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Catherine Opie photographed in her studio on December 10, 2015.

L.A. Habitat: Catherine Opie

A talk with Opie in her backyard studio about the state of photography and the city of Los Angeles Read More

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Habitat: Los Angeles

Visits to the studios of 16 artists over the next 16 weeks Read More

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Catherine Opie, The Shoe Closet, from the '700 Nimes Road Portfolio,' 2010–11, pigment print. ©CATHERINE OPIE/COURTESY REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

L.A. Story: Catherine Opie on Her Controversial Photographs of Los Angeles Subcultures, in 1998

In honor of her two shows at Lehmann Maupin and her show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles opening this weekend, below is a profile of Catherine Opie from the September 1998 issue of ARTnews. —The Editors“L.A. Story” By Suzanne MuchnicFrom the … Read More

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Catherine Opie, Self-Portrait / Cutting, 1993. COURTESY REGEN PROJECTS

Catherine Opie Is Now on the Board of the Andy Warhol Foundation

The Andy Warhol Foundation announced today that photographer Catherine Opie has been elected to its board, which also includes Deborah Kass, Carrie Mae Weems, and Adam Weinberg.The news comes as Opie, who is also on the board of MOCA Los … Read More

Watt Hall, where USC Roski MFA students have classes. COURTESY USC

USC Roski MFA Students Deliver Petition Demanding Dean’s Resignation

Two days ago, USC’s Roski MFA Class of 2015 delivered a letter and the results of a Change.org petition demanding the resignation of the program’s dean, Erica Muhl, to university administration. Previous formal grievances regarding unmet expectations about the MFA curriculum and poor … Read More

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Catherine Opie's Self Portrait (1993). 


Catherine Opie Moves to Lehmann Maupin

Photographer Catherine Opie is now represented by Lehmann Maupin, the gallery announced in a press release today. Her first exhibition at Lehmann Maupin, which has space in New York (in Chelsea and on the Lower East Side) and in Hong Kong, will open in … Read More

Catherine Opie's Portlandia portrait.

Catherine Opie Did the Posters for Portlandia Season Five

Catherine Opie, known for her tough portraits that often celebrate queer culture, has designed the posters for the fifth season of the IFC television series Portlandia. They feature the show’s stars, Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein, at right, as depicted by … Read More


Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More


The Cindy Sherman Effect

By inventing her own genre, Cindy Sherman has influenced the way generations of artists think about photography, portraiture, narrative, and identity Read More


The Feminist Evolution

Museums are exhibiting an increased sensitivity to collecting and presenting works by women— through new acquisitions, solo shows, and a stronger focus on artists who were previously neglected. But true gender equality, critics maintain, remains elusive. Read More


Where the Great Women Artists Are Now

Linda Nochlin on the many faces of contemporary feminist art. Read More