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CURRENT EXHIBITS [265]


selected dates: 2/13/13-2/13/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Transcontinental Junction

Artspace Warehouse    mid-wilshire
7358 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-936-7020
http://www.artspacewarehouse.com
January 19th, 2013 - March 1st, 2013
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New art exhibition Transcontinental Junction opens Saturday January 19, 2013 with an artist reception from 5 to 8 PM at Artspace Warehouse featuring artists from South Africa, Germany, the East Coast and Los Angeles.   Gail Weissman is a professional Los Angeles artist with over twenty years of experience.  Her large acrylic and mixed media paintings express the primordial acts of creation exis...   [more]

Opening: January 19th, 2013   5:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Hugh Scott-Douglas: The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Blum & Poe    culver city/west la
2727 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
310-836-2062
http://www.blumandpoe.com
January 12th, 2013 - February 16th, 2013
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Blum & Poe is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by the Canadian artist Hugh Scott-Douglas. This marks Scott-Douglas' first exhibition with Blum & Poe and his first solo-presentation in Los Angeles. For this exhibition, Scott-Douglas draws inspiration from the 1920 German Expressionist silent film, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari. Directed by Robert Wiene, the film has long been regarded for...   [more]

Opening: January 12th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
May 21st, 2011 - July 7th, 2013
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The bygone era of American whaling led many men on distant voyages in search of the giants of the sea. In spare time whalers carved the teeth, bone and other unused parts of the whale, developing a carving tradition that came to be called scrimshaw. Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler celebrates this unique American folk art, created purely for the necessity or enjoyment of its makers, which captures...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shashi Dhoj Tulachan: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand From the Gayle and Edward P. Roski Collection

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
October 12th, 2012 - March 12th, 2013
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*closing date is subject to changeThe nine oversized paintings shown in this exhibition are all the work of one extraordinary 69-year-old Buddhist monk named Shashi Dhoj Tulachan, a second generation thangka artist living in Tuksche, a remote village located in Mustang, Nepal’s northernmost district adjacent to Tibet. Shashi Dhoj Tulachan has devoted much of his life to the restoration of a nearby 18th...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd CUT! Costume and the Cinema

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
December 15th, 2012 - March 10th, 2013
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Discover the glamour, luxury and artistry of cinematic couture in this exhibition from the renowned British costumer, Cosprop Ltd and organized by Exhibits Development Group.  Forty-three costumes worn by 30 actors in 25 different films attest to the sumptuous fabrics, lavish lace and embroidery, unparalleled craftsmanship and creativity, and the essential ingredient costumes play in the authenticity...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasure of Ethiopia

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
February 10th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
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Lucy’s Legacy gives visitors the opportunity to further their understanding and place in the human family. Discovered in the late 20th century in Ethiopia, Lucy is the oldest and most complete adult fossil of a human ancestor that has been found in Africa to date. Although Lucy is only 40% complete, her species provides a likely evolutionary link to the homo genus from which human beings evolved. The d...   [more]

Opening: February 10th, 2013   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jason Hernandez: JASON HERNANDEZ

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
February 9th, 2013 - March 2nd, 2013
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Jason Hernandez's work demonstrates a fascination with the universe and theoretical physics. His recent body of work is a collection of drawings and intricate oil and gold leaf paintings inspired by Byzantine art with a whimsical humor. The artist explores astronomy and what it might be like for pioneering astronauts to travel great distances throughout an immeasurable universe.   Artist Statement: ...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Alec Huxley: ALEC HUXLEY

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
February 9th, 2013 - March 2nd, 2013
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Alec Huxley is a San Francisco based figurative artist inspired by space travel, mysterious alleyways, mutant animals and the masks we wear in the theater of life. He captures cinematic-like scenes with nods to history, mortality, and the multi-dimensional nature of perception. His visual explorations feature anonymous actors drifting through barren city-scapes, as well as figures presented starkly li...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nom Kinnear King: NOM KINNEAR KING

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
February 9th, 2013 - March 1st, 2013
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Nom Kinnear King's portraits have an enchanting spiritual essence. Her subjects express curious imaginations that carry them to picturesque old-world dream realms inspired by folklore and music, where accordions and clarinets trail their steps. The solitary figures play alone, lost in their own magical world but inviting the viewer in through their captivating eyes.  Nom paints in oils on wood a...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd James Bentley: JAMES BENTLEY

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
February 9th, 2013 - March 2nd, 2013
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Inspired by the work of Stanley Kubrick and Arthur C. Clarke, the "Art of an Advanced Civilization" series is a contemporary reinvention of the sentinel monolith.  When scientific advances occur, the creations of humans are represented by complex spheres, the helix, and other geometric forms.  These shapes symbolize ideas of discovery; they are both profoundly positive, but can be subverted int...   [more]

Opening: February 9th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Grand Central Art Center MFA Residents Exhibition

Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center    orange county
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 567-7233
http://www.grandcentralartcenter.com
February 2nd, 2013 - April 21st, 2013
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GCAC Residents Exhibition features the work of California State University, Fullerton, Graduate level artists/curator currently residing at Grand Central Art Center. The GCAC houses 26 residential apartments, on its privately secured second floor, dedicated to students of CSUF's College of the Arts Masters programs. Along with the apartments, each artist is provided a 24-hour access studio space. This exhibitio...   [more]

Opening: February 2nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Charles Alston, Hale Woodruff, Harvey Johnson, Joseph Sims, Richmond Barthé, Elizabeth Catlett: The Legacy of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company: More Than a Business

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
April 4th, 2012 - July 31st
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OnJuly 23, 1925 under the leadership of William Nickerson, Jr., Norman O. Houston and George Beavers, Jr., Golden State Guarantee Fund Insurance Company began in a one room office at 1412 Central Avenue. Within three months they had outgrown that space and moved to a storeroom at 3512 Central Avenue. Within three years the company had over 100 employees and branches in Pasadena, Bakersfield, San D...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd African American Military Portraits from the American Civil War: Selected Images from the Library of Congress Collections

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
September 13th, 2012 - December 29th, 2013
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Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War (1861-1865), this exhibit features remarkable photographic portraits of African American soldiers and sailors who took part in this epic chapter of our nation’s history. Reproduced in large format from the original antique photographs, these images are selections from the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs and...   [more]

Opening: September 13th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Go Tell it on the Mountain

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
October 4th, 2012 - June 30th, 2013
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Curators Nery Gabriel Lemus and Mar Hollingsworth have taken James Baldwin’s 1953 novel of the same title, “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” as a point of departure to select a variety of pieces that explore oppositional forces within Christianity, and exposing underlying tensions of religious control and human hypocrisy. Often, the works also examine Christianity's role in fostering political action a...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Coloring America: Selections from the California African American Museum’s Permanent History Collection

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
November 3rd, 2012 - March 24th, 2013
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Dr. Carter G. Woodson called not for an isolated Black history, but for a more just and complete “history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.” Answering Dr. Woodson’s call for a properly contextualized Black history that would offset the erasures of African Americans in the larger American tapestry, the California African American Museum, in its continuing effor...   [more]

Opening: November 3rd, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Willard Wigan: Sampling the Microscopic Artwork of Willard Wigan

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
January 18th, 2013 - March 17th, 2013
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When he was a child, Willard Wigan decided he would build homes for ants because he “felt they needed them.” Little did he know at the time that this desire would become the artistic rubric that would compel him to create whimsical sculptures that are so minute that they can only be viewed through a microscope. This new and highly unusual exhibit, Sampling the Microscopic Artwork of Willard Wigan, is...   [more]



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