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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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Nov 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
030Twenty-five years ago, Marina Moevs was a figurative painter in New York; then, after moving to Los Angeles, she began painting landscapes.  (Her first studio in LA was near the Woman’s Building.)  Moevs’ paintings are a smooth, subtle representation of landscapes nearly washed away by light.  In her own words, she is “burning through landscape [more]
Nov 11, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
019Artist Soo Kim was born in South Korea and moved to Los Angeles in 1980. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from U C Riverside, and later combined studies in critical writing, art, and film at Cal Arts for her MFA. She currently teaches in the Fine Arts department at Otis College of Art [more]
Nov 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Juan CapistrànJuan Capistràn’s studio is among the many on West Exposition Blvd, where the new Metro train runs from USC to Culver City.  Here, Capistràn creates, “multidisciplinary projects that question notions of class, identity, power and revolution.”   Capistràn was born in Guadalajara, Mexico and grew up in South Central Los Angeles.  He received his BFA from [more]
Oct 31, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Todd 4Artists and partners Todd Gray and Kyungmi Shin  live in “the Dons” of Baldwin Hills, where their hilltop home doubles as their art studios.  Todd Gray is a photographer, performer and professor. For some time he has been documenting private performances in his studio and out on his property in Ghana. Using shaving cream as [more]
Oct 30, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Aili 1Aili Schmeltz was recently awarded the California Community Foundation Fellowship for Visual Arts.  Her recent work includes large scale drawings and sculptures that are informed by utopic architecture, monuments of fallen philosophies, and oscillating patterns that create dimensional, psychedelic surfaces.  Her current series, Psionic Generators, are adaptations of forms from a 1970s new age book [more]
Oct 30, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Gev 2David Gev is a glass artist who works from his home studio in the Palms neighborhood.  He is a second generation Holocaust survivor who grew up in Israel and came to the US in 1987 to pursue a Master’s degree at USC.  Gev views his work as a healing process and a journey for personal [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Zeal 1Zeal Harris creates art from personal narratives and is working on a graphic novel as well.  Her work is rich with content and color, and the scenes are full of simultaneous actions.  Harris grew up in Virginia where she worked as a portrait and caricature artist at Busch Gardens in Colonial Williamsburg.  She received her [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Steven Bankhead 4Steven Bankhead teaches at Otis College of Art and Design, Compton College and Fullerton College.  When he isn’t teaching he is probably making art or barbequing.  Originally from Alabama, one of his first jobs was at a BBQ restaurant – hence his obsession with meat.  As part of his practice, Bankhead regularly organizes large BBQs [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Randy Holland 2Randy Holland’s West Adams studio is full of totem-like redwood structures that he carves, paints, and tans. Some of these spindly tall pieces of wood resemble knobby horse legs or bones. Sometimes he casts the sculptures in bronze and integrates them into a water features. Holland has also been creating three dimensional paintings by stretching [more]
Oct 10, 2013
Freeway Studies Blog
Mara Lonner 3Mara Lonner’s black velvet pieces are beautifully crafted and tell of events and animals that have once had their time here on earth, but are now remnants of history.  The pigeon, “Martha,” was the very last Passenger Pigeon, a breed native to the United States, that died in captivity in 1934.  You can see the [...]

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