ArtSlant - Recently added en-us 40 Kim Ye - Machine Project - July 14th 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM <div class="row"> <div class=" col-12 px1 px2-sm pt3-5 pb4 col-md-8 col-md-offset-2 col-lg-6 col-lg-offset-3 "> <h3 style="text-align: justify;">This seminar is designed to teach the cultural producer how to <strong>BYD: BUILD YOUR DREAM</strong>.</h3> <p style="text-align: justify;">Learn what artists have in common with cult leaders and use their tips &amp; tricks to cultivate a following! Stop self-sabotaging and start to <strong>BYD</strong> today. Prot&eacute;g&eacute;s will learn (and be subject to) brainwashing techniques, aesthetic overhauls, manipulating group dynamics, and harnessing the awesome power of one&rsquo;s own neuroses! This workshop will require your physical involvement in art making, writing, public speaking, improvisation, public humiliation, group critique, group movement, and so much more!</p> </div> </div> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:33:35 +0000 Ed Ruscha - Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills - July 28th - September 9th Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:29:51 +0000 Ed Ruscha - Gagosian Gallery Beverly Hills - July 28th - September 9th Thu, 23 Jun 2016 19:29:32 +0000 Work Over School - Craft and Folk Art Museum - September 25th - January 8th, 2017 <p class="exhibition-date">September 25, 2016 - January 8, 2017</p> <p><em>Work Over School</em>&nbsp;sheds new light on the idea of the self-taught artist by examining the work of nine established and emerging artists who have developed great conceptual and technical skill through nontraditional means. Combining their training in other professional fields with their own artistic investigations, these artists produce a dynamic range of works in painting, metal, sculpture, and ceramics that embody a reverence for materials and commitment to process and technique. Curated by independent curator jill moniz.</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:25:06 +0000 Kay Sekimachi - Craft and Folk Art Museum - September 25th - January 8th, 2017 <p>A survey of the work of pioneering fiber artist Kay Sekimachi from the 1960s to today drawn from the collection of Forrest L. Merrill. With an economic approach to the use of color and pattern, Sekimachi&rsquo;s sculptural forms highlight the structure of her pieces and emphasize the natural properties of the materials she uses.</p> Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:19:09 +0000 Jim Barrett - bG Gallery - July 9th - July 23rd <p dir="ltr">bG Gallery presents a solo exhibit by artist Jim Barrett. &nbsp;Working in Los Angeles for the past forty five years, Jim Barrett finds inspiration in the magic landscape and people of the area. This body of work is an exploration of Los Angeles diversity and the complexity of the human condition. The exhibit will also feature the world premiere of Barrett's massive 30ft multi-panel work War Complex.</p> <p><br />&ldquo;It is tempting to fit people into neat categories: bag lady, illegal alien, redneck, conservative, liberal, simple, bite size portions that are easy to digest in order to fulfill some seeming need we all have to fit the "others" into one category or another. &nbsp;In my attempt to shed the labels, these paintings have turned into an invitation of sorts as well: an introduction to you to meet my neighbors and the neighborhoods that I've shared with them over the years.&rdquo; - Jim Barrett</p> Tue, 21 Jun 2016 22:03:53 +0000 Group Show - bG Gallery - July 2nd 4:00 PM - 7:00 AM <p id="docs-internal-guid-43048cee-507c-f90b-6fe9-30419295b58d" dir="ltr">Part curatorial, part installation Spectrum-Gestalt brings together artists&rsquo; works from a wide variety of genres and mediums, grouping them into an expansive spectrum of color. The first spectrum was one of our most popular exhibits and the unofficial launch of our new Bergamot Station space and has since become an annual open call, allowing the gallery to discover new talent. Spectrum-Gestalt is part of an ongoing series of installation/curatorials exploring gestalt principles by Australian artist/curator, Airom.</p> <p><br />Bleicher Project Space is located inside Bleicher/Gorman (bG) Gallery in Bergamot Station G8A, next to Hiromi Paper. bG specializes in artists who have blurred boundaries between traditionally divided art approaches in their work with a particular emphasis on bridging &lsquo;inside&rsquo; and &lsquo;outside,&rsquo; and &lsquo;highbrow&rsquo; and &lsquo;lowbrow.&rsquo; Bleicher Project Space is an exhibit area within the gallery that has a focus on experimental projects and collaborative installations.</p> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 23:04:05 +0000 Mie Olise, erik parra, Craig Kauffman, Bridget Beck - Samuel Freeman - July 16th - August 27th <p style="text-align: justify;">Samuel Freeman is pleased to present <em>How to Build A Foghorn,</em> an exhibition of works by Mie Olise, Erik Parra, Craig Kauffman and Bridget Beck.