Amy O’Neill’s impressive and varied body of work includes drawings, installations, sculptures, and videos which reference Americana, art history, and folk art. In this exhibition, O’Neill creates a super-sized environment filled with religious and cultural symbols that explore the American penchant for monumentalism in various forms. The exhibition’s title, HLUSA, is an initialism referencing Holy Land USA, an abandoned 18-acre theme park in Waterbury, Connecticut. Amy O’Neill HLUSA will be on view until January 27, 2013, at The Swedish Institute of Contemporary Art, 18 Wooster Street New York, NY
“I really enjoy the horrible,” muses T Kira Madden, wedged neatly into the corner of a worn crimson leather couch at Milk & Roses, a snug book-lined café in Greenpoint, Brooklyn that could quite accurately be called her second home. “I don’t really feel things when I read about a sunny day and a mimosa.” These words seem almost laughably incongruous coming out of Madden’s mouth at first—her soft-spoken, tranquil outward demeanor belies her fascination with the dark and twisted. The hands folded in her lap are adorned with various rings and probably the most original [CLICK HERE...]
Happy birthday to photographer and Pas Un Autre contributor Abbey Meaker.
A presentation of the monumental installation The Ozymandias Parade (1985), a scathing commentary on the abuse of political power, on view in New York for the first time since the Whitney Museum’s retrospective in 1996. The exhibition also features ten Concept Tableaux, Edward Kienholz’s instructions for unrealized installations. Kienholz: The Ozymandias Parade / Concept Tableaux will be on view until December 22, 2012 at Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York NY
photograph by Terry Richardson
Autre’s Infinite Journal printing over the weekend in New York. Get a sneak peek of what’s inside the issue, including a cover photograph by Adarsha Benjamin and art by Alia Penner, with photos by James Franco, and more. The Infinite Issue will be available in Miami as part of Art Basel and will be available in select cities soon. Photographs by Annabel Graham. See more photographs after the jump. [CLICK HERE...]
Super Eight Fragments by Adarsha Benjamin, with music by Guy Blakeslee. Behind the scenes of the the cover shoot for AUTRE’s Art Basel Edition: The Infinite Journal. Photography: Adarsha Benjamin/Model: Breanna Box/Makeup:Bethany McCarty/Hair:Clark Phillips/Styling: Julia and Vaness Ehrlich. Shot on Location at James Georgopoulos Studios in Venice, CA. Sign up for the newsletter to find a copy.
Scarlett Carlos Clarke presents Live Fast Die Young, a photographic exhibition of the late Bob Carlos Clarke at The Society Club in Soho. A prolific but troubled photographer, Bob Carlos Clarke was known for his pictures of rock stars and erotic — sometimes shocking — images of women. Live Fast Die Young will be on view until January 30, 2012 at The Society Club, 12 Ingestre Place, London
Presented by the Friends of Gusman-Red Curtain Series, Olympia Theater, Autre/Art Now & Onward Forward. Performances by Ryan Huffington with music by Guy Blakeslee. A live performance by Thurston Moore. Thursday, December 6, 2012. Doors open at 7 P.M. Event begins promptly at 8 P.M. At Olympia Theater at the Gusman Center, 174 East Flaglet Street, Downtown Miami. Tickets $25. Purchase tickets HERE. For more info visit www.onfwd.com
Autre’s Art Basel Edition fresh off the press today, THE INFINITE JOURNAL, will be available this week in Miami and soon in cities worldwide. Cover photograph by Adarsha Benjamin and art by Alia Penner, other contributors include James Franco, Amanda Charchian, Cole Sternberg, James Georgopoulos, Daniel Pinchbeck and more. More photos coming soon. Sign up for newsletter to find out where you can find a copy.