Evocations of the Everyday: The Street Pictures of Jeff Wall (2009)

To combine cinematography with photography, Wall took his camera out of the studio along with lights and actors with the intention ofmaking pictures with the look of films from the 1970s that would lend a sharp, documentary style to his pieces. By Graham W. Bell In 1982, Wall took his photography to the street. Combining the aesthetic […]

Ed Ruscha on Change in Los Angeles Today (2016)

Edward Ruscha is an American artist who has specialized in painting, drawing, photography, and books. Born in 1937, Ruscha moved to Los Angeles to attend school at Chouinard Art Institute in 1956. In the early 1960s, he contributed to the birth of “pop art” and his work was featured in the famed 1962 exhibition “New […]

Dan Colen – “American Pastoral ” by Chelsea McMullan (2016)

Chelsea McMullan captures artist Dan Colen as he trades the concrete jungle for the fresh air of his Sky High Farm in upstate New York. Read the full feature on NOWNESS: http://bit.ly/1aWQZBB Dan Colen (b 1979) named the bad boy of post-pop in New York. Colen’s visual art consist of many medias such as painted […]

ASX.TV: Petra Cortright @ Depart Foundation (2015)

Los Angeles – Depart Foundation had its first solo exhibition of works by Los Angeles based artist Petra Cortright. Curated by Paul Young, NIKI, LUCY, LOLA, VIOLA, on view during July 9 – September 12, 2015. They presented an immersive viewing experience that featured large-scale Flash animations, new video works and animated digital paintings. Cortright’s […]

ASX.TV: Roe Ethridge in Conversation with Kevin Moore

BFA Photography and Video and DEAR DAVE, magazine present artist Roe Ethridge discussing his recently published book Shelter Island (Mack Books) with Kevin Moore. The monograph features photographs from a summer vacation Ethridge took with his family to Long Island, where they rented an all-American kit house and discovered the relics of the previous owners. […]

Exploring Two Works by Diane Arbus and Their Connection to the 60’s

A Young Man in Curlers at Home on West 20th Street (N.Y.C. 1966) Arbus uses a strong flash to create a high-contrast photograph in “A Young Man in Curlers at Home on West 20th Street,” which is representative of the strong, conflicting ideologies of Americans in the 1960s. The man’s face is stark white compared […]

ASX.TV: Takashi Murakami, “The 500 Arhats” (2016)

A short preview of Takashi Murakami’s solo exhibition “The 500 Arhats,” open at the Mori Art Museum in Tokyo, Saturday October 31, 2015 -Sunday March 6, 2016. ©2015 Takashi Murakami/Kaikai Kiki Co., Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Five Uneasy Pieces: An Interview with Juno Calypso

A Dream in Green, 2015 “I would consider it a personal investigation of the self, but my self is a feminine-feminist. So it also becomes political, but I wouldn’t say I’m pandering – certainly not self consciously and even more certainly not unknowingly.” BF: Within the theatricality of your images, you seem to be hinting […]