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Catherine Opie

Portlandia's New Promo Art Has Arrived

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 12.17.2014 | Arts

Normally, we don't get that excited for television promo art, but then again, most TV shows don't enlist our favorite artists to compose their adverti...

How Frida Kahlo Forever Changed The Art World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.29.2014 | Arts

When you think about badass, game-changing female artists, Frida Kahlo is probably one of the first to come to mind. The fearless surrealist has, over...

Lights, Camera, Action: Take Two

Edward Goldman | Posted 06.22.2014 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Now that all the prayers, celebrations, and wonderful food of last week's Passover and Easter are behind us, it's time to get back to business. And ...

The Art Fairs of Frieze Week 2013

MutualArt | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
MutualArt

It's London's turn in the great art fair cycle, and Frieze and its satellites have descended upon the British city for the eleventh year. As expected, the powers behind Frieze have a world class line up of special exhibitions, film and a sculpture park that will pair contemporary and historical pieces.

Doug Aitken: All Aboard the Art Train

MutualArt | Posted 09.03.2013 | Arts
MutualArt

All aboard the art express! Next week, Doug Aitken’s art train project, Station to Station: A Nomadic Happening, will embark on a cross-country ...

Famous Emails Are Just Like Yours... Kinda

Posted 07.24.2013 | Arts

For one month now, filmmaker and artist Miranda July has been making Mondays a little more tolerable by sprucing up our inboxes with emails from famou...

'On This Day We Move Forward Yet Again'

Posted 06.27.2013 | Arts

Yesterday marked a historic moment in the struggle for marriage equality in the United States, as both the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) and Californ...

'It's A Very Cathy Opie Moment In LA'

Tracey Harnish | Posted 05.05.2013 | Arts
Tracey Harnish

Julie and Pig Pen. 2012, Courtesy of Catherine Opie and Regen Projects, Los Angeles "It's a very Cathy Opie moment in LA," Catherine Opie says and ...

Catherine Opie: A Life of Total Immersion

Diana Nyad | Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts
Diana Nyad

Catherine Opie's mind is perpetually in overdrive. Her eye is probing. And her art is a reflection of her charisma, her curiosity.

The Real Reason Catherine Opie Resigned From MOCA

Posted 01.29.2013 | Arts

Photographer Catherine Opie was one of four major artists to resign from the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art amid controversy last summer. Foll...

Artist Group Creates Petition To Save MOCA

Posted 07.25.2012 | Arts

Yesterday Robert Storr wrote for HuffPost Arts about "the ongoing fiasco" at the Museum of Contemporary Art in LA, but we urge you to not give up on t...

No Artists Left: Ed Ruscha Leaves MOCA Board

Posted 07.16.2012 | Arts

Ed Ruscha is the latest artist to resign from the board of the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, leaving no artists left on the board. The t...

Enraptured by Catherine Opie's Incredible Eye

Diana Nyad | Posted 02.08.2012 | Arts
Diana Nyad

An inspiring scope of subject matter, along with dazzling artistry in terms of color, paper, technique, background, etc, have all led Opie to be considered one of the leading artists of our time.

Women's Art of Renewal: Carrie Mae Weems, Vanessa Beecroft, Sharon Lockhart, Catherine Opie and Lisa Yuskavage

G. Roger Denson | Posted 03.08.2013 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

2011-08-23-Screenshot20110823at7.07.12PM.jpg Art long outlives the institutions and ideologies it is made to service.

Shannon Ebner - L.A.'s Comma Chameleon: This Artweek.LA (July 18-24)

Bill Bush | Posted 09.18.2011 | Arts
Bill Bush

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ForumFest 2011

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 05.28.2011 | Los Angeles

Who: You What: ForumFest 2011, a celebration of this year's accomplishments in architecture and a fundraiser for the Forum's future projects. The eve...

XX Chromosocial: Women Artists Cross The Homosocial Divide

G. Roger Denson | Posted 09.15.2014 | Arts
G. Roger Denson

The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.

BLOGWATCH> The White House Hang's Catherine Opie's Photos, on ModernArtNotes

artinfo.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

The White House has installed Catherine Opie's Lake Michigan, Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer (2004-05). The four-photo work is on loan from the Museu...

ART WORLD: Ten Most Overrated Los Angeles Art Stars

Mat Gleason | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Here are the top ten living Los Angeles artists whose success is nowhere near commensurate with their accomplishments.

Plan ForYourArt: July 22-28

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings for the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Plan ForYourArt April 22-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Spring, like art, is full of surprises. From fruit trees to desert festivals to cover artist Mark Bradford's community advocacy, art grows in unexpected places.

Greening Hollywood: Annenberg's Space Exhibits Humanity in Pixels

Paige Donner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Paige Donner

The Annenberg Foundation has bestowed an exquisite visual, digital jewel upon our city and that jewel is The Annenberg Space For Photography, opening this week.

Culture Zohn: Sexy Ballet, Provocative Projections and the Mayor: the Guggenheim Gets (Re)-Dressed

Patricia Zohn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Patricia Zohn

2008-09-23-worksandprocessrunway2.jpg Gone are the days of the staid museum. This is a three ring affair and worth checking out as soon as possible.