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Scoli Acosta

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The Province of Provinces   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Scoli Acosta, Kathryn Andrews, Sarah Conaway, Fiona Connor, Kate Costello, Meg Cranston, Roy Dowell, Zackary Drucker, Rhys Ernst, Patricia Fernández, Dan Finsel, Morgan Fisher, Liz Glynn, Mark Hagen, Zach Harris, Channa Horowitz, Pearl C. Hsiung, Vishal Jugdeo, Mimi Lauter, Thomas Lawson, Meleko Mokgosi, Ruby Neri, D'Ette Nogle, Alex Olson, Camilo Ontiveros, Joel Otterson, Karthik Pandian, Laura Riboli, Analia Saban, Brian Sharp, Ryan Sluggett, David Snyder, Jill Spector, Koki Tanaka, Caroline Thomas, CODY TREPTE, Erika Vogt, Lisa Williamson at Hammer Museum June 2nd, 2012 - September 2nd, 2012
Posted 7/1/12
Los Angeles, a city of developers and opportunists, store-front mystics and varyingly legal working-class migrants, is also by some lights a city of artists. The Hammer Museum recently unveiled its first Los Angeles biennial, an inward-looking affair solely showcasing the work of locals. Can an exhibition thus conceived add up to anything more than narcissism? Sure, but whether this is possible in LA, a city with a profoundly neurotic self-regard, is a question left open by the biennial dubbed M... [more]
Los Angeles, May 2010 - Remember the street where you were once hit by a car, a red Chevy near the flickering streetlamp two doors down from your grandmother's, the skid-marks scarred the asphalt for nearly a year. The bookstore where you met the boy you very almost married, he was in Anthropology you were in Literary Non-Fiction perusing a dog-eared copy of Joan Didion, feeling cool and West Coast urbane; the bookstore's calico cat purring, her eyes clenched shut, past your leg. The dodgy oche... [more]
October 17, 2008, LONDON- Congratulations to Scoli Acosta for the Champagne Perrier-Jouët Prize for Best Artist at Zoo Art Fair, and Clunie Reid for the John Jones Art on Paper Award!   Champagne Perrier-Jouët Prize for Best Artist at Zoo Art Fair This year’s winner is Scoli Acosta Represented at the Fair by Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris at Stand C17 "Acosta's work contained several motifs which appealed to the judges, but I think it was the image of the cornocopia that swung it for the Pe... [more]
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