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Doug Aitken 'Station to Station' (Review)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 08.27.2015 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

Last weekend I had the opportunity to screen Doug Aitken's "Station to Station" at the Nuart in Santa Monica. Aiken attended the screening with fellow art world luminaries who were impressed by the film.

Doug Aitken's Train of Flame

Dean Kuipers | Posted 12.02.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

It is a generative sculpture. The long strips of LED lights fixed to the side of the train are not pre-programmed, but are triggered by sensors on the train that measure light, temperature, sound and speed and are constantly remixing live.

It's A Little Hard To Write A Song About Plastic

Jackson Browne | Posted 11.27.2013 | Green
Jackson Browne

The problem is not the things we like, it's the way we do business. It's the way huge corporations handle distributing goods, maximizing profits. We absolutely have the power to turn this around, to whatever extent that we really want to turn it around.

'I Love Meeting New People': Cat Power on The Power of Collaboration

Cat Power | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Cat Power

This is an "anything can happen" environment -- you make plans to do something in ten minutes and then another person will inject their ideas. Everything is constantly shifting. But I always think, collaboration and improvisation are so important.

No Filter: How I Captured Winslow, Arizona in 180 Images

Stephen Shore | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Stephen Shore

What I discovered was that I was taking a different kind of picture than I'd taken before. I was emphasizing the foreground and leaving the background a little out of focus. It's an approach I'd never used before and found that I returned to a half dozen times that day.

Stephen Shore: Photos as Performance for "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.23.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

Iconic American photographer Stephen Shore is showing us the images he shot the day before in tiny Winslow, Arizona. Empty intersections. A white station wagon buried in low shrubs.

The Expanding Universe of Doug Aitken's "Station to Station"

Dean Kuipers | Posted 11.20.2013 | Arts
Dean Kuipers

I ducked into a black felt yurt set up in the Railyard in Santa Fe, New Mexico, one of the installations traveling with Doug Aitken's latest large-scale artwork, "Station To Station," and was instantly involved in a mind-bending discussion about the expansion of the universe.

Doug Aitken's Nomadic Extravaganza Takes Off

Posted 09.10.2013 | Arts

Artists, nomads, culture-junkies and transportation enthusiasts alike have been counting down the days until Doug Aitken's big artsy road trip finally...

A Big Fat Artsy Road Trip

Posted 06.21.2013 | Arts

Doug Aitken is going on a road trip from New York to San Francisco, and he's taking some of the finest contemporary artists and musicians with him. Je...