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 THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 10            Check for more listings.
Frank Gehry
LACMA (Miracle Mile) 11am
The members’ preview of the Frank Gehry retrospective begins today. Organized by the Centre Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, the show traces the architect’s historic career, beginning with the establishment of his Los Angeles firm in 1962 to his recent projects, including the new Jazz Bakery, an arts complex that will be constructed in Culver City. Over 200 drawings and 65 architectural models are on display. Members’ previews of Frank Gehry continue on Friday, September 11, and Saturday, September 12. The exhibition opens to the public on September 13. Become a LACMA member here.

Selected Openings and Events in Hollywood and Downtown

A Line in the Sand, Artist Curated Projects (Hollywood), 6–8pm.

Los Angeles Filmforum at MOCA presents Stan VanDerBeek: Newsreel of Dreams, MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown), 7pm. $12.

Selected Openings in West Hollywood and Mid-City

Glenn Ligon: Live, Regen Projects (West Hollywood), 10am–6pm.

R.M. Schindler: The Prequel, MAK Center at the Schindler House (West Hollywood), 7–9pm; curatorial walkthrough, 6:30pm.

SERVANE MARY: American Cowgirls of the '40s and AARON SANDNES: This Hollowed Ground, Kayne Griffin Corcoran (Mid–City), 6–8pm.

 FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11                      Check for more listings.

Selected Downtown Openings and Events

Jason Brinkerhoff: Unfinished Drawing, FARAGO, 7–9pm.

Performance: Gautam Tejas Ganeshan, Human Resources, 7pm. $10 suggested donation. 

Rebecca Morris: Rose Cut, 356 Mission, 7pm.

Selected Openings and Events in Hollywood

Matthew Barney: WATER CASTINGS: Fourteen Pieces, Regen Projects, 6–8pm.

Charles Mayton: Song of the Shrimp, Thomas Duncan Gallery (Hollywood), 6–8pm.

Joshua Nathanson: Labor DayJosh Kline: You're Fired, and Bjorn Copeland & Black Dice: Over Easy, Various Small Fires, 6-8pm.

Melanie Schiff: PainsZoe Crosher: LA-LIKE Prospecting Palm FrondsMark Hagen: To Be Titled (Additive Sculpture, Rampart Tile Wall #1), LA><ART, 7–9pm.

Resonant Forms festival, LACE, 8–11pm. Through September 13. $20.

Selected Openings in Culver City and Mid-City

Kazumi Nakamura, Blum & Poe (Culver City), 6–8pm.

Catfish: Petra Cortright, Kate Steciw, Letha Wilson, Margo Wolowiec, Anat Ebgi (Culver City), 6-8pm.

Joel Otterson: Needleworks, Maloney Fine Art (Culver City), 6-8pm.

Howardena Pindell, Honor Fraser (Culver City), 6–8pm.

Philipp Timischl: Good From Afar / Far From Good, Martos (Mid-City), 6–9pm.

 SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER  12                  Check for more listings.

Selected Openings in Santa Monica

Ryan Schneider: You Are Entering, Richard Heller Gallery, 5–8pm.

Russell Crotty: Another Green World, Shoshana Wayne Gallery, 5-7pm.

Mary Beth Heffernan: Blue, Sloan Projects, 5–7pm.

Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: Well 34°01'03"N - 118°29'12"W, Christopher Grimes Gallery, 6–8pm.

Closing reception for Jagged Negotiations, Patrick Painter Inc., 6-8pm. 

Selected Openings in West Hollywood and Hollywood

Nick van Woert: Just Dropped In To See What Condition My Condition Was In, Moran Bondaroff (West Hollywood), 6–8pm.

Miriam Wosk: Touch of the Hand, LAM Gallery (Hollywood), 6–9pm.

Camilo Restrepo: Tight Rope and Aislado: Carlos Martiel (Performances: Ciudad: September 12, 7:30-8:30pm; Trophy: September 26, 4-5pm), Steve Turner (Hollywood), 7–9pm. 

