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CURRENT EXHIBITS [239]


selected dates: 4/2/13-4/2/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Connie Samaras: Tales of Tomorrow

Armory Center for the Arts    pasadena/glendale
145 N. Raymond Ave.
Pasadena, CA 91103
626.792.5101
http://www.armoryarts.org/
March 1st, 2013 - June 23rd, 2013
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Over the past two decades, Connie Samaras has used photography and video to represent particular built environments she characterizes as “speculative landscapes” against the backdrop of daily life. She explores the aspirations and anxieties of the imagined future – how the US dreams itself – along with the psychological and social dislocation within the everyday. Samaras reveals the paradoxes o...   [more]

Opening: March 2nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mary Corman, Edith Konrad, Ron Piller, Brenda Holzke: Abstract Urban Harmony

Artspace Warehouse    mid-wilshire
7358 Beverly Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-936-7020
http://www.artspacewarehouse.com
February 28th, 2013 - April 18th, 2013
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February 28 through April 18 at Artspace Warehouse: Abstract Urban Harmony New artworks by Swiss artist Edith Konrad, Los Angeles artist Ron Piller, New York artist Mary Corman, and Los Angeles artist Brenda Holzke, among many others. Swiss artist Edith Konrad has studied in numerous master classes with artists from Germany and Italy. She paints in a variety of techniques in Switzerland and Ital...   [more]

Opening: February 28th, 2013   6:30 PM - 8:30 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 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 Maurice Sendak: Maurice Sendak: 50 Years ● 50 Works ● 50 Reasons

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
February 16th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
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Santa Ana, CA— A touring exhibition commemorating the work of the iconic American illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak is scheduled to begin a national tour starting at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California on February 16, 2013. Sendak’s last illustrated book is scheduled to be released posthumously on February 15, 2013. Sendak died in Danbury, Connecticut at age 83 in May of 2012. Maurice Sendak:...   [more]

Opening: February 16th, 2013   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Young Chun, CRAWW, JoKa, Muneera Gerald: New Works

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
March 9th, 2013 - April 7th, 2013
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C.A.V.E. GALLERY PRESENTSNew Works By CRAWW * YOUNG CHUN * JoKa   and MUNEERA GERALD   (aka Cherri Wood)   Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 9,  7 - 10pm   JoKa & Young Chun will be in attendance  Music by DJ Bu$Rid3r  YOUNG CHUNLos Angeles "My art is a fabrication of reality - the way I see it in my mind. Music, culture, childhood memories, and the people in the environment that surr...   [more]

Opening: March 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 Kuhl & Leyton: Elite Deviance

Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center    orange county
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 567-7233
http://www.grandcentralartcenter.com
March 2nd, 2013 - May 12th, 2013
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A series of work exploring white collar crime of the past decade in America.     Kuhl & Leyton's collaborative work explores the American and global culture of crime and its relationship to fame, media and the bizarre. The solo exhibition at Grand Central Art Center marks the US premiere of their new body of work, which focuses on the subject of white-collar crimes.  The artists draw inspiration...   [more]

Opening: March 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 Roberto Chile: Afrodescendientes: Photographer Roberto Chile in Guanabacoa, Cuba

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
March 28th, 2013 - October 13th, 2013
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The overwhelming majority of African slaves in the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade went to South America and the Caribbean. Afrodescendientes, an exhibition originally mounted in Spain’s Casa de America by celebrated Cuban photographer and documentarian Roberto Chile and curator Juan Carlos Moya, explores the African presence in Cuba through Chile’s stunning photographs. Chile, who served as staff photogra...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd David McDonald: Everything is Broken

Carter & Citizen    culver city/west la
2648 La Cienega Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
213-359-2504
http://www.carterandcitizen.com
March 23rd, 2013 - April 27th, 2013
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Everything is Broken is a solo exhibition featuring the works of David McDonald. The opening reception is on March 23, from 6-8pm.  LOCATION:    Carter & Citizen                          2648 La Cienega Ave. (not Blvd.)                          Los Angeles, CA 90034                          213.359.2504                          www.carterandcitizen.com GALLERY HOURS:  Tuesday - Saturday 11am - 6pm...   [more]

Opening: March 23rd, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: 11:11 A Creative Collective Presents "Refuse to Destroy"

Cella Gallery    san fernando valley
11135 Weddington St. #112
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(213) 291-7908
http://www.cellagallery.com
March 30th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013
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11:11 The Creative Collective presents: REFUSE to DESTROY Re-IMAGINED    RE-PURPOSED   RE-USED Artwork Made from Found Materials "Refuse to Destroy" gives us aesthetic experience of the many creative alternative uses of wasted, found and non-traditional art mediums.  This exhibit keeps us actively aware of our relationship in the environment and promotes a more conscious use of materials to enco...   [more]

Opening: March 30th, 2013   7:00 PM - 11:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sarah Stone: Group Show

Cella Gallery    san fernando valley
11135 Weddington St. #112
North Hollywood, CA 91601
(213) 291-7908
http://www.cellagallery.com
March 30th, 2013 - April 5th, 2013
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11:11 The Creative Collective presents:REFUSE to DESTROY Re-IMAGINED RE-PURPOSED RE-USED Artwork Made from Found Materials "Refuse to Destroy" gives us aesthetic experience of the many creative alternative uses of wasted, found and non-traditional art mediums. This exhibit keeps us actively aware of our relationship in the environment and promotes a more conscious use of materials to encour...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Nery Gabriel Lemus: A Hero Ain’t Nothin’ But A Sandwich

Charlie James Gallery    downtown/east la
969 Chung King Road
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213.687.0844
http://www.cjamesgallery.com
February 16th, 2013 - April 13th, 2013
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Charlie James Gallery is pleased to present our second solo show by gallery artist Nery Gabriel Lemus, winner of the 2013 COLA Individual Artist Grant, and the 2013 Rema Hort Mann Foundation Award. In this current body of work, Lemus continues to explore domestic issues, issues that can often manifest in society at large. In particular, Lemus brings focus to the influence, positive and negative, a...   [more]

Opening: February 16th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM



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