by Guy Overfelt
From Copenhagen to California, here are some notable shows opening up in the art world this week.
Our friend Snejina Latev is raising money to buy cameras and equipment for young artisans working in Oaxaca, Mexico. By giving them access to technology that they would not normally be able to afford, and teaching the young artisans basic internet skills, Snejina ultimately hopes that they’ll be able to showcase their crafts and grow their businesses on a global scale.
Margaret Kilgallen at Deitch Projects, 1999
We’re pleased to announce a new group show that we’ve organized at Joshua Liner Gallery. Opening June 18th and on display until July 11th, 2015, All Types of Characters is an exhibition of work that focuses on figures of the artist’s imagination.
Featuring: Andrew Jeffrey Wright, Andy Jenkins, Andy Rementer, Bill Plympton, Caleb Neelon, Chris Lux, Chris DAZE Ellis, Chris Pape, Christian Rex van Minnen, Frohawk Two Feathers, Hiro Kurata, HuskMitNavn, Jaimie Warren, Jason Jägel, Jay Howell, Jeanette Hayes, Jim Houser, Luke Pelletier, Mark Mulroney, Mark Thomas Gibson, Matt Leines, Mel Kadel, Michael Alvarez, Michael Gaughan, Mr. Kiji, Othelo Gervacio, Raina Hamner, Richard Colman, STEEL, Steve Nazar, SUB, Taylor McKimens, Thom Lessner, Timothy Uriah Steele, and Winnie Truong.
A look through some of the 142 full color reproductions of Joe Roberts’s artwork in this new book published by Unpiano.
Bert Rodriguez, It’s The Least I Can Do (2014)
A cryptic call to a record store leads to the discovery of a handmade book featuring a screenplay of questionable authenticity.
A slow crawl across the vast contemporary landscape of Los Angeles.
You Won’t Regret That Tattoo is a short doc by Angie Bird that “explores the meanings and memories behind the tattoos of an older generation, and challenges the belief that ink is something we will come to regret.”