ForYourArt, Ooga Booga, and Mexico City-based Fundación Alumnos47 will host the third iteration of Artists’ Books and Cookies, an event series devoted to artists’ books and encouraging the collection of and community around them.
“Madames Electrics” at The Pit on Contemporary Art Daily (2016)"Dear Madames,
Madames Electrics is a group exhibition and a book that came together through convoluted collusion, a polluted process of one thing leading to another. A show of lamps became a show of figures, and vice versa. Close and farflung friends came together with strangers, old art and new objects, electric and nonelectric, etc. In the end, light was shed on some hands and not others, some rights and some lefts. Something and some things were lost along the way, but what comes together is still something, it’s something else: Madames Electrics."
LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, by Kate Sutton - Bookforum (2016)In Los Angeles, a town of making or breaking it, a third option is just to disappear. The California dream of reinvention is propped up by vanishing acts both real and scripted. A thousand last breaths are drawn every day across Hollywood. Most are staged, which makes it all the more spectacular when a star’s real death follows cinematic convention …
Bay Watch, SF MoMA ArtBash - Artforum, Scene & Herd (2016)The artist crowd—which included Trevor Paglen, Tacita Dean, Barry McGee, Takeshi Murata, Zoe Crosher, and Julie Mehretu—drifted in and out of Tom Marioni’s The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art, which was telling it like it is from the third-floor sculpture terrace.