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Calendar. 04.23.14.

Big Trouble in Lil Haiti by Michael Vasquez (Courtesy of the artist.)
Big Trouble in Lil Haiti, 2013, by Michael Vasquez. The artist will have work on view at New Image Art in Los Angeles this weekend, part of the group show This Crazy Life, also featuring Patrick Martinez and Gregory Bojorquez. Opens Saturday 7pm, in West Hollywood. (Image courtesy of the artist.)

  • L.A.: James Bridle, Military Visuality and the Work of Art Symposium, a talk at Occidental College. Thursday at 12:45pm at Choi Auditorium, in Northeast L.A.
  • L.A.: Francesco Vezzoli, Cinema Vezzoli, at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Opens Sunday, at Grand Avenue.
  • L.A.: Timothy Nolan, The Soft and Sweet Eclipse, at CB1 Gallery. Opens Sunday at 5pm, in downtown L.A.
  • L.A.: Sheree Rose, 100 Reasons, at Coagula Curatorial. Opens Saturday at 7pm, in Chinatown.
  • S.F.: Wrong’s What I Do Best, at the San Francisco Art Institute. Opens Thursday, in the Walter and McBean Galleries.
  • NYC: 13 Most Wanted Men: Andy Warhol and the 1964 World’s Fair, at the Queens Museum. Opens Sunday.
  • NYC: Ultra Violet: The Studio Recreated, at Dillon Gallery. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Carrie Mae Weems, LIVE: Past Tense/Future Perfect, at the Guggenheim Museum of Art. Three days of art, music and performance in connection with Weems’s retrospective at the museum. Starts Friday, on the Upper East Side.
  • NYC: Dinh Q. Lê, Warf Woof, Zero & One, at PPOW Gallery. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Eva and Franco Mattes, By Everyone, For No One, Everyday, and John Powers, +time, at Postmasters Gallery. Opens Saturday at 5:30pm, in Tribeca.
  • NYC: Adriana Varejao, Polvo, at Lehmann Maupin. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Bob Colacello, Holy Terror: Photographs from Inside Warhol’s World, at Steven Kasher Gallery. Opens Thursday, in Chelsea.
  • NYC: Sarah Charlesworth, Objects of Desire: 1983-1988, at Maccarone. Opens Friday at 6pm, in the West Village.
  • NYC: Monika Zarzeczna, sculpture and collage, at Lesley Heller Workspace. Opens Sunday at 6pm, on the Lower East Side. There will be an artist talk on Sunday, May 18 at 4:30pm.
  • NYC: Guillermo Kuitca, This Way, at Sperone Westwater. Opens Thursday, on the Lower East Side.
  • NYC: The ‘80s: Past + Present, at Bleecker Street Art Club. Opens Thursday, in the West Village.
  • NYC: It Ain’t What You Make But What Makes You Do It, a tribute to Dennis Oppenheim, at Valentine. Opens Friday, in Ridgewood.
  • NYC: Performa Events: Who Can Write About a Performance Art, with Claire Bishop, RoseLee Goldbgerg, Adrian Heathfield, Jens Hoffmann, John Rockwell, Hrag Vartanian and David Velasco, at Judson Memorial Church. Tomorrow at 6:30pm, in the Village. RSVP required.
  • NYC: Julia Bland & Daniel Petraitis, Hard As You Can, Right at the Middle, at Asya Geisberg Gallery. Through May 10, in Chelsea.
  • London: Hernan Bas, Memphis Living, and Christian Holstad, Corrections, at Victoria Miro. Opens Saturday.

Calendar. 11.10.09.

The Lay of the Land, 2009, by Michael Vasquez. (Image courtesy of Fredric Snitzer.)

  • In Miami: Michael Vasquez at Fred Snitzer, opens Nov. 14.
  • In Miami: Raymond Pettibon, Repeater Pencil, and Silvy Flury, Girls Just Wanna…, at World Class Boxing, opens Nov. 14.
  • In Durham, N.C.: Andy Warhol: Polaroids at the Nasher Museum at Duke Unversity, opens Thursday.
  • In NYC: A Hounding Obession, with Darkcloud, Gore-B, Armer and Deeker, at Factory Fresh, opens Nov. 13.
  • In NYC: Alias: Man Ray at the Jewish Museum, opens Nov. 15.
  • In NYC: The Map As Art at Christopher Henry, through Jan. 10.
  • In Boston: Strange Loops at Boston Center of the Arts, with Fred Muram, Karen Schiff, John Schultz and many others, through Jan. 3. (There will be gallery talks on Dec. 9 and 16 at 6:00 p.m.).
  • In Chicago: Zoe Strauss lectures at the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the exhibition, On the Scene, on Nov. 12 at 6 p.m.
  • In Chicago: Learning Modern at the Sullivan Galleries of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, through Jan. 26.
  • In Seattle: Ken Kelly, Painting, at Howard House, through Nov. 28.
  • In Seattle: SuttonBeresCuller at Lawrimore Projeect, through Dec. 19.
  • In Portland, Ore.: Jesse Sugarmann, Street Hassle, at Ditch Projects, through Nov. 28.
  • In San Francisco: Tom Rusotti and the Institute of Aesthletics at The Lab, through Nov. 21.
  • In San Pedro, Calif.: Betsy Lohrer Hall and Yong Sin, Plain and Simple, at Angels Gate, through Jan. 3.
  • In London: The Thousands at Village Underground, opens Nov. 18.

You’ve got until midnight on Nov. 14 to submit art for Framing AIDS in Queens.


Armory-palooza: Photos from the main event.

Free Twinkies at Pace Wildenstein. No Little Debbies in sight. (Photos by C-M, unless otherwise stated.)

That giant art supermarket on the piers, known as the Armory Show, is open for business! And no matter how snobbarrific this event can be, it also, at times, takes on the lowbrow sheen of a tattoo convention. Take, for example, the cereal portrait of Barack Obama at Philadelphia’s Cerealart. Or the free Twinkies (above) being dispensed by the über-galleristas at Pace Wildenstein. Or the Kenny Scharf golf cart driven by a guy in a space suit that dispenses free donuts. (I gnoshed on a French cruller.) It’s as if everyone was catering to the little stoner that lives inside each and every one of us. 

There was incredible stuff, too: The Michael Vazquez canvases at Fred Snitzer, the Don Bachardy drawings at Cheim & Reid. And, of course, those seriously gnarly bottle-cap sculptures by El Anatsui. Sublime!

If you haven’t had quite enough Armory, here’s me blabbing about it on WNYC.

The show runs through 7 p.m. on Sunday.

Click on images to supersize. More after the jump.

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