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Blood Lines: How Catherine Opie Made Her Mark

2 months agoLGBT / Gay :

Before she shot surfers, Opie's work reveled in bondage and needles.

Art exhibits featuring Marilyn Minter, Roman mosaics and Agnes Martin highlight the Spring

2 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Times art critic Christopher's Knight's list of spring exhibition highlights, compiled by Grace Krilanovich. NOW OPEN Don't Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA Selections from the permanent collection includes works by Catherine Opie, Cady Noland, Sarah Sze and Paul McCarthy. Geffen Contemporary at MOCA,...

A photographer got an exclusive look at Elizabeth Taylor's home, clothing, and jewelry collection just before she died — here are her stunning photos

When social documentary photographer Catherine Opie embarked on the project of documenting the home of actress Elizabeth Taylor in November of 2010, no one could have anticipated just how timely her visit was. Midway through the project, Taylor died after a long struggle with congestive heart failure. Show More Summary

An Intimate Tour Of Elizabeth Taylor's Bel Air Mansion

Catherine Opie shot over 3,000 images of the late actress's home—and yes, the diamonds are flawless. Cinema siren, humanitarian, close friend of Michael Jackson, and repeat divorcee—Elizabeth Taylor (1932–2011) epitomized what it means to be a true celebrity before the age of TMZ. Show More Summary

An Intimate Portrait of Elizabeth Taylor as Seen Through Her Home

Catherine Opie never got to meet Elizabeth Taylor. The actress passed away three months into Opie’s six-month portrait project of Taylor’s Bel-Air home, located at 700 Nimes Road, what Opie ultimately named the book of the work, published...Show More Summary

For the record

Catherine Opie: In the Arts & Books section elsewhere in this edition, a caption for two photos that accompanied an article about photographer Catherine Opie implies that a photo of Opie is a self-portrait and that the image is part of a Hammer Museum exhibition. As the photo credit indicates,...

Museums present two solo exhibitions on Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

In a collaborative effort to present work by the Los Angeles-based artist Catherine Opie (b. 1961, Sandusky, Ohio), The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and the Hammer Museum showcase two solo exhibitions simultaneously; Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road and Catherine Opie: Portraits. Show More Summary

A Catherine Opie moment in Los Angeles at LACMA and MOCA

4 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

Catherine Opie is thinking about slowing down these days. Not creatively, by any stretch — the fine-art photographer will have one of the most visible moments of her career this week when two solo exhibitions open just eight days apart at the Museum of Contemporary Art and the Hammer Museum. In...

Lehmann Maupin announces debut solo exhibition for Los Angeles-based photographer Catherine Opie

4 months agoArts : Artdaily

Lehmann Maupin presents the gallery?s debut solo exhibition for Los Angeles-based photographer Catherine Opie. For the occasion, two concurrent exhibitions are on view at the gallery?s Chelsea and Lower East Side locations, featuring...Show More Summary

GFY Giveaway: 700 Nimes Road by Catherine Opie

And giveaways are BACK! This is a good one for all of you who (a) are into Elizabeth Taylor, (b) like to see the inside of people’s homes, or, best of all, (c) both. You can get a sense of the inside photos in the slideshow above. WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Per Amazon: The renowned photographer Read More...

ArtRx LA

8 months agoArts : Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — This week, an exhibition of Chicano art opens, an essayistic documentary from filmmaker Chris Marker screens, a book signing brings together former Interview magazine editor Bob Colacello and photographer Catherine Opie, and more.

Former USC MFA Students Petition University To Fire Dean

10 months agoArts : Modern Art Notes

“The petition received over 760 signatures, including quite a few from prominent artists and arts professionals, including Martha Rosler, Catherine Opie, and former Dean of the USC School of Fine Arts John S. Gordon. Their comments were included in a letter (reproduced below) that accompanied the petition.”

USC MFA Class of 2015 Delivers Petition to USC Leadership

10 months agoArts : Art Fag City

Today, the students have delivered the 760-plus signatures from the international art community, which includes high-profile names like Anton Vidokle, Catherine Opie, and Martha Rosler, along with a new letter calling for the Dean’s removal, to the USC president, high-ranking staff, and board members.

Supreme Court's gay marriage decision sparks art world jubilation

11 months agoArts : Culture Monster

Catherine Opie knows firsthand about the one step forward, two steps back pattern of legal rulings on same sex marriage in the U.S. 

Catherine Opie: Shifting Observations

last yearArts : Art21 Blog

In this excerpt from a newly published interview with Catherine Opie, she discusses the utopian and dystopian, her style of documentary photography, and the idea of America as the great democracy.

Catherine Opie Is The Mastermind Behind Portlandia's New Promo Art

Normally, we don't get that excited for television promo art, but then again, most TV shows don't enlist our favorite artists to compose their advertisements. On that note -- thank you, Portlandia, and thank you, Catherine Opie. Yes, Opie photographed the glorious Carrie Brownstein and Fred Armisen in anticipation of Portlandia's fifth season. Show More Summary

Take a Look at Catherine Opie’s ‘Portlandia’ Season 5 Promotional Art

Portlandia, more than perhaps any other show, provides a complex (albeit sketch-comedically exaggerated) blueprint of a community — a warm… Read More

Exhibition of work by American photographer Catherine Opie opens in Liverpool

2 years agoArts : Artdaily

A new acquisition for the Walker Art Gallery takes the centre of a stunning collection of work by leading American photographer, Catherine Opie. The Gang: Photographs by Catherine Opie (1990), which runs at the Walker from 4 October to 15 February 2015, is a major part of Liverpool?s Homotopia Festival 2014. Show More Summary

Catherine Opie Visits Her Hometown

2 years agoArts : Art21 Blog

In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2011, photographer Catherine Opie visits her hometown of Sandusky, Ohio.

James Franco Covers Numéro Homme Spring/Summer 2014 Issue

Franco Covers Numéro Homme–Actor James Franco brings his humor to the spring/summer 2014 cover of Numéro Homme. Photographed by Catherine Opie for the magazine’s Nature issue, the cover regular is captured in studio, wearing a floral look from Gucci’s spring/summer 2014 collection, while heading outdoors for a shot in a more traditional ensemble. Show More Summary

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