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  • High&Low Bureau is a curatorial duo composed of Yael Messer and Gilad Reich. They curate exhibitions, film programs, performative events and publications, while engaging with a plethora of disciplines, media and modes of artistic expression.Their curatorial practice is dedicated to the exploration of artistic strategies that reflect on, and suggest alternatives to, specific social-political conditions.

  • Los Angeles is a city often described as having no center. Its art community has turned that "disadvantage" into an advantage and given itself a license for adventure. Organizations, galleries, and artists find decentralization to be an exciting option and they establish their addresses in unexpected neighborhoods and zones in the city and even beyond, in other cities and states. What are the challenges and advantages of this programmatic and conceptual strategy? What are the risks, to organization and audience alike? Is this necessary, and if so, is it sustainable?

  • Fritz Haeg

    Sep 25| Lectures
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    Image: Fritz Haeg, working to install the Edible Estate #12 garden in Budapest, 2012. Photo: Andras Kare.

    Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Fritz Haeg.

    Thursday, September 25th 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

  • David Schafer

    Sep 30| Lectures
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    David Schafer is a visual and sound artist working in sculpture, sound, sound, performance, and works on paper. His work is concerned with the structures, translation, and intelligibility, of language and architecture. Schafer has shown nationally and internationally and has received several public commissions. Most recently he has had one-person shows at Studio10 gallery in Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY, and Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CA.

  • Sarah Manguso

    Oct 01| Lectures
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    Sarah Manguso is the author, most recently, of The Guardians: An Elegy for a Friend, named one of the top ten books of the year by Salon. Her previous book, the memoir The Two Kinds of Decay, was named an Editors’ Choice by the New York Times Sunday Book Review and short-listed in the UK for the Wellcome Trust Book Prize and long-listed for the Royal Society Winton Prize. Her other books include the story collection Hard to Admit and Harder to Escape, and the poetry collections Siste Viator and The Captain Lands in Paradise.

  • Graduate Fine Arts, Visiting Artist Lecture Series presents artist, Jennifer Steinkamp.

    Thursday, October 2nd 11:15am - 12:30pm

    Graduate Studios: 10455 Jefferson Blvd Culver City CA 90230

     

  • Pae White

    Oct 07| Lectures
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    Pae White was born in 1963 in Pasadena, California. She lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her M.F.A. from Art Center College of Design in Pasadena and her B.A. from Scripps College in Claremont, California. She also studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine. Recent solo exhibition venues include Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; galleria francesca kaufmann, Milan; the Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand; the Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver; greengrassi, London; and 1301PE, Los Angeles.

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Past Exhibitions 2007

Nancy Chunn: Media Madness
November 3, 2007 - January 18, 2008

Solo exhibition of New York based artist Nancy Chunn, Fall 2007 Jennifer Howard Coleman Distinguished Lecturer and Resident (JHCDLR) in the Fine Arts Department at Otis College of Art and Design. Chunn presents work including a painting entitled 9/11, a selection of work from her major series Front Pages, five new painting installations from Chicken Little and the Culture of Fear, a series that focuses ont he terrorism crisis and the panic perpetuated by the media. Ronald Feldman Fine Arts

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Do it Now: Live Green
August 25 - October 20, 2007

Exhibition of products, services, and design that focus on the home, featuring products made from renewable, recycled, and repurposed sources by individuals and companies who are manufacturing and distributing their goods with environmental integrity in our community. Curated by Colette Brooks of Big Imagination Group and Biobling, Meg Linton of Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis, and Yvette Roman of Beyond the Lawn.

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The Sims: In the Hands of the Artists
July 14 – August 11, 2007

Student exhibition featured works inspired by one of the world’s most popular games, The Sims™. Using The Sims™ as a creative toolbox, Otis’ young artists and designers created Machinima video pieces, stills, and art objects that extended beyond the virtual world. The exhibition showcased works produced for the Machinima and Art competition jointly held by Electronic Arts and Otis College of Art and Design. The challenge invited Otis students to produce pieces that fused the gaming and art fields and awarded based on expressive content, character development, art direction, originality, and use of music.

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Perspectives in the Crowd
June 20 - August 29, 2007 Bolsky

Presentation of  amateur films of one particular event - Daft Punk’s 2006 performance at the Coachella Music Festival in Indio, CA - displaying the many ways the public have catalogued their experiences on YouTube. Guest Curator Tucker Neel. www.tuckerneel.com

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Don Suggs: One Man Group Show
April 14 - June 23, 2007

Survey exhibition spanning 38 years of the work of Los Angeles based artist Don Suggs, showcasing Suggs' singular vision in multiple forms, this exhibition includes drawing, painting, photography, and sculpture from Suggs' major bodies of work. Co-curated by Doug Harvey, Artist and Art Critic for the LA Weekly, and Meg Linton, Director of the Ben Maltz Gallery. LA Louver

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The Moral Museum: Selections from the Bick Archive
January 20 - March 31, 2007

Multi-media installation created by New York artist Cindy Smith that began as a critical examination of Frank Capra’s classic 1946 film “It’s a Wonderful Life” and ends as a compelling reflection on the birth and history of the movement for Women’s Rights in America.

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