Catherine Opie

Catherine Opie’s Houses (1995-1996), just like the many series of portraits for which she is perhaps best known, presents facades in full disclosure, isolating the subject and cropping out any extraneous detail, while making you work to glimpse the interiority. Documenting the imposing grandeur and elegance of the homes from the sidewalks of exclusive neighborhoods is an […]

Posted at 12:24 pm on February 12, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, Mousse | Continue reading

Critic’s Guide: Los Angeles

Lawrence Abu Hamdan Hammer Museum 20 January – 20 May Saydnaya, a military prison near Damascus, confirms some of our worst fears about the current state of Syria. The still-active, Assad-controlled institution operates in complete darkness (a lack of sunlight as well as transparency), and has its own crematorium. Given that three quarters of detainees […]

Posted at 2:24 pm on January 25, 2018 | Leave a comment | Filed Under: Announcements, frieze | Continue reading