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Edward Kienholz

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Why I’m Not Going to See Five Car Stud at LACMA   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Edward Kienholz at LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art September 4th, 2011 - January 15th, 2012
Posted 10/10/11
I’d just finished my freshman year of college in Texas when I heard about the brutal murder of James Byrd, Jr. in Jasper, Texas. Mr. Byrd was dragged by his ankles behind a pickup truck for almost three miles. What was left of his body was dumped in front of an African-American cemetery. I tear up remembering the event and the details of the murder even now. The legislation which arose from the crime, the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act, was signed by President Obama in... [more]
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The Surreal House   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Louise Bourgeois, Joseph Cornell, Salvador Dali, Maya Deren, Marcel Duchamp, Alberto Giacometti, Rebecca Horn, Edward Kienholz, Rem Koolhaas, René Magritte, Man Ray at Barbican Art Gallery June 10th, 2010 - September 12th, 2010
Posted 7/11/10
'A means toward the total liberation of the mind and everything that resembles it.' Declaration of The Bureau of Surrealist Research, 27th January 1925. The way we live, the curious blurring of real circumstances with the flux of an internal world: of longings, dreams, and secret chambers. These fascinating lines of enquiry form the exhibition at Barbican Art Gallery, 'The Surrealist House' , curated by Jane Alison, Alona Pardo, Eleanor Nairne and Léa-Catherine Szacke. The Barbi... [more]
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