Gerard and Kelly, Modern Living, 2016

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<b>Gerard and Kelly, <i>Modern Living</i>, 2016

Artist: Brennan Gerard (b.1978, Ohio) and Ryan Kelly (b.1979, Pennsylvania), live and work in Los Angeles and New York Description: Modern Living is a series of site-specific performances, videos filmed on location, drawings and performance scores. Each is set in a modernist home, and explores intimacy and domestic space within modernist architecture.The first two took […]

Renée Green, Begin Again, Begin Again, 2015

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<b>Renée Green, <i>Begin Again, Begin Again</i>, 2015</b>

Artist: Renée Green (born 1959, Cleveland, OH, USA; lives and works in Cambridge, MA). Description: Begin Again, Begin Again is a roughly forty-five minute single channel video. It is also the title of Green’s solo exhibition at MAK Center for Art and Architecture at the Schindler House,  Los Angeles. Begin Again, Begin Again “is an attempt, […]

Jorge Pardo, Untitled, 1997

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<b>Jorge Pardo, <i>Untitled</i>, 1997</b>

Artist: Jorge Pardo (born 1963 Havana, Cuba; lives and works in Mérida, Mexico and New York, USA). Description: “With its nose pointed at Lake Michigan–less than two city blocks away–Pardo’s Santa Cruz 27 racing craft at MCA is a proud testament to two revolutionary designers: West Coast boat builder Bill Lee and early 20th-century architect […]

Kasper Akhøj, Untitled (Schindler/Gray), 2006

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<b>Kasper Akhøj, <i>Untitled (Schindler/Gray)</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Kasper Akhøj (born 1976 in Copenhagen, Denmark; lives and works in Copenhagen and New York City, USA). Description: “In the slide installation Untitled (Schindler/Gray) (2006), Akhøj interrelates the histories of two early modern houses: Eileen Gray’’s Villa E.1027 in Roquebrune—Cap Martin, France (1926-1929), and Rudolph M. Schindler’’s Kings Rd. House in Hollywood (1921-1922). A […]

Dorit Margreiter, Original Condition, 2006

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<b>Dorit Margreiter, <i>Original Condition</i>, 2006</b>

Artist: Dorit Margreiter (born 1967 in Vienna, Austria; lives and works in Vienna, Austria). Materials: Newspaper clippings on cardboard in 12 parts. Description: “Original Condition, of which Margreiter made three series in 2006, comprises small-format real estate advertisements for family homes and mansions designed by renowned male architects, among them Victor Gruen, Frank Lloyd Wright, […]

Stephen Prina, As He Remembered It, 2011

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<b>Stephen Prina, <i>As He Remembered It</i>, 2011</b>

Artist: Stephen Prina (born 1954 in Galesburg, IL, USA; lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Cambridge, MA, USA). Description: “The origin of Los Angeles-based artist Stephen Prina’s installation As He Remembered It is a memory from the 1980s of walking down La Brea Avenue with fellow artist Christopher Williams and seeing in a […]

Pia Rønicke, The Life of Schindler House, 2002

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<b>Pia Rønicke, <i>The Life of Schindler House</i>, 2002</b>

Artist: Pia Rønicke (born 1974 in Roskilde, Denmark; lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark). Materials: Digital video; 26 min. . Description: “Pia Rønicke uses an interview with the conservator of Schindler house, Robert Sweeney, and a succession of photographs from the family’s private album to create a ‘virtual guided tour of the house’ which reveals […]

Rirkrit Tiravanija, untitled 2002 (he promised), 2002

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<b>Rirkrit Tiravanija, <i>untitled 2002 (he promised)</i>, 2002</b>

Artist: Rirkrit Tiravanija (born 1961 in Buenos Aires, Argentina; lives and works in Chiang Man, Thailand). Materials: Chrome and stainless steel; approximately 294.6 x 1198.9 x 599.4 cm. Description: “While people remain central to [Tiravanija’s] work, several of his projects incorporate reimagined physical structures or in his words, ‘parallel spaces’ that operate as platforms for quotidian activity… untitled […]

Candida Höfer, Schindler House Los Angeles, 2000

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<b>Candida Höfer, <i>Schindler House Los Angeles</i>, 2000</b>

Artist: Candida Hofer (born 1944 in Eberswalde, Germany; lives and works in Cologne, Germany). Description: Interior views of the Schindler House. From a series of photographs of the Rudolph Schindler’s house in Los Angeles, built 1921–22. “Surprisingly, the work evokes little to do with the psychosocial dynamics of vacant space. It’s not as much about physical […]

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