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Talking the L.A. Art Scene at LACMA's Fall Gala

“It’s an honor just to be honored.” This was perhaps the one time Barbara Kruger was at a loss for words.

The influential American conceptual artist, who was celebrated Saturday night at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s annual Art + Film Gala alongside cinematic bon-vivant Quentin Tarantino, was a bit bowled over by the accolades and the turnout recognizing her illustrious career. 544 more words

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Art World Abstracts: Harvard Art Museums Dazzle in Cambridge, and More!

Those young kids at that school Cambridge take to their daily college rag to discuss the new Renzo Piano-designed Harvard Art Museums, which open to the public November 16 after six years of renovations. 382 more words

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Dark Optimism vs. Bright Pessimism: A Report From the Triple Canopy Gala

I’m outside Jing Fong, the cavernous red banquet hall on Elizabeth Street, bumming a cigarette from a male novelist. It’s cocktail hour at Triple Canopy… 991 more words

Barbara Kruger

For our first week – visual communication – I looked at the work of Barbara Kruger. Although she is primarily a photographer, she uses typography and editing to make her final pieces. 394 more words