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View of "Dysfunctional Formulas of Love," The Box Gallery, Los Angeles, 2017.
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Jonathan Griffin

If your first associations with Colombia are cocaine, paramilitary violence, and the rapacious plunder of natural resources by neo-colonialist corporations, then you are only half right, according to this spirited, unkempt, and organizationally flawed exhibition of Colombian artists at The Box, Los Angeles. Along with all these clichés (eagerly resold... continue reading
Judith Bernstein, Judith, 2017.
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Sabrina Tarasoff

There is no image more prescient of modern displays of masculinity and status than Judith Bernstein’s drawing COCK IN THE BOX (1966), inspired by a history of Vietnam-era bathroom-stall graffiti. Whether those lewd sketches were made to parody politics in wartime, as comic relief for those on the john, for... continue reading
View of Simone Forti's "On An Iron Post," The Box, Los Angeles, 2015.
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Andrew Berardini

Dear Simone, Your performances are the jump and splash of a brook, the color of a found leaf, a painted flag wrapping a woman as the river dances around her. At 80, your nimble movements inspire. When I stop to read back about your lifetime of accomplishments and confluences, I can’t... continue reading
View of Paul McCarthy and Damon McCarthy "Rebel Dabble Babble," The Box, Los Angeles, 2012.
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Jonathan Griffin

The doubling begins immediately. An exhibition across town, organized by MOCA and James Franco, called “Rebel,” themed (incredibly) around Franco’s resemblance to James Dean, finds its evil twin in “Rebel Dabble Babble.” It began with Franco inviting Paul McCarthy to collaborate on a project based on Rebel Without a Cause... continue reading

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