October 14, 2012, will mark the end of The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie White exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the visual study of American portraitures is one that shouldn’t be missed by those who love art.
Portraiture has always been motivated by two competing and overlapping desires: the desire to record, and the desire to be recorded. Artists Katy Grannan and Charlie White have examined this tension, exploring concepts of identity and subjectivity in a world increasingly dominated by media representations of the ideal self. The Sun and Other Stars presents two bodies of work that map the fragility and resilience of individuality in contemporary Western culture. Read More about The Sun and Other Stars