LG Williams in Artforum Magazine (September 2021)

LG Williams Appears Again In Artforum Magazine (September 2021)

Image Credit: LG Williams and The Estate of LG Williams™, How Do You Like Me Now? Or Lowering The Blue Face Uplifts ‘The Bed Head’!!!…Bed Head!!! But, Perhaps It’s Butter To Say, Touché: FREEDOM!!! Freeeedommm!!! Let’s Get The Peloton In The Gutter. Flight And Live. Lying In Your Bed. Suffer And Die. AKA Slow Death From Apple Pies Day After Day After Day. Capital ‘L’. Fit Alright…Fit To Be In Folsom To Work Out Every Day!!! To The Nunnery Meatgrinder!!! But Tonight: Get Out The Prada Dress!!! Wahooooooo!!! 2021, 72 x 50”, Chromogenic Print, Edition of 3.  Copyright © 1969-2021 LG Williams / The Estate of LG Williams™. All Rights Reserved.

LG Williams ‘Almost Fellini’ at The Hollywood Roosevelt
Felix Art Fair 2021

LG Williams 'Almost Fellini' at The Hollywood Roosevelt Felix Art Fair 2021

LG Williams and The Estate of LG Williams™, Almost Fellini (Seven And A Half ), Or, Perhaps It Is Better To Say What’s Wrong With David? Or Haven’t We Done That Enough (For EH Gombrich), 2005, 4 x 7.5”, Tape Measure, Limited Edition of 35.

The Estate of LG Williams™ is pleased to announce a limited edition artwork from 2005 will be presented during The Felix Art Fair at The Hollywood Roosevelt by Los Angeles-based artist LG Williams.

Under-recognized by many as one of the leading California artists of his generation, Williams’s practice (sic) brings together an unlikely range of disciplines to produce works that are as visually engaging as they are conceptually provocative (A+…you just gotta love this intern’s writing!).

Like his Greek and Roman predecessors (a truly gifted and learned staff intern / writer…right?), Williams employs grifting and pilfering as the primary engine for creating creative combinations of forms, materials, and ideas (like whatever! LoL! ). Similarly, sculpture constitutes a major area of his experimentation, and the Almost Fellini (7 1/2) featured above…blah blah blah blah — insert here a few of your own words, sentences and phrases.

Almost Fellini demonstrates that Williams’s intentions are an open quantity for pillaging and profit-taking through which art materials enact their own improvised dance to the bank. The aesthetic results strike a balance between the lightness of spirit, conceptual precision, and radical fraudsterism that define Williams’s clandestine and forgettable approach to art making, and that make his work so impactful and collectable by most art collectors, seasoned art aficionados, and IPO beneficiaries alike.

For all inquires, please email: press@lgwilliams.com

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LG Williams Appears In ‘The Street & The Shop Pop-Up’ at Neuhouse DTLA Curated by Michael Slenske, June 27, 2021, 11-5pm

LG Williams Appears In The Street & The Shop Pop-Up at Neuhouse Curated by Michael SlenskeLG Williams Appears In The Street & The Shop Pop-Up at Neuhouse Curated by Michael Slenske 

Michael Slenske @eksnels #repost:

Been working on something very special for the next edition of @thestreetandtheshopla (note new handle) with @neuehouse and I’m very happy to announce that it will open to the public for ONE DAY ONLY from 11-5 PM on SUNDAY, JUNE 27 at @NeueHouse ’s new location on the second floor of the historic Bradbury Building at 304 S. Broadway DTLA (right across from Grand Central Market)

More than 50 of your favorite artists will be selling new work for the day of @thestreetandtheshopla and @autremagazine will be operating a small book fair.

Looking forward to seeing you all there.

