Banhart’s first solo show in Los Angeles is at turns intimate and grandiose.
While Devendra Banhart was making his folk-rock music, he was also producing a large body of visual art that for the first time is brought together in book form.
Did you know that Jeffrey Deitch is a celebrity? I bet you did. Did you know he lives in a “movie star mansion” in the “trendy L.A. neighborhood of Los Feliz”? I bet you didn’t, and I bet you didn’t care either. “Celebrity has become, for better or worse, an art form,” Deitch says. Well, the LA MoCA director must be a pretty great artist, or the LA Times wouldn’t be publishing his very own episode of Cribs.