</p> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:48:24 +0000 Cheng Ran, Huang Yuxing, Xue Feng - Night Gallery - July 1st - July 30th Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:11:34 +0000 Bing Han - Night Gallery - July 1st - July 30th Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:41:48 +0000 Wu Tsang - MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art) at Grand Ave. - August 4th 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM <p style="text-align: justify;">Wu Tsang is a Los Angeles&ndash;based filmmaker, artist, and performer. A central theme of her work is the voice, which she deploys metaphorically to pose questions about representation, such as &ldquo;who is speaking for whom?&rdquo; and &ldquo;whose voices are heard and whose are silenced?&rdquo; She is equally interested in how movement can articulate emotional experiences that exist outside of language. Tsang lectures on filmmaker and writer Hito Steyerl as part of MOCA&rsquo;s Artists on Artists series, in conjunction with the exhibition <a href="" target="_blank"><em data-verified="redactor">Hito Steyerl: Factory of the Sun</em></a>.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Priority tickets are available to MOCA members one hour before the program at the MOCA Box Office. Fifteen minutes before the program begins tickets will be released to non-members. One ticket per person on a first come, first served basis. Early arrival is recommended.<br />To become a MOCA member, please contact the membership department at 213/621-1794 or&nbsp;<a href=""></a>.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 14:38:24 +0000 Aaron Marshall, Shag, Frank Kozik, Alan Forbes, Marco Almera, Pizz, Dirty Donny, Von Franco - La Luz de Jesus Gallery - July 1st - July 31st <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>A 16 Year Collection of Paintings by Poster Pop Artists including Aaron Marshall, Marco Almera, Alan Forbes, Pizz, Shag, Dirty Donny and Von Franco.</em></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The Poster Pop Collection spotlights several important paintings by Poster Pop Artists in the tiki, Hawaiiana, alternative and hotrod genres.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Highlights of the Collection include paintings by Pop Surrealists&nbsp;<strong>Aaron Marshall</strong>; <strong>Shag,</strong>&nbsp;the first oil painting by <strong>Frank Kozik</strong>; &ldquo;Priscilla Ua,&rdquo; widely considered to be one of <strong>Pizz</strong>&rsquo;s top five works along with rare paintings by <strong>Alan Forbes</strong> and <strong>Marco Almera</strong>.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&ldquo;Since 1997, Poster Pop has created merchandise and published art prints based on the artists&rsquo; work. I&rsquo;ve always enjoyed a great working relationship with my Poster Pop artists,&rdquo; says Matt Getz &rdquo;It was both logical and key that I started collecting the original art.&rdquo;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">The show at La Luz de Jesus and the the upcoming book on the Collection will feature over 120 works with forwards by Dirty Donny and BigToe. The volume will be written by Poster Pop Founder, Matt Getz.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Poster Pop is located in Huntington Beach.</p> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 10:51:48 +0000 Brad (Tiki Shark) Parker - La Luz de Jesus Gallery - July 1st - July 31st <p style="text-align: justify;">Brad &ldquo;Tiki Shark&rdquo; Parker is truly a world class, award winning creator of Polynesian Pop Surrealistic Art with a Hawaiian twist.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">A creative partner of Body Glove, Tiki Farm and numerous international brands, Hawaii&rsquo;s King of Tiki returns for his fourth Biennial Exhibition at La Luz de Jesus Gallery.</p> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 10:51:42 +0000 Rachel Yezbick, Charmaine Bee, Jonathan Molina-Garcia, Brandon Rhoads, Karley Sullivan, Erica Palmiter, B Neimeth, Juliana Lujan, Georgia Lassner - Human Resources - June 22nd - June 26th <p style="text-align: justify;"><em>Exit Interview</em>, the culminating exhibition by the California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) School of Arts&rsquo; 2016 MFA graduates, departs from the strictly bureaucratic associations of its title. The group exhibition highlights the dialogic dimension of two years of thinking and working in relation to one another. Acknowledging the paradoxical quality of institutionalized art education, the show is conceived as a field of interferences and counterpoints, the aftermath of a vital encounter and commitment to critical discourse.