Published on the occasion of the Los Angeles Philharmonic’s centennial, Past/Forward: The LA Phil at 100 is a two-volume coffee table book that revisits the history of the LA Phil and contemplates the future of “America’s most important orchestra.”
Designed by award-winning studio Content Object, the publication offers an unconventional approach to institutional storytelling and includes more than 100 firsthand accounts, interviews conducted by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Tim Page, 150 rarely seen archival photos, and artwork from Lucky Dragons, Charles Gaines, and Christine Sun Kim.
When Hilma af Klint began creating radically abstract paintings in 1906, they were like little that had been seen before: bold, colorful, and untethered from any recognizable references to the physical world. It was years before Vasily Kandinsky, Kazimir Malevich, Piet Mondrian, and others would take similar strides to rid their own artwork of representational content.
Perry Ogden began photographing Liam and Paddy Doran at ten and eleven years old when the mother of Ogden’s daughter offered them a field for their horses while they were waiting to be housed. The boys from a Traveller family in Celbridge, County Kildare west of Dublin have since appeared as models in numerous fashion campaigns for Ogden.
Foster + Partners is delighted to announce the publication of Portfolio – a complete account of the first fifty years of the practice. In bookstores on 23 September, the 540-page book provides a visual record that celebrates the practice’s breadth of works: both built and unbuilt. Including a foreword by Norman Foster as well as essays from respected architectural critic Peter Buchanan, it offers fresh insight into the practice.
A collector since his childhood, Gaston-Louis Vuitton (1883–1970) accumulated thousands of objects over his lifetime. His wide interests and voracious curiosity were intimately bound up with the future of the family business and with travel. In addition to forming his own collection of trunks – his primary motivation and the one he announced publicly – Gaston-Louis’s roving eye lit upon rare antique travel articles, locks, hand tools, perfume bottles, tribal arts, walking sticks, vintage children’s toys, books, hotel labels, printed monograms and other typographical rarities. Together they form a rich personal evocation of curiosités industrielles, or curiosities of the trade, as he liked to call them.
Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. Organized by ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives at the USC Libraries, Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A. maps the intersections and collaborations among a network of queer Chicano artists and their artistic collaborators from the late 1960s to the early 1990s.
Radical Women: will give visibility to the artistic practices of women artists working in Latin America and US-born women artists of Latino heritage between 1960 and 1985—a key period in Latin American history and in the development of contemporary art. Fifteen countries will be represented in the exhibition by more than one hundred artists, with 260 works in photography and video.Hammer Museum, Los Angeles: September 15–December 31, 2017 / Brooklyn Museum, NY: April 13–July 22, 2018 / Pinacoteca de São Paulo, : August–November 2018.
The 4th volume of J.Baldessari comprises approximately 370 works that represent the activity of this iconic conceptual artist between 94/04,continues to interrogate the possibilities of photographic appropriation, further developing his unique strategies for the production of meaning and narrative within the picture frame.
Vogue 100: A Century of Style will showcase the remarkable range of photography that has been commissioned by British Vogue since it was founded in 1916, with over 280 prints from the Condé Nast archive and international collections being shown together for the first time to tell the story of one of the most influential fashion magazines in the world.