“The game is a machine composed of interconnected mechanistic devices. These devices facilitate bad faith interaction… A con or snow job is the site at which X preys upon the hopes, fears, and anxieties of Y for ulterior motives and/or personal gain. The machinations which vehiculate this manipulation can have wide effect—ranging from the ... More
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All summer long, as part of the exhibition Stage Presence, we’re hosting LIVE performances in a specially commissioned fourth-floor performance space created by Tucker Nichols. Totally awesome artist lineup, and we’re posting rehearsal pix plus follow-up videos every week.
Videographer: Jason Wolos
All summer long, as part of the exhibition Stage Presence, we’re hosting LIVE performances in a specially commissioned fourth-floor performance space created by Tucker Nichols. Totally awesome artist lineup, and we’re posting rehearsal pix plus performance videos every week.
Preparations for Cliff Hengst’s Maybe:
Hengst is a San Francisco–based painter and performance artist. Here he presents a series of new and revisited solo works, including Stink Bomb, I Am a Tree and Elvis. Hengst’s pieces employ both wry and ... More
SHANA MOULTON AND NICK HALLETT
D-L ALVAREZ AND KEVIN KILLIAN
RICHARD T. WALKER
On June 17th I attended the Now Playing event at the museum, a night which promised an experience of the museum “animated by artists and creative luminaries.” That luminescence appeared in many forms: floral synasthesia, well drinks, a really strong showing by local sartorialists, and of course the programming itself. The show included a “screening of Bay Area art documentaries, from the 1990s and early 2000s” and a musical performance by the conceptual band presented by Chris Johanson, The 17th& Capps.
The performance in the atri... More
Darin Klein is an artist, writer, curator and publisher. His publications include Afterlife, To & From, Control Issues, Thing, Celebrity Themed Fan Zine, The Moment Collector, and Box Of Books Vol. and II. He is currently living in Los Angeles, where he works for the Hammer Museum.
1. BOX OF BOOKS: VOL II. IS ONLY THE LATEST OF YOUR PRINTING P... More
[As a timely intermission here in the middle of the JUNE ALEXANDERPLATZ onslaught, we introduce a new regular feature. Each month or so we’ll ask a local guest to organize lists, groupings, or ‘exhibitions’ from our permanent collection, to be presented here on the blog. For our first installment, I invited two long-time Bay Area artists, Scott Hewicker and Cliff Hengst, who are also musicians, record collectors, and DJs, to select their favorite works and pair them with song clips, a permanent-collection “playlist”... More