The Going Away Present

The Going Away Present, organized by Kristina Kite and Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer, is on view from July 24 – August 21, 2021 at Kristina Kite Gallery in Los Angeles. The massive group exhibition celebrates and bids goodbye to the influential art critic and beloved pedagogue Bruce Hainley as he leaves Los Angeles to teach at Rice University. The group exhibition, comprised of 49 artists and 18 writers, includes Owen Fu, Mike Kuchar, Lisa Lapinski, John Waters, Dennis Cooper, Aram Moshayedi, among others.

The Going Away Present, installation view  •  2021

The Going Away Present, installation view

Organized by Kristina Kite and Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles

2021  •  Courtesy Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles Photo: Brica Wilcox

Daisy Oracle  •  2021

Daisy Oracle

Kelly Akashi
Hand-blown glass and bronze
32 x 6 x 12 inches

2021  •  Courtesy the artist and Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles


En revenant du marché avec Mona  •  2021


En revenant du marché avec Mona

Malak El Zanaty Varichon & Mona Varichon

HD video. color, sound
TRT 4:19

2021  •  Courtesy the artist and Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles

Rain Man, Havana  •  2014

Rain Man, Havana

Gary Indiana
Digital video 
TRT 5:59

2014  •  Courtesy the artist and Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles