Chief Curator of Film Rajendra Roy as …

Lari Pittman, Untitled, 2007.

Also opening in LA tonight: Lari Pittman at Regen Projects

Also opening in LA tonight: Lari Pittman at Regen Projects

Tonight, Regen Projects in Los Angeles unveils an exhibition of new paintings and works on paper by Season 4 artist Lari Pittman. This show presents seven large-scale paintings, three mid-size …

Lari Pittman Untitled, 2003 (detail). Courtesy of the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman and Mark Bradford in Eden’s Edge at Hammer Museum

Lari Pittman and Mark Bradford in Eden’s Edge at Hammer Museum

Season 4 artists Mark Bradford and Lari Pittman are both featured in the Hammer Museum‚Äôs current survey, Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists. The show explores art made in Los Angeles …