is a Los Angeles-based art historian and critic. She is Associate Professor of Art History and Fine Arts at the University of Southern California.
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New approaches to writing are everywhere in evidence across the contemporary art world. In Los Angeles, home of East of Borneo, XTRA, Les Figues Press, MATERIAL, and the Journal of Aesthetics and Protest, to name a few venues where art meets writing, critical and discursive engagement with art and art writing is especially pronounced.
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Richard Shiff ends his essay, Reality By Chance (2014), on a proposition that concerns precariousness, understood rather more felicitously as the necessary condition for lucks possible attainment
| Ad and Artists
In 1967, Agnes Martin left New York City, where she had been living for a decade. She traveled for two years in Canada and the American West before settling on a remote New Mexican mesa, building a house by hand, and living in relative isolation for the remainder of her years.