August 12, 2014: Kara Walker’s Installation on Google Streetview and LACMA to Honor Quentin Tarantino and Barbara Kruger at November Gala
“Hypothesis for an Exhibition,” featuring works by Richard Aldrich, Harold Ancart, Sebastian Black, Kerstin Brätsch, Guyton Walker, KAYA, Charles Mayton, Giulio Paolini, Seth Price, Josh Smith, R. H. Quaytman, Antek Walczak, and Viola Yeşiltaç, closes at Dominique Lévy Gallery on Friday, August 15th.
Today’s Notable News
Carlo Massoud will create a second installation of his Arab Dolls, Maya, Zenia, Racha and Yara, for the Beirut Art Fair in September. The installation will feature 60 dolls wearing black veils in 15 symmetrical rows, to comment on the traditions and perceptions of the garment worn by Muslim and Arab women.
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Via @rainerjudd: “Life for me began here, on the family farm 44 years ago, 1970. Learned to plow, sow the oats, and wonder to the Moon and back. Thank you to the phenomenal guides, rascals, loves, amigos and all the crazy mad amounts of Love along the way. I’m one lucky New York City/Texas Woman.”
“A Japanese Artist Launches Plants Into Space” A story on Makoto Azuma’s “Exobiotanica” series that put a bonsai tree and a floral arrangement into space. (via T Magazine)
“Marfa’s Art World Gentrification Is Pushing Out Long-Time Residents” (via Hyperallergic)
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