Selected Openings and Events in Culver City

Mark Hagen: Schmanthropocene, China Art Objects, 6–8pm.

Conversation with Thomas Demand and Russell Ferguson and book signing: Thomas Demand: The Dailies, Arcana, 4–6pm.

James Hayward: AT LAST, Roberts & Tilton, 6–8pm.

Ruth Pastine: The Inevitability of Truth and Pedro Guerrero: Masterworks, Edward Cella Art + Architecture, 5-8pm.


Selected Mid-City Openings

John McAllister: Sultry Spells Rapture, Richard Telles Fine Art, 5–7pm.

Ricky Swallow: /SKEWS/, David Kordansky, 6–8pm.

Iva Gueorguieva: Silver Quintillion, ACME., 6–8pm.

Paul Branca: 25% Cats + Studio Visits (after, after Balthus)Sara Magenheimer: Slow Zoom Long Pause, and Vitrine: Jill Spector: The Editor's President: Models and Mock-Ups for Elaine May, Nora Kaye, and Eileen Gray, JOAN, 7–9pm.

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA (Downtown) 7pm
Matthew Barney’s first solo museum show in L.A. opens tonight for a members’ preview. The film RIVER OF FUNDAMENT is inspired by the 1983 Norman Mailer novel Ancient Evenings, and was organized by Haus der Kunst, Munich and the Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania and is curated by Okwui Enwezor. The eponymous six-hour-long film, written by the artist in collaboration with composer Jonathan Bepler, is screened in its entirety several times a week, and another 85 sculptures, photographs, and drawings, either inspired by or made with the film, as well as his new body of sculptures, “Water Castings,” are also on view. RIVER OF FUNDAMENT opens to the public on Sunday, September 13. Become a MOCA member here

Selected Downtown Openings and Events

Lavi Daniel, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, 3–6pm.

Lisa Adams: America the BeautifulHilde Overbergh & Gert Verhoeven: Vorspülen / zwischenspülen / klarspülen, and Nathan Hayden: Talk to the Eye, CB1 Gallery, 3–6pm.

Ed Fornieles with Hannah Black + Matt Goerzen: Workland: the fence is a narrow place, Château Shatto (Downtown), 6–9pm.

... a pointy toe boot up the backside: POST-ABSTRACTION FROM HOUSTON, curated by Christian Eckart, Wilding Cran Gallery, 6-9pm.

Fully Nude, Hooper Projects, 6:30–10pm.

Candice Lin: You are a spacious fluid sac and Dan Bayles: The Apotheosis of Washington, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, 7–10pm.

Yuh-Shioh Wong: In Reality and Alex Chaves: The Amerikan Green Cross, Night Gallery, 7–10pm.


Selected Eastside Openings and Events

Njideka Akunyili Crosby: The Beautyful Ones and Two Films by Akosua Adoma Owusu, Art + Practice (Leimert Park), 3–5pm.

Candice Lin | Martine Syms, Pomona College Art Department, Chan Gallery, Studio Art Hall (Claremont), 10am–4pm. Opening reception on September 24, 5-8pm.

2015 Monster Drawing Rally, Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena), 12–5pm. $10.

Liat Yossifor: Time Turning Paint and Kang Seung Lee: Untitled (Artspeak?), Nichols Gallery, Broad Center, Pitzer College (Claremont), 3–5pm.

Opening reception for R.S.V.P. Los Angeles: The Project Series at Pomona: Justin Cole, Michael Decker, Naotaka Hiro, Wakana Kimura, Aydinaneth Ortiz, Michael Parker, and Nikki Pressley, Pomona College Museum of Art (Claremont),  5–7pm.

2015 Huntington Ball, The Huntington (San Marino), 7pm. $1,000.

 SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 13                      Check for more listings.

Selected Openings and Events Across Los Angeles

Exhibition tour with Russell Ferguson: Perfect Likeness, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 2pm.

