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Taryn Simon

Taryn Simon's "Bird's of the West Indies" at Gagosian Gallery (PHOTOS)

Eric Minh Swenson | Posted 03.25.2014 | Arts
Eric Minh Swenson

On Thursday, February 27, 2014, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, held a pre-Oscar exhibition of Taryn Simon's Birds of the West Indies (2013-14). I was only able to capture the first hour of the largely-packed opening.

Shoja Azari: Illusion and Disillusion

Kisa Lala | Posted 02.09.2014 | Arts
Kisa Lala

If Orientalism once represented a romantic Western view of the orient, that once-dominant framing view has perhaps been co-opted by digital cameras on both sides of the hemisphere.

On Taryn Simon, Our Monday Muse

Prabal Gurung | Posted 10.20.2013 | Style
Prabal Gurung

Taryn Simon has that coveted quality, that quiet, unassuming allure, a sensuality sustained by an intense intelligence and sense of innocent, but fiery curiosity. She is a PG woman, and this Monday's muse.

Taryn Simon and the Relativity of Truth

Chris Vroom | Posted 04.16.2013 | Arts
Chris Vroom

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Smoking Art in Downtown LA

Edward Goldman | Posted 01.06.2013 | Arts
Edward Goldman

Paraphrasing Mark Twain, let me say that reports of the demise of the Downtown art scene have been greatly exaggerated. 2012-11-07-goldmandowntown.jpg

Taryn Simon Presents A Living Man Declared Dead

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.06.2012 | Arts

Art.sy has begun a series of intriguing new short collaborative films that showcase artists reflecting on their own work. The first artist to take par...

Where Art Is Spoken -- Three Midtown Magnets

Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Mark Wiener and Linda DiGusta

"Contraband" is the culmination of photographer Taryn Simon's 5-day documentation of every single item -- from sandwiches to firearms -- seized from international flights at JFK Airport in New York.

PLAN ForYourArt September 16-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thro...