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David Snyder’s “2THNDNL”

MICHAEL BENEVENTO, Los Angeles

View of David Snyder's "2THNDNL," Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, 2016.
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Travis Diehl

Happy? Ronaldreagan. Hungry? Ronaldreagan. Afraid? Ronaldreagan. Invoke him often enough and The Gipper’s name passes from rote signification into a malleable abstraction. All too easy—as David Snyder demonstrates in “2THNDNL” with the video Ronald Reagan, Fathers & Sons (all works 2016). Dozens of jaws, clipped from TV’s talking heads, from... continue reading
Wu Tsang

MICHAEL BENEVENTO, Los Angeles

View of Wu Tsang, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, 2013.
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Robin Newman

After being featured in both the 2012 Whitney Biennial and the New Museum’s Triennial, the young artist and filmmaker Wu Tsang is set to enter the art world at large in a big way. His film Wildness (2012), which was featured in the Biennial, documented a recurring party Tsang and... continue reading
“Steel Life”

MICHAEL BENEVENTO, Los Angeles

View of “Steel Life,” Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, 2012.
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Kevin McGarry

Like its punning title, “Steel Life,” the multigenerational group show curated by artist Zak Kitnick at Michael Benevento in Hollywood, displays the transformation of something common into something edged with spirit. All of the twenty (or so) works included are made of metal that has been altered by physical, chemical, or poetic processes. ... continue reading

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