Curated by Crescent City
50% of proceeds from this sale will directly benefit Crescent City, the inaugural production of The Industry, LA’s new home for experimental opera.
Alice Könitz was born in Essen-Werden, Germany. Her work has been exhibited at the 2008 Whitney Biennial; Villa Arzon, Nice; LA><Art, Los Angeles; UCLA’s Hammer Museum; the London Institute; Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles; Hudson Franklin Gallery, New York; Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York; and Wallspace Gallery, New York, amongst others. In addition, Konitz’s work has been reviewed in Artforum, Frieze, Flash Art, Sculpture magazine, Art and Text, The New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and others. Recently, the Saatchi Gallery featured her work in The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture. Konitz currently lives and works in Los Angeles.
Artwork Selected by the Curator
Olga Koumoundouros - Dive Bar Sweet Spot
Crescent City is the inaugural production of The Industry, Los Angeles’ new home for experimental opera. Directed by Yuval Sharon and produced by Laura Kay Swanson, Crescent City is a hyper-opera featuring music by Anne LeBaron and libretto by Douglas Kearney. The Industry commissioned six visual artists – Mason Cooley, Brianna Gorton, Katie Grinnan, Alice Könitz, Jeff Kopp, and Olga Koumoundouros – to create a major new sculptural work for the immersive set of Crescent City. The production runs May 10-27 at Atwater Crossing. 50% of proceeds from the sale of works curated by Crescent City will directly benefit the production.