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  • I recently discovered Ira Sachs’s film Last Address. This 8-minute work, made in 2009, is an elegiac homage to a group of New York-based artists who died of AIDS-related causes between 1983 and 2007. It consists of footage of the exteriors of buildings—the last known addresses of these artists. It is an incredibly moving film. As Sachs travel...
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    Added by Kristine Thompson on May 7, 201063 Comments

  • Plasma Pool, Marco Rios’s first solo exhibition at Simon Preston Gallery, suggests that Rios is a modern day Dr. Jekyll: artist, scientist, inventor, lovesick patient, and potential monster. In keeping with this LA-based artist's previous projects, literary and film influences abound, and the pieces materialize in the form of sculptures, drawings...
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    Added by Kristine Thompson on March 22, 201083 Comments