Posts Tagged ‘Margaret Haines’

Spotlight: N-o-nS…e;nSI/c::::a_L

Wrapping up our week with N-o-nS…e;nSI/c::::a_L, today we bring you an excerpt from artist and filmmaker Margaret Haines’ essay “Sex without Threat.” Co-founder Vivian Sming notes, “Haines springs from Theodor W. Adorno’s The Stars Down to Earth, which posits astrology in relation to fascism in 1950s California. Haines revisits the Carroll Righter Astrological Foundation to reflect on current-day Los Angeles and the global events between the[…..]

White on White

A screenshot of Jean Harlow in her bedroom in Dinner at Eight

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley David Batchelor, in his exquisite little pink book Chromophobia, describes a white he encountered on the walls of the home of an “Anglo-American art collector” he visited in the 1990s. He wrote, “There is a kind of white that repels everything that is inferior to it, and this is that kind of[…..]