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 THURSDAY, APRIL 28            Check for more listings.

Recommended Openings in Beverly Hills and Echo Park

Karin Kneffel, Gagosian Gallery (Beverly Hills), 6–8pm.

The German artist’s first exhibition in Los Angeles is a series of paintings that are a continuation of her presentation at the Kunstmuseen Krefeld in Germany, influenced by villas designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and the artwork collected by Hermann Lange and Josef Esters, the villas' former owners.

Robert Crouch + Lauren Marsolier, South of Sunset (Echo Park), 7:30–10pm.

Recommended Talks and Events Across Los Angeles

Graham Harman: Why Art and Design are Central for Philosophy, Otis College (Westchester), 7–9pm.

Contemporary American philosopher Graham Harman explains the role of beauty, and why aesthetics stand at the center of philosophy.

Zócalo Public Square and MOCA present Were the ’90s L.A.’s Golden Age?, MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown), 7pm.

GYROKINESIS Workshop with Rebecca Correia, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 7:30–9pm.

 FRIDAY, APRIL 29                      Check for more listings.

Eternal Telethon: 55+, Human Resources (Chinatown), 1pm. Through May 1.

Eternal Telethon: 55+ begins a nonstop benefit broadcast this afternoon, concluding on Sunday evening, to raise funds for a convalescent home for retired and ailing artists. Participants include Tracy Jean Rosenthal, Molly Shea, and “people screaming at the top of their lungs.”

Aura Rosenberg: HEAD SHOTS (1991–1996), JOAN (Mid-City), 7–9pm.

This series of 61 gelatin silver prints of tightly cropped portraits of men, who were seemingly caught at the moment of orgasm, is presented on the 20th anniversary of the work, and is the first presentation of the full series since 1996. A related panel discussion takes place on May 1.

 SATURDAY, APRIL 30                  Check for more listings.

Moses@90, William Turner Gallery (Santa Monica), 6–8pm.   

This expansive survey exhibition presents Ed Moses's painting and works on paper made over his entire career, including recent bodies of work, on the occasion of the L.A. artist’s 90th birthday. The installation takes place at both William Turner Gallery and the former Santa Monica Museum of Art building, both at Bergamot Station.

Recommended Westside Openings

Pavlova's Dawg and Other Works by Gallery Artists, Matthew Marks (West Hollywood), 10am–6pm.

Amie Dicke: Quote Unquote, Anat Ebgi (Culver City), 6–8pm.

Default, Honor Fraser Gallery (Culver City), 6–8pm.

Trisha Baga, Morgan Canavan, Cheryl Donegan, Victoria Fu, Guthrie Lonergan, Miami-Dutch, Erin Jane Nelson, Adam Parker Smith, Jesse Stecklow, and Mungo Thomson participate in this exhibition, curated by Eden Phair. 

Recommended Miracle Mile and Mid-City Openings and Talks

Conversation: Julian Fellowes, moderated by Patt Morrison, LACMA (Miracle Mile), 5pm.

John Miller: Relations in Public, Richard Telles Fine Art (Fairfax), 5–7pm.

Natalie Frank: Intermission. and Matt Lifson: Part 2, ACME. (Miracle Mile), 6–8pm.

Recommended Hollywood Openings and Events

Book launch: Walead Beshty: 33 Texts, 93,614 Words, 581,035 Characters: Selected Writings (2003–2015), Regen Projects, 4–6pm.

THAW – Works by LACHSA Visual Arts Students, LACE, 5–8pm.

The Conversation: Joaquin Boz & Iva Gueorguieva and Diedrick Brackens: No More Trauma, Steve Turner, 6–8pm. 

Recommended Downtown Openings

TRI (...ed)—Revisiting TRI Gallery, Wilding Cran, 4–6pm.

This group show, organized by Rory Devine, presents the history of TRI Gallery, founded in 1992 by Devine in his home. Artists include Mary Heilmann, Kathleen Johnson & Leonardo Bravo, Trudie Reiss AKA Trixie, and Jody Zellen, with contributions from Dave Muller and Jan Tumlir. As part of Kathleen Johnson and Leonardo Bravo’s joint contribution, poet and astrologer Stuart Krimko performs a joint reading at 5pm to address the following question: Why are we still connected after 30 years?

