As a platform for provoking critical discourse about contemporary art,
X-TRA hosts events throughout the year, including artists’ talks, readings, conversations, performances, and film and video screenings. We have co-produced events in collaboration with the following venues and organizations: For Your Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena; College Art Association; Human Resources, Los Angeles; Barnsdall Art Park; Chapman University; Creative Arts Agency; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE); Mandrake; Honor Fraser Gallery; and the Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art Fair.
THE NY ART BOOK FAIR Presented by Printed Matter at MoMA PS1
Visit X-TRA at the eleventh annual NY Art Book Fair, from September 16 to 18.
Pick up X-TRA’s brand new Fall 2016 issue!
SPECIAL GUESTS: LAXART publications !!
presenting t-shirts and totes and new artist editions by
Hours and Location The NY Art Book Fair is free and open to the public.
Preview: Thursday, September 15, 6–9 […]
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Take the 2016 READER SURVEY.
An opportunity to tell us your thoughts about X-TRA, and win a prize.
Dear faithful readers and new friends,
Your comments and feedback help us more than you could know.
We rely on your feedback. It tells us what X-TRA is doing right and what we can do better. It helps us get grants.
As we prepare to celebrate 20 years of X-TRA help us to imagine the future!
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Join us on Sunday August 7 for this Members Event!
Art historian Susanna Newbury leads a walk-through and discussion of staging, mediation, and transitory objects in the Barbara Kasten: Stages exhibition at MOCA Pacific Design Center.
Sunday August 7, 2016
2 -3 pm
MOCA Pacific Design Center
8687 Melrose Ave, West Hollywood, CA 90069
This event is free and open to public.
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Read Newbury’s review of Barbara Kasten: Stages at ICA Philadelphia and Graham Foundation in the Summer 2016 issue of X-TRA here.
We are thrilled to announce our new Artist’s Edition by Mark Hagen!
In tandem with Mark’s Artist’s Project in X-TRA volume 18 number 4, Mark produced this amazing limited table-top sculpture. An edition of 10, each a core sample of the artist’s studio floor. All proceeds will benefit the production and programs of X-TRA and Project X.
To Be Titled (Subtractive Sculpture, Glendalé core for X-TRA), 2016
Concrete and acrylic paint (core sample of artist’s studio floor)
3.25″ tall x 3.25″ […]
Join us on Sunday July 17
to toast the summer issue of X-TRA
with artist Mark Hagen and Aaron Moulton
Mark will talk in conversation with Aaron Moulton, curator at Gagosian Gallery, about his Artist’s Project in the issue
and we’ll unveil his new Artist Edition for X-TRA!
Sunday, July 17
4 – 6 pm
ARTBOOK @ HAUSER WIRTH & SCHIMMEL
917 East 3rd Street
Los Angeles, CA 90013
Refreshments served, and the galleries at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel will be open.
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
X-TRA is seeking submissions from writers in the form of reviews, columns and features on contemporary art exhibitions, artists and publications.
Honorarium is $400 USD.
See here for guidelines and information on how to submit.
Immaterials and Proposals at the LA Art Book Fair
MEET & GREET 2016
LA in the AUGHTS: Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA
X-TRA Spring Launch!
Call for submissions
X-TRA Editions: MARK HAGEN
Summer Launch: Hole Up with
X-TRA & Mark Hagen at ARTBOOK
Walkthrough of Barbara Kasten: Stages with Susanna Newbury
X-TRA at NY ART BOOK FAIR
X-TRA and Project X at the LA ART BOOK FAIR!
The Benefit of Friends Collected, Vol. 2: Book Fair Reception
1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE at the LAABF
Project X Forum 1: The First Show, 1992
Panel Discussion: On Art Practice, Theory, and the PhD.
Project X Desk Writer in Residence: Christiane Kues
Project X Forum 2: FAR Bazaar
X-TRA Spring Launch: The Conversation
Project X Forum 3: XTREME Research
The Benefit of Friends Collected
Panel and White Elephant Party
Project X Forum 4: Suitably Appointed
Project X Forum 5: Revisiting “Program for Paradise”
Project X Forum 6: Pair-A-Sites,
with Charles Gaines and Kerry Tribe
Project X Forum 8: Lost and Found with Nao Bustamante, Soo Kim, and HK Zamani
X-TRA Launch: Fall together
Xtreme Archive: Project X 1992-1999
Project X Forum 9: East of Eden, Profane Gardens
Spend Money on Amazon, Amazon Gives X-TRA Money
XTREME Launch Party!
SCALE: Launch Event for X-TRA 16.2
Cadavere Quotidiano: The first Project X Projects Paperback
LA in the 90s : Benefit Auction and Party for X-TRA and Project X
Cadavere Telephone: X-TRA and Cadavere Quotidiano Launch Party
2014 X-TRA Reader Survey!
Artist’s Tag Sale
X-TRA Summer Launch in Berlin
The Project X Desk at Outpost@Armory: Johanna Hedva
X-TRA and Project X at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair
X-TRA and Project X at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair
HELL: Shanaynay Library Party and Cadavere Quotidiano Paris Launch
Panel Discussion: What does art practice have to do with political activism?
X-TRA Fall Launch: Leslie Dick and Zackary Drucker in conversation
X-TRA at Printed Matter’s LA Art Book Fair
X-TRA at the College Art Association Conference in New York
X-TRA presents Dont Rhine and Clean Needles Now
The X-TRA Art Sale
The Summer Event!: Conversation and Beer.
Destruction! And Monsters! Fall Launch Party and Screening
3 Ways to Make X-TRA’s Year End Right.
X-TRA presents Chinese Cocktail, a concert by Robert Wilhite
The Kitchen Table, reprise
Surfing & Smoking
Immaterials and Proposals, part deux
X-TRA at the NY Art Book Fair
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 1/ Stephen Berens presents The Los Angeles Times and Me
X-TRA’s 15 Years in 15 Days
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 2 / Why Start An Art Magazine Now? (1997 / 2012)
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 3 / Debate Drawing Party
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 4 / MAK Center to support ARTISTS + INSTITUTIONS: Common Ground “What is the Common Ground for Artists and Institutions?”
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 5 / Revisiting the revisiting of feminism.
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 6 / X-TRA celebrates MATERIAL.
15 Years in 15 Days: Day 7 / Jan Tumlir presents Black and White Paintings and Albums, a talk with images and music.
William Leavitt presents Habitat
Micol Hebron presents 1 Image 1 Minute
The Art of Criticism, a panel discussion Organized and moderated by Damon Willick with Sharon Mizota, Doug Harvey, and Aram Moshayedi.
“Country Lessons” hosted by Vanessa Place
Performance: Leslie Dick’s “Boundary Lines” & PDAs by CamLab
FIRE IN THE LIBRARY: FIND BIG MIND, a cross discipline talk influenced by the work of Eugenia Butler
Chinese Cocktail listening party with Robert Wilhite
X-TRA=XV CAKE PARTY!!!
X-TRA hosts Happy Hour at Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
Launch Event: X-TRA at Armory Center for the Arts with Marcos Lutyens
X-TRA’s 1 IMAGE 1 MINUTE 2011
Screening of the films of Gary Beydler
Amazon will donate to X-TRA every time you buy something using our link!
Artists & Writers Picnic
X-TRA at The Bash, the Co/Lab party for Art Platform
Immaterials and Proposals at Human Resources