November 8th, 2014 - January 31st
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PUBLIC WORK is the first exhibition to focus exclusively on L.A. based artist Peter Shire’s public and private architectural commissions. Executed over the course of three decades, the architectural works demonstrate Shire’s understanding of the formal principles of twentieth century art and architecture collided with his interrogations of popular culture and the vocabulary of visual de...
January 10th - February 7th
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ACME. is pleased to present a solo exhibition of new photographs by Amir Zaki. In this body of work, the artist returns his focus to the ocean and trees – this time with a more zoomed-in viewpoint. By capturing the ever-changing ocean waves in up-close "slivers" that are abstracted from the surrounding seascape, Zaki creates a very mysterious, disorienting image of a subject that is seemingly...
January 10th - February 21st
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A painting is like a wall with cracks
passion is accumulation
so not until the wall settles
do the materials reveal themselves
in the ruinous tectonics of the cracks
the blinding veil of limewash is drawn aside
— Per Kirkeby
Anat Ebgi is pleased to present the first solo exhibition of New York based artist Nicholas Pilato, opening on January 10 and on view through February 21,...
Angels Gate Cultural Center
beach cities/south bay
3601 South Gaffey St., Box 1
San Pedro, CA 90731
May 12th, 2013 - June 19th
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The 2013 -2015 exhibition year at Angels Gate Cultural Center marks the beginning of a larger concept that explores our local community’s stories and personal narratives in the galleries. We hope to generate dialogue about how, as a community, we can share and communicate regardless of differing opinions and ideologies. The gallery will be turned into an experimental space where art and art-making be...
Sink or Swim: Designing for a Sea Change explores the human story of resilience, from adaptation for survival to ambitious infrastructure planning, in some of the richest and poorest of the world’s coastal communities. Rather than showing pristine architectural photography, the photographs present viewers with various human responses to changes in their landscapes due to sea level rise. Sink or...
1175 S. Coast Hwy.
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
January 24th - March 1st
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Zio Ziegler is an American artist, most notably know for his paintings and large scale outdoormurals. His early work was inspired by the 1990 graffiti movement in the bay area and Europe aswell as skateboard graphics and naive art. He is known be an artist who bridges the accessibilityof public art with a serious in studio practice. Thrown out of his high school art class, and not wellreceived in...
Big City Forum (BCF) will occupy the second-floor Mezzanine Galleries at Armory Center for the Arts from Sunday, July 13 through Sunday, December 14, 2014, during Phase II of its 15-month residency entitled City of Hope, City of Resistance: Research and Actions at the Urban Level. With the Armory as a host venue, BCF, a project founded by Leonardo Bravo, will design and build a dynamic reading room/lib...
The Making of Personal Theory: Mysticism and Metaphysics in the Work of Sara Kathryn Arledge, Charles Irvin, and Jim Shaw is a three-person exhibition that takes notions of “the mystical” as an entry point to consider daily encounters that are marked with eccentricity, the surreal, and a dream-like passage of time. Representations of mystical or spiritual alternatives to normative cul...
The Armory presents a series of unrealized, never-before shown, and groundbreaking early works (produced from 1971 through 1989) examining Glassman’s musings with the mundane. Through repetition and simple gestures, he reveals and isolates moments in time that often go unnoticed, and creates visual poetry with his chosen materials.• View Press Kit
Image: Joel Glassman, Uneasy Attitudes (...
In this exhibition, Yossifor’s time-based painting process converges with the quintessential time-based medium, wet cement. The more the material moves, the faster it dries; each subsequent motion a consequence of the gesture that came before. • View Press Kit
Image: Liat Yossifor, Detail 4 from Gesture (as) Consequence, Cement on Concrete Canvas, Courtesy of the artist
December 17th, 2014 - January 30th
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ASHES/ASHES is pleased to present its end-of-year exhibition, SOUS LA MOQUETTE/LA MOQUETTE. The exhibition brings together works from six artists: Jake Dibeler, Mikey Estes, Anton Ginzburg, Bradford Kessler, Michael Max McLeod, and Ryan McNamara. Their pieces coalesce to explore how contemporary artists subvert aesthetic conventions through the tension between overt appearances and their hidden re...