Julia celebrates the release of Ekstasis in her hometown of Los Angeles this Sunday, April 1st with a free show at Atwater Crossing. Presented in part by dublab, the show will feature performances by Rick Bahto (who directed the video for “Marienbad”) and Mark So, back-dropped by projections from Zhelezov. More info here. Holter and her ensemble of Christopher Votek (cello) and Corey Fogel (percussion) prepare for extensive US & European touring beginning with a special solo appearance by Julia at the Unsound Music Festival in New York on Wednesday, April 18th. European dates in May and June include festival stops at Le Guess Who? (5/26/12), Field Day (6/2/12), and Forbidden Fruit (6/04/12). Head to RVNG website for complete tour dates.
“Rineke Dijkstra: A Retrospective” is an ongoing exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art through May 28. Organized by the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, the exhibition features nearly 70 color photographs and five video installations of the Dutch artist Rineke Dijkstra. As part of the One On One project, on April 19 a curator talk by Lisa Sutcliffe, assistant curator of photography at SFMOMA, will take place at 6:30 pm in the Haas Atrium before moving into the galleries. In the meantime check our brief visual essay after the break.
Katy is a freelance stylist and consultant based in London. Originally from the Lake District, Katy started her career assisting at Conde Nast titles Vogue, Glamour and GQ before joining the launch of biannual title GQ Style as Junior Fashion Editor. Now a freelance stylist she contributes to magazines such as Sleek, Tiger, Exit, Nylon and I Love Fake. Katy has consulted for several young London designers, luxury and high-street brands. She is represented by Saint Luke Artists in London and 2DM in Milan.
Letizia Ragaglia is an Art Historian specialized in museology and contemporary art, curator of contemporary art projects and commissions. Since 3 years she holds the director role at Museion, Museum of Contemporary Art in Bolzano, for which she curated, among other things, the exhibitions of Monica Bonvicini, Isa Genzken, Carl Andre and VALIE EXPORT. And, unlike some might think, she manages to live in the digital divide and combine her favorite past times, doing sports and dancing, with the art world.
This sunday sample the delights of The George’s bar whilst browsing through a huge selection of special items, including clothing, accessories, bric-a-brac and handmade crafts. They’ll be serving afternoon tea and homemade cakes out in the garden with DJ’s spinning the best of Soul/RnB/Rock & Roll/Funk ALL DAY LONG and into the evening! So pop down for a relaxing Sunday of shopping!
Former londoner Amanda Sharp, but living in New York since 13 years, together with her business partner Matthew Slotover, has in 20 years become one of the art world’s major players. Frieze, the contemporary art magazine they started with artist Tom Gidley in 1991, is now a central reference in the field, and London’s Frieze Art Fair, which was launched in 2003, is now one of Europe’s hottest cultural events. The Frame section, exclusively featuring young galleries, was added in 2009 to critical acclaim; 2012 will see the debut of Frieze New York (4-7 May 2012) and London’s Frieze Masters (11-14 October 2012), dedicated to non-contemporary art. Find out more after the break!