The documentary has impressive access to contemporary art world figures, but comes up with no good solutions for the many problems it discusses.
Gaines’s sculpture “Roots,” encompassing seven sweetgum trees that were once native to the region, engages with the nation’s history of colonization and enslavement.
Covering aesthetics and critical theory in art, the talks offer the public a chance to hear the artist discuss topics that are normally reserved for his classes at the California Institute of the Arts.
This open letter was sent to Hyperallergic by Boyle Heights Alliance Against Artwashing and Displacement, in response to an article by Charles Gaines, earlier this month.
In spring 2018, the industrial park will inaugurate its first space dedicated specifically to art: the High Line Plinth.
VENICE — As folks streamed into the dimmed theater and escaped the Venetian heat, I felt a sense of anticipation. Creative Time, which has been showcasing its support of socially engaged art practices for decades, made its way into the Venice Biennale’s central exhibition All the World’s Futures, organized by Okwui Enwezor.
LOS ANGELES — The mood was festive last Saturday as throngs flocked to Art + Practice, a new hybrid art space in Leimert Park, for the opening of their inaugural exhibition.
The premiere live performance of conceptual artist Charles Gaines’s “Manifestos 2” (2013) at the Museum of Modern Art on September 27 was nothing short of synesthetic.