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California African American Museum

Exhibition Detail
Diverted Destruction 6
600 State Drive
Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037

June 29th, 2013 - January 20th, 2014
January 18th, 2014 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
, Matjames MetsonMatjames Metson
Doll, Doug PearsallDoug Pearsall, Doll,
2013, paper, adhesive, 17x19"
, Dale Brockman DavisDale Brockman Davis
, Richard TurnerRichard Turner
, Richard TurnerRichard Turner
, Dale Brockman DavisDale Brockman Davis
, Derrick MaddoxDerrick Maddox
, Joe SimsJoe Sims
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downtown/east la
Tues-Sat 10-5; Sun 11-5
conceptual, installation, mixed-media, sculpture, abstract, traditional, realism, pop, modern, figurative, assemblage, collage-assemblage, found-object

Diverted Destruction 6
CAAM, the California African American Museum and The Loft at Liz’s co-curated this year’s Diverted Destruction 6 found object assemblage show. Diverted Destruction, now in its sixth year, presents works from cast-off objects often destined for landfill.  This show marks the first time the museum has collaborated with a private gallery to introduce local African American artists to new audiences at new venues.

The Loft at Liz’s featured the work of artists:
Dale Brockman Davis, Charles Dickson, Doug Pearsall, Teresa Tolliver, Timothy WashingtonMax Finkelstein, Matjames Metson, Dennis Blevins and CHEBY.
Featured June 29, 2013 – October 8, 2013

CAAM features the works of Dale Brockman Davis, Derrick Maddox, Richard Turner, Joe Sims and Rosalyn Myles.  The museum has extended their Diverted Destruction 6 exhibition through January 18, 2014.


Saturday June 29th, 2013 (7pm – 10pm)
Opening Reception / Live Performance from Sound M.I.N.D.

Thursday July 4th and Sunday August 4th, 2013 (12pm – 3pm)
CAAM Free Assemblage Workshops with Teresa Tolliver

Saturday September 14th, 2013 (2pm – 4pm)
The Loft at Liz’s Assemblage Workshop

Top assemblage artists lead our guests in a creative session.  Materials include various items donated by Liz’s Antique Hardware as well as daily castaways otherwise destined for the trash.  Artists and participants are welcomed to bring their own materials to share with others.

Tuesday October 8th, 2013
(7pm – 9pm)
Artist Talk (click image above for video footage)

The Loft at Liz's portion of this exhibit was concluded with a panel discussion among featured artists Doug Pearsall, Richard Turner, Matjames Metson, Timothy Washington, Teresa Tolliver, Charles Dickson and Joe Sims as well as curators Mar Hollingsworth (CAAM) and Liz Gordon (The Loft at Liz’s).

Diverted Destruction 6 Panelists
Left to Right: Doug Pearsall, Matjames Metson, Liz Gordon, Charles Dickson,
Teresa Tolliver, Timothy Washington, Joe Sims, Mar Hollingsworth

CAAM has extended their featuring of Diverted Destruction 6 through January 18, 2014. 

Saturday January 18, 2014 (2pm)

Join us for an informal conversation with the five artists featured in CAAM's Diverted Destruction 6 exhibition — Rosalyn Myles, Joseph Sims, Dale Brockman Davis, Richard Turner and Derrick Maddox, moderated by exhibition curator Mar Hollingsworth. 

Light refreshments to follow.  RSVP (213) 744-2056
Please visit the CAAM website for more information.

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