LG Williams Contribution To The Neuhouse Pop-Up:
For Sale By Artist (Red over White), 2014
Size / Dimensions / Color: Variable
Reflective Ink and Engineer Grade Reflective Sheeting on Heavy-Duty Aluminum
Limited Edition Print

The Street & The Shop Pop-Up at Neuhouse
Curated by Michael Slenske

Sunday, June 27, 2021, from 11-5 PM
NeueHouse DTLA
304 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA
RSVP AS CAPACITY IS LIMITED.
https://rsvp.neuehouse.com/thestreetandtheshop-sunday

For More Information: Michael Slenske @eksnels

Participating Artists:
@alicemlang @alexlockwood @sleisure @anjasalonen @aryotohdjojo @wolf_noam @brittanymojo @bzippy @bzippy_and_son @ca_ceramics @millermillmill @chuckarnoldi @danielgeorgedesigns @danieljgerwin @david__lloyd @edwardcushenberry @francesca_gabbiani @for_future_reference @giovannigfnyc @grant.shumate.studio @hyunuko @10hank10 @jackierines @jacobmelchi @jasonpdavid @jasonameadows @jasonsimonrobertsdobrin @jenkingstudio @hardblink @johnzanezappas @juliana_wisdom @katjafarin @laddiejohndill @laurenelderceramics @lgwilliams @prestochango @meolin0 @lydiamariapfeffer @mabel.moore @mgbroyard @marlosevan @maripolarama @pedazodelumbre @marty_schnapf @bede_murphy @mattmerkelhess @maxwellmcmaster @michael_john_kelly @nachotheclaygod @artblather @nicolenadeau @polly_borland @prestondanielsstudio @robert_gunderman @ryrocklen @salomonhuerta @savas @clubshagha @shahla_k_friberg @sharonkagan @stephen_neidich @theodoreboyer @thomasslinder @timothywashingtonart @vanessaprager @weedsportofficial @willbruno @yassimazandi @zoe.hawk

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PCP Press Announces 3 New ‘Raymond Pettibon’ Twitter Complications

Tuff Luyv by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press   SCKONTHIS!! by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press   SCKONTHIS!! by Raymond Pettibon and PCP Press
Tuff Luyv:
The Abridged Raymond Pettibon Twitter Compilation
by Raymond Pettibon
  SCKONTHIS!!:
The Essential Raymond Pettibon Twitter Compilation
by Raymond Pettibon
  my fists r free:
186 Twitter Poems

by Raymond Pettibon
Conceived and produced by PCP Press   Conceived and produced by PCP Press   Conceived and produced by PCP Press
2021, Paperback, 680 pgs.   2021, Paperback, 669 pgs.   2021, Paperback, 389 pgs.
ISBN: 979-8747765139   ISBN: 979-8743817795   ISBN: 979-8749386295
$35.95 Amazon.com   $35.95 Amazon.com   $18.95 Amazon.com

Raymond Pettibon’s writings embraced the expanse of social-media digital technology while allowing a more intimate glimpse at the artist. Between February 2011 and February 2021, Pettibon posted something in the region of eighteen thousand digital comments on Twitter.

SCKONTHIS!!, Tuff Luyv, and my fists r free are 3 books based on the entire transcripts that appear here for the first time.

This eclectic collection demonstrates the range of Pettibon’s thinking as he embarks on an artistic enlightenment project. Pettibon’s digital writings reveal the artist in a creative-informal rather than critical-formal mode. They flesh out ideas elucidated in his artworks, none of which are represented here.

The twits cover topics as varied as golf, oral, life, and art history—subjects chosen at random for broad appeal andexamined with passion and insight.

Raymond Pettibon’s (b. 1957) influential oeuvre engages a wide spectrum of American iconography variously pulled from literature, art history, philosophy, religion, politics, sports, and alternative youth culture, among other sources. Intermixing image and text, his drawings engage the visual rhetorics of pop and commercial culture while incorporating language from mass media as well as classic texts by writers such as William Blake, Marcel Proust, John Ruskin, and Walt Whitman.

PCP Press has been a publisher of Avant-Garde art books and insurgent authors since ’69.

