Posts Tagged: Ed Kienholz

Ed Kienholz Sells Out

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LACMA has opened two drawing exhibitions. One, on Ed Moses, features many newly promised gifts from the artist. The companion show is on Moses’ L.A. contemporaries of the 60s and 70s. Among… More ›

Who’s Afraid of “Five Car Stud”?

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You know times have changed when Five Car Stud has a Facebook page. Once upon a time, the Ed Kienholz installation was the unspeakable sensation of Documenta 5 (1972) in Kassel, Germany. Housed in an… More ›

Bloody Valentine 3D

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LACMA has just installed its newly acquired Ed Kienholz, The Illegal Operation. It’s flanked by two other prime Kienholzes long in storage, A Lady Named Zoa, and History of a Planter. More at… More ›

Ed Kienholz’s The Illegal Operation

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that 16 LACMA supporters have bought Ed Kienholz’s The Illegal Operation (1962), for the museum’s collection. The work was owned by Beverly Hills… More ›