Posts Tagged ‘MOCA’

The Eye Comes First

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley The first time I saw Andy Warhol, I thought he looked eccentric and ascetic, like a cross between Charles Manson, Gandhi and the Pope. I was in grade school, and Warhol, all in white, pale-skinned and wispy haired, was staring up from the pages of a late ‘80s edition of Chronicle of[…..]

This Space is Mine

Today we continue our week-long series Force of Failure with John Galliano, Natalie Portman and Vito Acconci in this week’s L.A. Expanded Column. FORCE OF FAILURE: DailyServing’s latest week-long series L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley John Galliano has a lavish-sounding last name (he shares it with an Italian liqueur), and lavish taste (“He knows, and we know,[…..]

Suprasensorial

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley When Light and Space sculptor James Turrell installed one of his light tunnels at the Whitney Museum in 1982, a woman leaned against a wall she thought she saw, fell and broke her wrist. She happened to be the wife of the Oregon State Supreme Court Chief Justice, and subsequently sued the[…..]

The Self-Discipline Artist

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Maybe it’s an American thing, a hanger-on Puritan fetish, but I can think of few qualities more seductive than discipline. It seems like the quickest path to perfection, and as much as I purport to accept—even celebrate—“idiosyncrasy,” “peculiarity,” “limitation,” they’re all consolation prizes, the realities you force yourself to love once you[…..]

Interview: Jeffrey Deitch

Today on DailyServing, we have gone to our wonderful friends at the Huffington Post for an amazing short interview with influential gallerist turned museum director, Jeffrey Deitch. Kimberly Brooks gets Deitch’s thoughts on the arts in Los Angeles, the first exhibition under his direction at the MOCA, and how he is adjusting to life on the West Coast. ———– Jeffrey Deitch said to me as[…..]

Deitch Aims Young

Catherine Wagley, DailyServing’s longest standing contributor is no stranger to the Los Angeles art community. Since our inception in 2006, Wagley has regularly contributed to the massive list of artist’s featured on DailyServing, while also building insightful commentary on the art happenings of Los Angeles, including the recent articles Another End to Irony, The Third Chapter of Blum and Poe and Faux Koons. Thanks to[…..]