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.
“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.”
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.
Catherine Opie knows firsthand about the one step forward, two steps back pattern of legal rulings on same sex marriage in the U.S.
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.
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
Portlandia, more than perhaps any other show, provides a complex (albeit sketch-comedically exaggerated) blueprint of a community — a warm… Read More
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
In today’s Exclusive, filmed in 2011, photographer Catherine Opie visits her hometown of Sandusky, Ohio.
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
Phil Jackson. LAX shooting response. City Hall wants a street and sidewalk repair tax. Maureen Dowd and Garcetti on Garcetti. Steve :Lopez on earthquake preparedness. Walter Kirn, Catherine Opie and more. Plus Soboroff acquires another typewriter.
Artists John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie, who left L.A.'s Museum of Comtemporary Art board in protest in July 2012, are returning in support of the museum's new director, Philippe Vergne. Also joining the board is L.A. Show More Summary
The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, announced today the election of returning artist trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie and new artist trustee Mark Grotjahn to the MOCA board. Show More Summary
Reflecting art community support for MOCA's new director, Philippe Vergne, John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and Catherine Opie have returned to the museum's board of trustees.
· Sexy "Garcetti kayaking" posters by Catherine Opie going up at LAX · Brassy Echo Park Lake boathouse getting more tasteful paint job · Work at the Wilshire Grand skyscraper has reached bottom · California about to be flush,...
Garcetti posters by Catherine Opie. Krekorian not running for Supes. City Hall may allow more cats. Jacob Soboroff goes to Tokyo. Proud Bird to stay open awhile longer. Photos of Inkwell beach. OC vs LA. And more.
Catherine Opie confessed she was never a fan of the posters at LAX showing the mayor welcoming air travelers to Los Angeles.
John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger, Catherine Opie and Ed Ruscha, who resigned from the MOCA board last year, will help in the search for a new director to replace Jeffrey Deitch. The four prominent artists who resigned from the board of...Show More Summary
CHICAGO — Miranda July's new project We Think Alone blurs the lines between a public confession and a private thought, asking participants Kareen Abdul-Jabbar, Lena Dunham, Kirsten Dunst, Sheila Heti, Etgar Keret, Late and Laura Mulleavy, Catherine Opie Lee Smolin and Danh Vo to share emails with you.
The Baer Faxt reports that MOCA's artist board members John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, Catherine Opie, and Barbara Kruger have been replaced.