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Openings: Mario Testino @ Prism

The Academy Awards were scheduled for Sunday, but on Saturday night, the stars came out to help celebrate Mario Testino’s opening reception for his exhibition at Prism in West Hollywood. Many of the photographer’s friends that are known for being immortalized in front of his camera came out in support of the legendary artist. They included Kim Kardashian, Pamela Anderson, Alessandra Ambrosio, Liberty Ross, Stephen Dorff, Irina Shayk, Jared Leto, Whitney Cummings, and many other beautiful women and men. On the walls were massive, bold, […]
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Preview: Mario Testino @ Prism

Prism brings another international star to its West Hollywood gallery as Mario Testino shows there for the very first time. This also marks his first¬† solo exhibition in the US after being away for seven years. The show will include works that span the photographer’s career and include people as well as landscapes. Testino’s images oftentimes become as iconic and memorable as those he shoots and this survey will show just how great a history he has had behind the lens. The exhibition will run […]
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Teaser: Barry McGee @ PRISM

We have some exciting news for Twist fans out west. Right on the heels of announcing an upcoming exhibition from George Condo set for opening this Saturday, the PRISM Gallery in Los Angeles has given word that Barry McGee has “next” (come May 12th). What a glorious run of three shows for the architectural showspace, as they only recently played host to Os Gemeos’ mind-blowing installations and paintings. If the Bay-area legend’s 2009 showing at the gallery is any indication, fans are in for a […]

Openings: David LaChapelle – “Negative Currency” & “Recollections in America” @ PRISM

David LaChapelle is a chameleon when it comes to his work. Over the course of his storied career, the New York photographer has experimented with, and excelled in, nearly ever photographic style and technique imaginable. His wide arcing narrative couldn’t be more evident than with his most recent exhibition at PRISM, which opened last night at the swanky Los Angeles gallery. Pairing two bodies of work – Negative Currency and Recollections in America – as different in look and feel as they are similar in […]
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Previews: David LaChapelle – “Negative Currency / Recollections in America” @ PRISM

Last seen at the opening of The Raft in Hong Kong back in May, as well as stopping off shortly thereafter in NYC for his Lever House installation, David La Chapelle is primed to bring a selection of relevant works from perhaps lesser known periods of his artistic career to Los Angeles. Opening tonight, September 27th at the architecturally brilliant PRISM, the New York-based photographer will revive two distinct bodies of work, Negative Currency and Recollections in America. Using the enlarger in a darkroom for […]

Preview: “Misericordia” @ Prism, Los Angeles

After having produced stand-out shows featuring such artists as Andy Warhol, Os Gemeos, and Nobuyoshi Araki, Prism continues the hot streak with Misericordia. The show will explore the theme of religious mercy and the way that is has been interpreted throughout the years and across different artistic mediums. It will feature works from the 15th century to today and include paintings, installations, sculptures, and photographs by such well-known artists as Joseph Beuys, Bill Viola, Sterling Ruby, Terence Koh, Chris Burden, Lucio Fontana, and Marina Abramovic. […]
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Preview: Andy Warhol – “Black & White” @ Prism

Continuing with their run of strong exhibitions featuring internationally-recognized artists, Prism brings one of the most famous artists of the 20th century to Hollywood. Opening this week is a show with works by Andy Warhol, concentrating on his late career black & white silk-screened paintings. Often overlooked in a career full of influential and iconic work, the late-’80s pieces feature sources Warhol has collected since the 1950s, including advertisements, maps, diagrams, and illustrations from magazines and newspapers. The polished and glossy images are brought down […]
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Openings: Nobuyoshi Araki – “Araki: A Perspective” @ Prism

West Hollywood’s fledgling, ambitious, and architecturally magnificent Prism gallery opened its second exhibition this past weekend. Delivering on their promise to show internationally recognized artists, Prism hosted the controversial and legendary Japanese photographer Nobuyoshi Araki, with a selection of about 70 of his works. The Tokyo-based artist is one of Japan’s most accomplished, notable, and respected photographers. His photos explore topics including love and sex and features his wife, Yoko, in much of his work. More after the jump…