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  • Art review: Zaki at Steve Turner Contemporary

     
    Steve Turner Contemporary inaugurates the program it's calling "Artists Select" with the show "Nothing New: Amir Zaki Selects Vintage Photographs of Southern California, 1870-1950." The series will draw from local private collections, with contemporary...
  • Michael Eastman captures the eternal present at DNJ Gallery

    Michael Eastman captures the eternal present at DNJ Gallery
    Photographs keep a subject alive and at the same time mark its passing. The friction between a photograph's perpetual now and its memorial then can saturate an image with poignancy -- the reprieve of preservation tempering a wrenching sense of loss. This...
  • Simmons and Burke's 'You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth' at Kim Light/LightBox

    Simmons and Burke's 'You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth' at Kim Light/LightBox
    "You Can Live Forever in Paradise on Earth" -- or so say the titles of Simmons and Burke's extravagant sound and image collages at Kim Light/LightBox. But would you want to, if this is what it looked like and sounded like, if this is how it made you feel?...
  • Robert Frank goes from ignored to a national treasure

    Robert Frank goes from ignored to a national treasure
    Looking In Robert Frank's "The Americans" -- Expanded Edition Edited and with text by Sarah Greenough Steidl: 506 pp., $75 hardcover He was a foreigner with a camera, a young artist newly arrived on the streets of Manhattan from the Old World,...
  • LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement

    LACMA traces photography's New Topographics movement
    No one disputes that the 1975 exhibition "New Topographics: Photographs of a Man-altered Landscape" was a landmark show. Attendance at the George Eastman House in Rochester, N.Y., wasn't huge, and the presentation didn't introduce any unknown talent. But...
  • Did David Burdeny copy Sze Tsung Leong's photographs?

    Did David Burdeny copy Sze Tsung Leong's photographs?
    It seems like something out of a Charlie Kaufman film. Last month, the New York-based photographer Sze Tsung Leong was on location in La Paz, Bolivia, when he received a phone message from his New York gallerist, Yossi Milo. It had come to Milo's...