Frank Gehry and Paul Goldberger in Conversation, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 2pm.

Art Talk: Matthew Barney, William Forsythe, and Maggie Nelson, Tateuchi Democracy Forum At The National Center For The Preservation Of Democracy (NCPD) (Downtown), 3pm.

Opening reception for Leonardo Bravo, Funk City: We Might Feel Unbound, Elephant (Glassell Park), 3–6pm. Performance by SK Kakraba at 6pm.

Will Benedict: Bad Weather, Overduin & Co. (Hollywood), 6–8pm.

 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14                      Check for more listings.
One Hundred Mules Walking the Los Angeles Aqueduct
Regal Cinemas L.A. LIVE (Downtown) 9pm
This documentary follows the journey of 100 mules as they traveled between Los Angeles and a water source in the Eastern Sierra. Artist Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio went on the month-long experience to commemorate the centenary of the opening of the Los Angeles Aqueduct, on November 5, 2013—mules were part of the construction's labor force. The original score is by Metabolic Studio Sonic Division. This artist's cut screening is part of the Awareness Film Festival, and it is followed by a conversation with Lauren Bon and director Bruce Dickson. Tickets are $14.
 WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16                Check for more listings.

Selected Openings in West Hollywood and Downtown

Julie Mehretu: Myriads, Only By Dark, Gemini G.E.L. (West Hollywood), 5:30–8pm.

Cao Fei: Shadow Plays, The Mistake Room (Downtown), 8–9:30pm.

Image credits: Martine Syms, Notes on Gesture (still), 2015. Image courtesy of Bridget Donahue; John Baldessari. Photo by Wally Skalij. Image courtesy of The Los Angeles Times; Image courtesy of the Fine Arts Film Festival; Walt Disney Concert Hall. Image courtesy of Josh Bustos Photography and LACMA; Stan VanDerBeek, film still from Mankinda courtesy of The New American Cinema Group, Inc, The Film-Makers' Cooperative. Image courtesy of Los Angeles Film Forum; Image courtesy of Regen Projects; Work by Jason Brinkerhoff (detail). Image courtesy of FARAGO; Work by Zoe Crosher. Image courtesy of LA><ART; Letha Wilson, Joshua Tree Concrete Bend, 2015. Unique C-prints, concrete transfer, concrete, Corten steel frame, 18 x 22 x 2 inches. Image courtesy of Anat Egbi; Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle, Well 35°58'16" N 106°5'21" W. Installation view, Unsettled Landscapes, SITE Santa Fe, 2014. Image courtesy of Christopher Grimes Gallery; Carlos Martiel, Sujeto, 2012. Digital video, Duration: 1 minute; 26 seconds. Image courtesy of Steve Turner; James Hayward, Abstract Diptych #10 (titanium white/ivory black), 2011. Oil on canvas on wood panels. Diptych: 19 x 26 inches each. Image courtesy of Roberts & Tilton; Ricky Swallow, Skewed Open Structure with Rope #2 (white), 2015. Patinated bronze and oil paint, 20 1/2 x 12 x 8 inches. Image courtesy of David Kordansky Gallery; Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, River of Fundament, 2014. Production still. Photo by Chris Winget. © Matthew Barney. Image courtesy of Gladstone Gallery, New York and Brussels and MOCA; Image courtesy of Château Shatto; Work by Martine Syms. Image courtesy of Chan Gallery, Pomona College; Roe Ethridge, Yellow Phone, 2013. Chromogenic print. 34 3/4 × 45 7/8 inches. Collection of Andrew Marks, New York. Image courtesy of the Hammer Museum; Image courtesy of Lauren Bon and the Metabolic Studio. Cao Fei (SL: China Tracy), RMB City Planning: Online Project in Second Life (detail), 2007-2011. Video, 10 minutes. Courtesy of the artist, Vitamin Creative Space, and The Mistake Room. 
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