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The UTA Fine Arts chooses Larry Clark to inaugurate its Los Angeles space

The branch of the Hollywood Talent Agency representing artists, the UTA Fine Arts, launched, on 17 September in the centre of Los Angeles, a gallery for events and performances featuring their protégés, and for collaborations with commercial galleries. The inaugural exhibition will focus on the work of photographer and film director Larry Clark, with a projection of his well-known film from 1968, Tulsa. This is his first solo exhibition in Los Angeles since...

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Ibid Gallery moves to a converted warehouse in Los Angeles

Also with a London address, Ibid Gallery is moving to the centre of Los Angeles, to a 1,200 m2 converted warehouse in the Boyle Heights district. The gallery is opening its new space on 25 September with exhibitions by artists David Adamo, Devin Farrand, as well as a group exhibition organised by one of the artistic advisers of the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Paolo Colombo, featuring works by artists such as Ed Ruscha, Rosemarie Trockel and Félix...

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Premature announcement on the sales price of Kanye West’s wax double

An article in The New York Times has made a premature announcement, this time by saying that a wax sculpture of Kanye West, inspired by the video clip “Famous”, was being placed on sale for $4 million by the Blum & Poe Gallery in Los Angeles, where it is currently on display. The gallery specified that the statue is not yet for sale, and that the $4 million price tag is a mere estimate. “It was just a pop-up exhibition based on my and the gallery’s interest in Kanye West as a multidisciplinary artist and the fact that we do these kinds of events with regularity,” declared gallery co-founder Tim Blum to The Los Angeles...

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Yayoi Kusama to tour North America

At the age of 87 years, Yayoi Kusama is setting off to conquer North America with a travelling exhibition that will kick off in February 2017 and finish at the end of autumn 2018. The exhibition called “Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors” will first be presented at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington, D.C., from 23 February 2017. It will then travel to the Seattle Art Museum from June to September 2017, to the Broad in Los Angeles from October 2017 to January 2018, and finish up at the Cleveland Museum of Art from July to October 2018. For the first time in decades in North America, the exhibition will be presenting six of the artist’s most emblematic installations, along with a selection of 60 paintings, sculptures, assemblies and archive materials produced since...

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Redling Fine Art representing Tony Oursler

Redling Fine Art (Los Angeles) is representing US artist Tony Oursler who lives and works in New York. Tony Oursler was born in New York in 1957. He graduated with a BA in fine arts from the California Institute for the Arts in 1979. His work associates different practices and mediums including video, sculpture, installation, performance and painting. Tony Oursler has had many exhibitions in institutions such as the Walker Art Centre in Minneapolis, documenta VIII and IX in Kassel, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh, the Skulptur Projekte in Munster, the Museum Ludwig in Cologne, the Hirshorn Museum in Washington, the Tate in...

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