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Karma, New York

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Hardcover, 6 x 8.25 in. / 256 pgs / 201 color.

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Catalog: FALL 2017 p. 139   

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Los Angeles based Alex Israel's work explores the cliches of his hometown: Hollywood, and the cult of celebrity.
  • ABOUT THE ARTIST: Alex Israel (b. 1982) is a graduate of Yale and has an M.F.A. from the University of Southern California. he hosts a TV show on You Tube As It LAys .
  • ABOUT THE BOOK: A collection of self portraits in silhouette wearing his line of sunglasses called "Freeway Eyewear." (An accessory that carries an air of celebrity with a faint whiff of anonymity.)
  • PROMO: Alex Israel & the writer Bret Easton Ellis, are having a show at Gagosian Gallery in L.A. in September 2017

  

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Alex Israel: Self-Portraits


Alex lsrael’s (born 1982) series of Self-Portraits were developed through the evolution of a logo based on the artist's profile—an iconic representation of facial features that calls to mind the famous silhouette of Alfred Hitchcock—originally created for the video piece As It Lays, a beguiling and campy work of talk show–style interviews for which Israel cast himself as host, presented at Reena Spaulings' New York gallery in March 2012.

Made with the same techniques used for manufacturing surfboards, and produced at the Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank, the sculptures, through the very process of their production, reflect on the context of Los Angeles, the culture of hedonism and the cult of personality from which they spring.


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