Fire Island Artist Residency’s online editions store recently added a really good Catherine Opie reprint. [FIAR] Krisztina Czika makes knockoff IKEA mugs using body hair removal wax and human hair. Based on the comments section of this article, they aren’t very popular. Show More Summary
There's a lot going on in "Catherine Opie, All-American Subversive/Her photographs range from the marginal to the mainstream, capturing things that are invisible to the rest of us" by Ariel Levy in The New Yorker — including some photographs...Show More Summary
In the course of a thirty-year career, the photographer Catherine Opie has made a study of the freeways of Los Angeles, lesbian families, surfers, Tea Party gatherings, America’s national parks, the houses of Beverly Hills, teen-ageShow More Summary
Anish Kapoor, Steve McQueen, Laurie Anderson, Ed Ruscha, Matthew Barney, Rosalind Krauss, Hank Willis Thomas, Catherine Opie and Yinka Shonibare are among the artists, writers, musicians and curators from around the world committed to...Show More Summary
Catherine Opie sums it up for some of the artists who joined the estimated 750,000 people marching and protesting on Saturday: "Artists need to bring that voice of opposition to this cause — with every drop of blood and every tear."
Recently, I saw Catherine Opie’s self-portrait Dyke (1993), a photograph currently on display at the Whitney Museum in New York. Opie is a contemporary photographer credited for bringing images of BDSM into mainstream culture in the 1990s. Show More Summary
Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road is on view at the George Eastman Museum from October 1, 2016 through January 8, 2017. The exhibition presents recent work by Los Angeles?based artist Catherine Opie, one of the essential figures in contemporary photography. Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — If you visited LA this summer, it would have been hard for you to ignore the presence of Robert Mapplethorpe.
Conceptualist John Baldessari is fascinated by the ways in which a small canvas by Belgian surrealist René Magritte questions what we think we know. Photographer Catherine Opie is beguiled by the embrace of a pair of wrestlers in an 1899 canvas by Thomas Eakins. And Mario Ybarra Jr., known for...
Before she shot surfers, Opie's work reveled in bondage and needles.
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,...
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
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
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
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,...
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
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 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
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...
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.