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Identity Outfitters

by Christina Catherine Martinez
Snaking through the rooms of SFMOMA’s recently opened Cindy Sherman retrospective, I felt disturbingly underwhelmed by portrait after portrait of the artist acting as her own costumer, make-up artist, hairdresser, and photographer, becoming in each photograph, a different woman. Whispering into their recorders and to each other, the critics sound-byte thesis statements echoed off the walls like sage axioms: “pictures are misleading,” “identity is a social construction,” “photography is implicit... [more]
Posted by Christina Catherine Martinez on 7/26/12

Postopolis! LA Opening Night: A talk with Bettina Korek and Brian Roettinger

by Julienne Lin
On the opening night of Postopolis! LA, I found myself circling Flower and 6th street trying to find parking at the Standard. I entered the hotel that hyped up, and rode the elevator to the chic rooftop bar where the event was taking place. Jeffrey Inaba, Director of C-Lab, features editor of Volume magazine, and founder of INABA architecture, was finishing up a presentation among an audience full of architecture experts, art lovers, and socialites of L.A. I managed to steal a moment with... [more]
Posted by Julienne Lin on 4/6/09
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