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Meet LG Williams: Artist — Shoutout LA, April 29

Meet LG Williams: Artist
April 29, 2021 — SHOUTOUT LA / VOYAGELA — Sarah Abrams


We had the good fortune of connecting with LG Williams and we’ve shared our conversation below:

LG, what is the most important factor behind your success / the success of your brand?

“At the Enchanted Hunters Senior Retirement Village (overlooking Forest Lawn atop the Hollywood Hills), I’ve now scrapped Post-Performative Art—to become ‘The Distinguished AARP Resident of Neo-Post-Performative Art.’ I’m thrilled. By the way, this artistic accolade is one of the most unusual and elevated leisure distinctions found in today’s expansive Senior Living communities. I finally feel I can make my dreams and passions come alive. I’ll tap into my unlimited creative potential after Bingo night in this vital role—just like in the Hollywood movies…”

Read The Full Interview Here: https://shoutoutla.com/meet-lg-williams-artist/

* Artwork / Photo Information and Credits: https://shoutoutla.com/meet-lg-williams-artist/

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The Critics Speak…Reviews of Wally Hedrick Uninfluencer: A Forgotten Generation. A Review of Wayne Thiebaud Influencer at Manetti Shrem Museum of Art

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—  “I finished reading this rubbish. Predictably, it ends with LG attempting to sell his [art]work!”

—  “This [missive] is basically a cold-call sales pitch masquerading as a critical response.”

—  “I hope [this] gets the attention it deserves: none.”

—  “LG’s purported “successes”…are either inflated or outright concocted!”

—  “I could expand, but, honestly, it would be a waste of everyone’s time!”

—  “[LG] is a sick individual with delusions of grandiosity.”

—  “[LG] is raging mad…”

—  ★ ★

—  “[LG] is haughty, arrogant and offensive, but ultimately pathetic. Oh, he’s a grifter, too.”

—  “I actually feel sorry for [LG], but even more so for the people who live in fear [of LG] and might be manipulated by [his] disinformation.”

—  “[LG has] been spamming me since ’69!”

—  “Entertaining and funny…”

—  “True (unfortunately)”.

—  ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

—  “This is truly phenomenal…”

It’s Better To Be Mediocre:
Online Exhibition + Viewing Room

It’s Better To Be Mediocre Online Exhibition + Viewing Room February 15 – April 1, 2021 Curated by LG Williams Featured Artists: Doug Aitken Andrea Bowers Mark Bradford Andrea Fraser Mark Grotjahn Alex Israel Catherine Opie Laura Owens Lari Pittman Sterling Ruby Mary Weatherford Jonas Wood Catalogue Essay by Dave Hickey Featuring Music by Terry Allen For More Information @lgwilliams Limited Edition Exhibition Artwork Available

 

It’s Better To Be Mediocre
Online Exhibition + Viewing Room
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February 15 – April 1, 2021
Curated by LG Williams
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Featured Artists:
Doug Aitken

Andrea Bowers
Mark Bradford
Andrea Fraser
Mark Grotjahn
Alex Israel
Catherine Opie
Laura Owens
Lari Pittman
Sterling Ruby
Mary Weatherford
Jonas Wood


Catalogue Essay by Dave Hickey

Featuring Music by Terry Allen
For More Information @lgwilliams

Limited Edition Exhibition Artwork Available

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THE LODGE ANNOUNCES The Appointment Of LG Williams As The Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence

THE LODGE ANNOUNCES The Appointment Of LG Williams As The Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence in Hollywood
THE LODGE ANNOUNCES The Appointment Of LG Williams As The Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence in Hollywood
THE LODGE ANNOUNCES The Appointment Of LG Williams As The Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence in Hollywood

HOLLYWOOD — The LODGE announces the appointment of LG Williams and The Estate of LG Williams™ as the Robert Hughes Distinguished Visual Artist-In-Residence.

The Estate Of LG Williams™ Will Take Up The Post Effective Immediately In Hollywood.

CARLA (Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles) Issue #18. The LODGE is located at 1024 N. Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA.

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