Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Eakins’

Best of 2010 – L.A. Expanded: Sunday Boys

Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, Screen Tests Reel #4, 1964-65.

We’re looking back over a decade of Daily Serving’s greatest hits, and today’s selection comes from Shotgun Reviews editor Emily Holmes: “The column L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast was started in 2010 by Catherine Wagley, who wrote about the multifaceted Los Angeles scene from an approachable, personal voice. One of her finest pieces in that first year explored masculinity and the politics of gendered[…..]

Sunday Boys

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley I spent Sunday looking at boys. It began at LACMA, where I saw Catherine Opie’s quarterbacks, linebackers and surfers  followed by Thomas Eakins’s rowers, wrestlers and athletic but stationary nudes. It continued at the Egyptian Theater, with ten of Andy Warhol’s four-minute screen tests: Buffy Phelps with delicate, defiant eyes and blondish[…..]

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[…..]