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>Schedule of events:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong><br /> June 22 &ndash; Wednesday 10am-5pm</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Kyle Johanson and Tim Tsang<br /> &ldquo;2 people, 3rd space, 5th wall: a long form activity practicing engagement with Exit Interview and each other in the forms of live and recorded talking and listening and looking&rdquo;<br /> Tim and Kyle walk and talk and listen and look with each other through the works of Exit Interview. The activity is recorded on two head mounted cameras and later replayed in an audio/video/text format.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>June 22 &ndash; Wednesday 7pm-9pm<br /> </strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Gloria Galvez<br /> &ldquo;Soft Drink Social&rdquo;<br /> Soft Drink Social bringing you soft drinks and soft tunes during hard times. A gathering and function hosted by Gloria Galvez in collaboration with hoops, delivering a soft strike to the social pyramid.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>June 23 &ndash; Thursday 7pm-9pm<br /> Screenings:<br /> </strong><br /> Artur Da Silva<br /> &ldquo;St. Lazarus&rdquo; (Running Time: 12:22)<br /> &ldquo;Winter in America&rdquo; (Running Time: 7:45)</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Ayşe Melis OKAY<br /> &ldquo;Fetish&rdquo; (Running Time: 16:00)</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">John Alexander<br /> &ldquo;On Magic Mountain&rdquo; (Running Time: 4:48)</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Juhee Han<br /> &ldquo;Redroom&rdquo; (Running Time: 13:30)<br /> A day in her red room.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Nebras Hoveizavi<br /> &ldquo;Sometime in January, Nakhodka Mammad was singing his songs while smuggling fabrics. It was sometime in June when I was born out of fabrics made by a loom.&rdquo; (Running Time: 16:59)<br /> Time and Place are in snooze mood, and the sleeping zone brought realistic form of talking about smuggling in Iran. The question is how one could talk about smuggling and the economy of the country which had been dealing with sanctions for decades.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Carlos Diaz-Sullivan<br /> &ldquo;Take Care of You (Running Time: 35:00)</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Julio Orta<br /> &ldquo;Movie Trailer: El Chapo&rdquo;<br /> (Running Time: 4:55)<br /> Movie Trailer for &ldquo;El Chapo&rdquo; Guzman movie. Starring Sean Penn and Kate del Castillo.<br /> &ldquo;The Players&rdquo; (Running Time: 4:00)<br /> A baby and a grown-up having a tennis match.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Shaoyu Su<br /> &ldquo;Hongshan Relic: 4700 BC to 2014&Prime; (Running Time: 0:07)<br /> Machine version of the history in Hongshan Relic Site.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>June 25 &ndash; Saturday 6-10pm<br /> Reception</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>June 25 &ndash; Saturday 6:30pm-6:50pm<br /> Performance:</strong></p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Rachel Yezbick<br /> &ldquo;For Purposes Hereof&rdquo;<br /> For Purposes Hereof is a performance piece written for a group of readers. Created from a documentary film contract between Jeff Harmes &ndash; a homeless man, gardener and panhandler &ndash; and a L.A. production company &ndash; Motiv8 Media &ndash; the piece highlights the obfuscating uses of legal language.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="text-align: justify;"><strong>June 26 &ndash; Sunday 12:00pm<br /> Performance and Readings:<br /> </strong><br /> Karley Sullivan<br /> &ldquo;Venus Rising&rdquo;<br /> Performance/Mark-Making, with Charmaine Bee, Jonathan Molina-Garcia, Brandon Rhoads, and Karley Sullivan.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Erica Palmiter<br /> &ldquo;Scenic Papers&rdquo;<br /> A reading from a series of short stories that describe the artist&rsquo;s family history. The stories speak to generational memory gaps and the recreation of narrative through a distanced cultural lens.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">B Neimeth<br /> &ldquo;Josephine&rdquo;<br /> Josephine weaves together a poetic narrative with genetic information. It is a mother-daughter relationship described in distance and the lasting residuals that lie in the body.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Karley Sullivan<br /> &ldquo;Snake Stories&rdquo;<br /> Reading, opening, erasing, recasting.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Juliana Lujan<br /> &ldquo;Goodbye Flavia&rdquo;<br /> A farewell letter to a spider-friend.</p> <p style="text-align: justify;">Georgia Lassner<br /> &ldquo;Last Exit&rdquo;<br /> Description: A reading of excerpts from essays on art and art shows, both real and imagined.</p> <dl><dt>Website:</dt><dd class="tribe-events-event-url"><a href="" target="_blank"></a></dd></dl> Sun, 19 Jun 2016 10:42:43 +0000 Françoise Grossen - Blum & Poe - July 2nd - August 20th Sun, 19 Jun 2016 10:37:28 +0000 Shio Kusaka - Blum & Poe - July 2nd - August 20th Sun, 19 Jun 2016 10:36:00 +0000