Cover: Sarah Lucas, Get Hold of This, 1994. Painted plastic, 14 1/8 x 15 3/4 x 11 1/8 inches. © Sarah Lucas. Courtesy of Sadie Coles HQ, London.

Volume 21, Number 4

X-TRA, Los Angeles

June 27, 2019
June 27, 2019

Compelling criticism out of Los Angeles since 1997.
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In the issue: 

Artist's Project 
by Christine Sun Kim 
with introduction by Alison O'Daniel

In the Wake of Fire: A Conversation with Anna Mayer
by Candice Lin and Poppy Coles

Sarah Lucas: Au Naturel
by Leslie Cozzi

Gaylen Gerber
by Matt Morris

Chris Killip: The Last Ships
by Daniel Abbe

Matthew Lax, Brunt Drama
by Georgia Lassner

Susanna Battin, Key Observation Point
by Ryan S. Jeffery

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