February 5th, 2014

John Divola at LACMA

As Far As I Could Get (R02F09), 10 Seconds, 1996-7.Pigment Print60 x 40 in.© John Divola

Artist: John Divola

Venue: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Exhibition Title: As Far As I Could Get

Date: October 6, 2013 – July 6, 2014

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Installation view © John Divola Photo © 2013 Museum Associates/LACMA

As Far As I Could Get, 10  seconds, 12_15_2010, 3:29PM to 3:42PM PST, 34. 166301,-116.033714, 2010Pigment Print50 x 119 in.Collection of Dan and Jeanne Fauci© John Divola

Cells, 87CA1, 1987-9.Internal Dye-diffusion Print20 x 24 in.© John Divola

Full gallery of images, press release and link available after the jump.

Images:

Images courtesy of Los Angeles County Museum of Art. © John Divola. Photos © 2013 Museum Associates/LACMA.

Press Release:

As Far As I Could Get is the first solo museum presentation of the work of John Divola. The exhibition is a collaborative project led by the Santa Barbara Museum of Art, with different components shown simultaneously at SBMA, LACMA, and the Pomona College Museum of Art. LACMA’s presentation includes Polaroid images of sculpted objects, serial works comprised of appropriated continuity shots and stereographs, and conceptual landscapes in which the artist himself appears in a performative role.

Divola’s career spans four decades. After graduating from California State University, Northridge, he entered the MFA program at the University of California Los Angeles. There, under the tutelage of Robert Heineken, Divola began to develop his own unique photographic practice, one that merges photography, painting, and conceptual art. He also teaches contemporary art at the University of California, Riverside, and writes about photography.

Link: John Divola at LACMA

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