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Ari Marcopoulos Survey   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ari Marcopoulos at Foam - Fotografie Museum February 26th, 2010 - June 16th, 2010
Posted 6/14/10
This spring Foam presents an exhibition by the Amsterdam-born photographer and filmmaker, Ari Marcopoulos. Marcopoulos (Amsterdam, 1957) set off for New York in 1979 and quickly became a significant documenter of alternative youth culture in America throughout the last three decades. Foam is showing work from his entire oeuvre, ranging from photos of the emerging hip-hop and downtown art scene in New York in the 1980s and the snowboard and skate culture in the 1990s, to frequent depiction... [more]
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In Memory of the zine   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Ari Marcopoulos at Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive September 23rd, 2009 - February 7th, 2010
Posted 11/9/09
        Ari Marcopolous’ mid-career survey currently on view at BAM/PFA features a number of the artist’s meticulously produced zines and other related ephemera displayed (perhaps somewhat appropriately) under glass. Removed from circulation and placed in vitrines, these graphic, self-produced publications seem fragile, perhaps almost relics of a bygone era that went the way of small press 45s. But then again, these are scrappy little suckers—and it seems a bit premature to foreclose the le... [more]
Sept. 2009 -  ArtSlant's Senior Editor, Andrew Berardini, had a conversation with Ari Marcopoulos about his exhibition Within Arm's Reach at the Berkeley Art Museum (Sept. 23, 2009 - Feb.7, 2010) and other projects.  The following exchange came from that conversation. I'll be your mirror Reflect what you are, in case you don't know I'll be the wind, the rain and the sunset The light on your door to show that you're home When you think the night has seen your mind That inside you're twisted... [more]
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