"John Baldessari is so successful, he carries absolutely nothing in his pockets," says gravelly-voiced Tom Waits, halfway through a six-minute film about the 80-year-old, 6 feet, 7-inch tall, L.A. pop-conceptualist. "Not a thing," Baldessari confirms.
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Brian Bress' video portrait Infinite Man is actually of a woman, even though that woman wears a Gene Kelly look-alike mask and circles around for ten minutes in front of tens of identical male faces. Bress made the mask and painted the backdrop before he asked his girlfriend to appear in the piece.
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Judging by artworks on view around town, you'd think L.A. invented Thanksgiving. Or, maybe I'm reading too much into it.
In any case, here are five Thanksgiving-related L.A. artworks (that are probably not inspired by Thanksgiving).
Courtesy David Kordansky GalleryA view of Aaron Curry and Richard Hawkins' collaboration
The November/December gallery scene looks like it might be pretty exciting this year, starting with a surprising collaboration and crowd-pleasing paintings in Culver City.
5. Surviving the O.C.
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