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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). 


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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


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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


Profiles
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Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

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


Features
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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


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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


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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


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Where the Great Women Artists Are Now

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