Wally Hedrick: The Absence of Light: Black Paintings (1957-2003), The Box, 4–7pm.

Recommended West Adams and Lincoln Heights Events

West Adams Art Tour, various locations (West Adams), 12–4pm. $20–25.

de LaB‎ presents this tour, including visits to Ochi Projects, Martos Gallery, JOAN, and Brian Wills’s studio.

Jesse Robinson: Melt, Ms Barbers (West Adams), 7–10pm.

Milka Djordjevich / SUNLAND Dancers / Marcos Lutyens, Pieter (Lincoln Heights), 8:30pm.

 SUNDAY, MAY 1                      Check for more listings.

What Does Blackness Mean?, Getty Center (Brentwood), 2–3:30pm.

Organized and presented in partnership with Zócalo Public Square as part of the Getty/Zócalo "Open Art" initiative, this panel includes John Harvey, author of The Story of Black; Sarah Elizabeth Lewis, professor of art history at Harvard; and Katrin Trautwein, founder of paint company kt.COLOR, moderated by Gregory Rodriguez, publisher of Zócalo Public Square.

Non-Fiction, Underground Museum (Mid-City), 2–10pm.

The Underground Museum in collaboration with MOCA presents this year-long exhibition, curated by the late artist and Underground Museum Co-Founder Noah Davis. The show features work from MOCA’s permanent collection, and is accompanied by a program of a summer film series, artist talks, and meditation sessions. 

Recommended Openings and Events Across Los Angeles

New Monuments and Battlefield of Flowers, Angels Gate Cultural Center (San Pedro), 12–4pm.

Ruby Neri and Paul Gellman: The Real Art Hangers of Cheviot Hills and Villa of Mysteries, Los Angeles Museum of Art (Eagle Rock), 3pm.

THEMODELINGAGENCY book release and reading, ltd los angeles (Hollywood), 4–6pm. 

Recommended Talks Across Los Angeles

Panel discussion, Aura Rosenberg: HEAD SHOTS (1991–1996), JOAN (Mid-City), 1:30pm.

Panelists include Rhea Anastas, Adam Marnie, and Aura Rosenberg, and the discussion is moderated by Alaina Claire Feldman.

Gallery talk: Tim Ebner & Molly Barnes, Rosamund Felsen Gallery (Downtown), 3pm. 

 TUESDAY, MAY 3                     Check for more listings.

storefront: Public Fiction: The Poet and The Critic, and the missing—Nancy Lupo, Litia Perta, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, MOCA Grand Avenue (Downtown).

Nancy Lupo, Litia Perta, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya join the second part of this exhibition, located on the plaza level of MOCA and organized by Lauren Mackler of Public Fiction. 

Image credits: David Hockney, Untitled No. 9 from the Yosemite Suite, 2010. iPad drawing printed on paper. Image courtesy of Pace Gallery; Photo by Mariah Tauger. Image courtesy of the Los Angeles Times; Photo by G.L. Askew II. Image courtesy of Surface; Karin Kneffel, Untitled, 2016, oil on canvas, 70 7/8 × 78 3/4 inches (180 × 200 cm). © Karin Kneffel. Photo by Achim Kukulies. Image courtesy of Gagosian Gallery; Image courtesy of Otis College; Image courtesy of Human Resources; Image courtesy of JOAN; Image courtesy of William Turner Gallery; Victoria Fu, Belle Captive II, 2013. Video with sound 6 min. loop (still) Edition of 8 +2 AP. Image courtesy of Honor Fraser Gallery; John Miller, Untitled (detail), 2015. Image courtesy of Richard Telles Fine Art; Image courtesy of Regen Projects; Image courtesy of Wilding Cran; Image courtesy of deLaB; My Guilty Hand, Henri Guérard, before 1888. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Graphic Arts Council Fund. Image courtesy of The Getty; Henry Taylor, Warning shots not required (detail), 2011. Acrylic,charcoal, and collage on canvas, 75 1/4x 262 ¼  x 1 3/4in. TheMuseum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, purchased with funds provided by theAcquisition and Collection Committee. Image courtesy of MOCA; Image courtesy of Angels Gate Cultural Center; Tim Ebner; Yellowtail. 2016. Acrylic & oil on canvas. 16 x 20 inches. Image courtesy of Rosamund Felsen Gallery; Image courtesy of MOCA.
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