Posts Tagged ‘From the DS Archives’

Fan Mail: Tabitha Soren

This week, From the DS Archives revisits an article by Celie Dailey from our Fan Mail series.  Tabitha Soren‘s new exhibition Running recently opened on April 13th at the Kopeikin Gallery and will be on view during Paris Photo Los Angeles, April 26th – 28th, 2013.  No saying what kind of impact our profiles may have on the artists that we feature, but we are always happy to see[…..]


In this week’s “From the DS Archives”, we link two photographers’ projects which discuss the relationship between a son and his parent, and coping with the effects of age on the brain and the renewed relationships between aging parents and their aging children. Joshua Lutz’s new show “Hesitating Beauty”, which opened April 11th at Clampart, with a new monograph of the same title, creates an[…..]

Photographing Art in the Streets

It is likely that we all have mixed feelings about the seminal film from 1995 titled “Kids,” which was directed by photographer Larry Clark and written by Harmony Korine. At the time of release, the film created considerable controversy for its explicit view of mid-nineties youth culture in New York City. Well, writer Korine is back at it again with a new film titled “Spring Breakers,” an American crime[…..]

The Glam That Fell to Earth

Sometimes scholarship on punk can feels a bit blasphemous, but if Billy Idol shows up to a panel, he gives it some cred. Today from the DS Archives we bring you punks, hippies, and glam with two exhibitions examining the cultures, fashion and lifestyles. Glam! The Performance of Style is on view at the Tate Liverpool until May 12 and features the the work of David Hockney, Andy[…..]

David Bowie is Peace on Earth

In my opinion, the fact that there hasn’t been a major “retrospective” honoring the artistic career of David Bowie is a crime. Luckily, the Victoria and Albert Museum has prepared an unprecedented look into his archives, opening March 23. Today from the DS Archives, we bring you an edition of LA Expanded that looks at Bowie, Bing Crosby, The Beatles and Christmas. The following article[…..]

The Light at the End of the Tunnel is an Oncoming Train

Today from the archives we bring you an article by Danielle Sommers titled The Light at the End of the Tunnel is an Oncoming Train. The article was originally published on September 11th, 2011 as part of our biweekly series #Hashtags: Viral Thoughts on Politics, Arts, and Culture. ——————— #Hashtags: Viral Thoughts on Politics, Arts, and Culture #Hashtags provides a platform for longer reconsiderations of artworks and[…..]

Color, Collage and Cubism

Today from the DS Archives we bring you two artists working during the early to mid 20th century: Kurt Schwitters and Georges Braques. Schwitter’s multi-media collages were recently shown in the US for the first time in 26 years, and Braques’ Cubist still lives are on view at the Kemper Art Museum in St. Louis, MO until April 21, 2013. For the first time in[…..]