Posts Tagged ‘Robert Adams’

Alec Soth: Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree at Colby College Museum of Art

Alec Soth. Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree, 2012 (video still); single-channel video; 6:23. Courtesy of the Artist.

Alec Soth’s video, Summer Nights at the Dollar Tree, concludes with an excerpt from the Allen Ginsberg poem “A Supermarket in California.”    What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.    In my hungry fatigue, and shopping for images, I went into the neon fruit[…..]

The City Proper

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley The first time I visited downtown Los Angeles, I was surprised by its bareness. A friend and I, both of us art students, had driven in from Claremont for an opening, tackling the congested Santa Monica freeway for the first time, too. A fellow student and L.A. veteran had warned us that,[…..]