10 Fall Museum Shows to Get Excited About Around the US, Ben Davis, Artnet News

August 22, 2016

Doug Aitken, migration (empire) (still), 2008

Doug Aitken, migration (empire) (still), 2008

1. “Doug Aitken: Electric Earth” at Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, September 10 to January 15, 2016


Organized with the input of Aitken (b. 1968) himself as “an entropic landscape suspended between city, broadcasting machine, and labyrinth”—yikes!—this LA MOCA show’s ambition mirrors the wild ambition of his works, from his mesmerizing tour of the Namib desert for Diamond Sea (1997), to his Levi’s-sponsored train-based carnival Station to Station (2013).