Subscribe to our RSS feed:

RSS Feed Button

Brent Green
Gravity Was Everywhere Back Then (video still)
Andrew Edlin Gallery
   1  2  3  4  5  6  7  8  9  10  11  12  13  14  15  16  17  18  19  20  

by Elisabeth Kley

Edward Kienholz’ celebrated period piece, Roxys (1960-61), a haunting recreation of the salon of a famous 1940s Los Angeles brothel, was nostalgic even when Kienholz first made it almost 50 years ago. Period furniture and dim lighting, a jukebox playing big band tunes, and a goldfish bowl with live fish are among the details. Every table has a doily and the loudly ticking grandfather clock is set to the present time.