Posts Tagged ‘UCLA Hammer Museum’

Most Beautiful Boy

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Sometimes, an artist strikes a chord with his contemporaries, and affection for him ripples through culture more distinctly and effusively than anything he’s actually made.  Paul Thek was that kind of artist, perhaps better suited to being a muse than to having one. Homages began coming his way before he’d cleared thirty-five[.....]

Little Darlings

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley On The Rolling Stone’s website, you can see a behind-the-scenes video of  Terry Richardson shooting the new Justin Bieber cover. In it, between shots, Bieber answers fan mail. He’ll read a letter aloud then, not usually thinking for more then a second or two, spin off his answer. Someone name Marty T.[.....]

Another End to Irony: DS Archives

Originally published on September 3rd, 2009 Second Nature, currently on view at the UCLA Hammer Museum, provides a freshly intelligent glimpse into Los Angeles’ past decade, depicting a world in which art can insouciantly assert itself without resorting to contrivance. 1. “‘There’s going to be a seismic change,” said Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter after 9/11. “I think it’s the end of the age of[.....]