ForYourArt, Ooga Booga, and Mexico City-based Fundación Alumnos47 will host the third iteration of Artists’ Books and Cookies, an event series devoted to artists’ books and encouraging the collection of and community around them.
LA-LIKE: Transgressing the Pacific, by Kate Sutton - Bookforum (2016)In Los Angeles, a town of making or breaking it, a third option is just to disappear. The California dream of reinvention is propped up by vanishing acts both real and scripted. A thousand last breaths are drawn every day across Hollywood. Most are staged, which makes it all the more spectacular when a star’s real death follows cinematic convention …
Bay Watch, SF MoMA ArtBash - Artforum, Scene & Herd (2016)The artist crowd—which included Trevor Paglen, Tacita Dean, Barry McGee, Takeshi Murata, Zoe Crosher, and Julie Mehretu—drifted in and out of Tom Marioni’s The Act of Drinking Beer with Friends is the Highest Form of Art, which was telling it like it is from the third-floor sculpture terrace.
My Business Card Says ‘Enthusiast’ - Zocalo Public Square (2016)Zoe Crosher is the co-creator of the Manifest Destiny Billboard Project, a series of 100 artist-designed billboards that spanned the United States along Interstate 10. Before joining a Zócalo/Smithsonian “What It Means to Be American” panel discussion about creativity in America—“What Does American Ingenuity Look Like?”—she talked in the green room about the eclectic mediums she works in, D.C. punk rock, and that time Bill Nye flirted with her.
A World-Class Garden on the California Coast, by Christopher Wyrick - DuJour (2016)A new residency program is opening up the garden to great creative minds, and it’s already bearing fruit. The first project will feature Los Angeles artist Zoe Crosher, whose career has brought her exhibitions at MoMA and LACMA. She has selected plants from the grounds to bronze, turning the ephemeral—sometimes even endangered—into something that will endure.