Posts Tagged ‘Jack Pierson’

Summer Social

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Two years ago, I had probably the best art summer I ever had. Ryan Trecartin’s show was at MOCA’s PDC satellite and I went 6 times, and it felt like a group show — or a show made by a group — even though it wasn’t. So as summer show season starts again, here’s a revisited homage to the group. L.A. Expanded: Notes from the[…..]

The Butt, and the Photograph

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Rarely do I smell cigarettes in public these days. If they smoke at all, people close to me tend to bring out lighters only on occasions involving heavy drinking.  This shift is a surprising testament to common sense.  Occasionally, it seems, we can do what’s best for us. Of course, that common[…..]

Summer Social

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley “I remember thinking when I first saw a show of Jack Pierson’s that it looked like a group show–Jack’s photos, big letters, a desk. I was excited by this possibility,” wrote Eileen Myles, “that anyone might start to look like a group.” That the peripatetic Pierson–who’s like a travel photographer fixated on minutiae[…..]