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On Photography by Susan Sontag Humankind lingers unregenerately in Plato’s cave, still reveling, its age-old habit, in mere images of the truth. (3) In teaching us a new visual code, photographs alter and enlarge our notions of what is worth … Continue reading
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In 2013, as part of Pacific Standard Time, the Getty had an exhibition (and book) called Overdrive: L.A. Constructs the Future 1940-1990. Exhibition details and images are still up on the Getty website, including this video: Ed Ruscha’s photographs of … Continue reading
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Academy: Animated Feature Symposium
3/4/10 Intro: 21 films available to be nominated this year, and you must watch all to nominate at all; this year’s diversity: 2 “classic” animation, one CG and two stop motion Coraline 3D clip #1 (into the other world) Henry … Continue reading
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A Windfall of Musicians [Aloud]
Dorothy Crawford in conversation with conductor/composer William Kraft A Windfall of Musicians: Hitler’s Emigres and Exiles in Southern California Notes: Crawford -Hitler wanted to “cleanse” music too; wanted to get rid of the culture of chaos in the Weimar Republic … Continue reading
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Experimental Film in a Museum Context [panel]
@ LACMA, 1/19/2010, Part 1 (of 3): Location brief notes: Rita Gonzalez (Assistant Curator, Contemporary Art) and Alex Klein (Ralph M. Parsons Curatorial Fellow, Wallis Annenberg Photography Department) Intro: -Anthony McCall: “In recent years, the art world has paid a … Continue reading
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