November 1, 1987 |
Jill Giegerich was driving screws into a piece of plywood when the buzzer rang to announce a visitor to her downtown Los Angeles studio. After leading the way upstairs, she went back to finish the task, giving her visitor time to take in stacks of wood, trestle tables, a tool chest and neatly organized rows of sketches, one of them labeled "Lenin's Brain."
June 22, 1985 |
If the Museum of Contemporary Art's Temporary Contemporary facility is Los Angeles' Big Top, its new batch of shows is a nine-ring circus--actually 10, if you count the continuing exhibition of the Panza collection. Not that "Summer 1985: Nine Artists"--opening today to museum founders and Sunday to members--is geared to entertainment. There are no dancing bears or tightrope walkers, just nine separate art shows installed as simultaneous attractions.
April 18, 1987 |
UCSD's Mandeville Gallery, under the general title "Sculpture Arenas," is presenting the works of six artists based in Southern California. Three of them live in San Diego-- Kenneth Capps, Mathieu Gregoire and Margaret Honda--and three in Los Angeles--Chris Burden, Jill Giegerich and Mark Lere. The most famous with an international reputation is Burden, whose works have often involved elements of personal risk.
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December 23, 1997
Re "Boy, 3, Shows Police Father's Marijuana," Dec. 18: Is it just me or is this a scary thing? I believe possession of marijuana should be legalized. Still, what are the future psychological ramifications of decorating as a hero a 3-year-old who turns in his dad? Couldn't this help provoke a lifetime of guilt? This seems like a situation in which discretion and sensitivity would be in order, not a big media hype in which the enormous finger of authority points this kid out to all the world: See, Johnny is a good citizen.
November 1, 1987
The sixth annual "Awards in the Visual Arts" exhibition, at the Newport Harbor Art Museum through Jan. 3., challenges the notion that New York is the only breeding ground for significant U.S. artists. Administered by the Winston-Salem-based Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the program honors 10 artists representing 10 areas of the United States, designated according to the density of the artist population.
September 3, 1987 |
Works by 57 California Institute of the Arts alumni, including those based in New York and Los Angeles, are scheduled to be presented Jan. 22 to March 20 at the Newport Harbor Art Museum, museum officials said Wednesday. The survey, "CalArts: Skeptical Belief(s)," was organized by the University of Chicago's Renaissance Society gallery, where the show ran May 6-June 27.