This week: We talk to artist, critic, escort Devon Britt-Darby. We are joing by Chris Sperandio as a special correspondant.
Not to be missed!
This week: A BAS bureau twofer!
First Patricia talks to Mika Tajima.
This week, Patricia Maloney chats with artist Mika Tajima at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art just before the opening of the exhibitionÂ Stage Presence, where her collaborative film, performance, and sculptural project,Â Today is Not a Dress Rehearsal, is currently on view through October 8, 2012 .
Mika Tajima,Â was born in Los Angeles, and lives and works in Brooklyn. She earned a BA from Bryn Mawr College in 1997, an MFA from Columbia University in 2003, and attended The Fabric Workshop and Museum Apprentice Training Program in 2003. Her work has been included in the exhibitionsÂ The Pedestrians, South London Gallery, London (2011);Â Transaction Abstraite, New Galerie, Paris (2011);Â The Double, Bass Museum, Miami (2010);Â Knightâ€™s Move, Sculpture Center, Long Island City (2010);Â Today is Not a Dress Rehearsal, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2009);Â The Extras, X Initiative, New York (2009);Â Learn to Communicate Like a Fucking Normal Person, Art Production Fund, New York (2009);Â Deal or No Deal, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami (2008);Â 2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2008);Â Mika Tajima: Broken Plaid/Holding Your Breath (taking the long way), RISD Museum, Providence (2008);Â The Double, The Kitchen, New York (2008);Â Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2007);Â Music Is a Better Noise, PS.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City (2006);Â Grass Grows Forever in Every Possible Direction, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2005);Â Echoplex, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York (2005); andÂ Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway (2005). She is part of the music-based performance group New Humans.
Next: New India correspondant Tanya Gill goes to the India Art Fair!
Tanya Gill, a Chicago artist living in New Delhi, wanders through the India Art Fair of 2012. Over the course of four days she spoke to Gallery owners and artists, and found a surprising number of Chicago connects. Recorded here are her conversations with Kiran Chandra, Renuka Sawhney of The Guild, artist Vibha Galhotra, artist Ram Rahman from The SAHMAT Collective,Â Laura Williams of Art 18/21, artists Joan Livingston andÂ Katarina Weslien from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Ritika Baheti of the Autonomous Public Laboratory Project, and four living works of artÂ by Preeti Chandrakant.
This week: Amanda and Susan Sollins talk to Marina Abramovic and then Tom Sanford and Amanda talk to Brent Birnbaum at NADA 2011 (the first two minutes are a bit noisy, it goes away).
This week: 7 effing years! Our NADA series continues with Los Angeles based artist Matt Greene.
(b. 1972, lives and works in Los Angeles)
“Defenders of Reality,” Peres Projects, Los Angeles
“Eden’s Edge,” curated by Gary Garrels, Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Forthcoming
Solo Exhibition, Deitch Projects, New York
Group Show, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, England
“Swallow Harder: Selections from the Collection of Ben and Aileen Krohn,” Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, curated by Robin Held
“the wilderness is gathering her children once again,” Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
“LAXed: Paintings from the Other Side,” Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
“Panic Room” works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Athens
“We Are the Dead,” Modern Art Inc., London, UK
“She Who Casts the Darkest Shadow on Our Dreams,” Peres Projects, Los Angeles, California “JT Leroy, Origins of Harold,” Deitch Projects and Art Production Fund, New York, NY
“Translation,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
“Traum/Trauma Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens,” Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria
“Gravity’s Rainbow,” Peres Projects Athens, Greece
Greene has been featured in Art Forum, Flash Art, The Believer, Frieze, I-D, The New York Times, and recently catalogues of his work were published by Peres Projects (“She Who Casts the Darkest Shadow on Our Dreams”) and The Moore Space (“Scream”).
Catalog available for the solo exhibition at Deitch Projects, New York.
Greene’s work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; and the Honart Museum, Terhran.
This week: Hyperallergic founderÂ Hrag Vartanian live from NADA.
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