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Past Event The Artist Up Close: Kim Gordon with Rachel Kushner

The photo on the left is a woman wearing red with blonde hair sits at a table. The photo on the right is a woman with brown hair sitting at a glass patio table. A forest can be seen in the background.

Kim Gordon photo by David Black; Rachel Kushner photo by Chloe Aftel

Kim Gordon discusses her work, career, and practice with bestselling author, friend, and collaborator, Rachel Kushner. This event serves as an opening dialogue for the exhibition, Kim Gordon: Lo-Fi Glamour.

Kim Gordon studied at the Otis College of Art and Design in Los Angeles in the late 1970s. Her first solo exhibition, Design Office, took place at New York’s White Columns in 1981. For the past thirty years, Gordon has worked consistently across disciplines and across distinct cultural fields: art, design, writing, fashion (X-Girl), music (Sonic Youth, Free Kitten, Body/Head), and film/video (both as actress and director).

Rachel Kushner is the bestselling author of The Flamethrowers, a finalist for the National Book Award, and the New York Times Top Ten Books of 2013; Telex from Cuba, a finalist for the National Book Award; and The Mars Room. Kushner's fiction has appeared in the New Yorker, Harper’s, and the Paris Review. She lives in Los Angeles.

  • Please note that seating is first come, first served.
  • Doors open at 6:30 p.m.