LACMA'S Opening Reception for The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White
Who Was There: David LaChapelle, Gary Ross, Mike Anderson, Simon de Pury, Katy Grannan, Charlie White.
Other Details: Last night LACMA held it's opening reception for Katy Grannan and Charlie White's new exhibit, The Sun and Other Stars, drawing a vibrant crowd with guests like David LaChapelle and Simon de Pury. The dual photographic series which is accompanied by a film project and animation aims to present the resilience of individuality in Western culture through portraiture. The project consists of raw portraits of adults along the western landscape and blonde teenage girls with an appetite for celebrity, both of which are portrayed void of sentimentality. The exhibit will run through October 14.
images from The Sun and Other Stars [via]
Friday, May 24
We sat down with Anne Pasternak for a few questions about Creative Time's past and future, as well as the importance of having an awareness about public art in the city.