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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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March 2014

SEE ALSO THE NEWSLETTER ARCHIVE

Compiled by Annetta Kapon

GRAD FINE ARTS NEWSLETTER MARCH 2014

Art Merge Lab presents Reconstruct, a group exhibition featuring grad BRYAN BANKSTON, from March 18 ­ April 25, 2014.

Alum AMANDA KATZ '12, DREW DUNLAP '06, MICHELLE CHONG '06, HELEN CAHNG '05, SHIVA ALIABADI '13 and grad ALLISON PECK took part in TIP THE WINK, curated by Short House at the Institute of Jamais Vu in London, Britain, March 8 -March 23, 2014. The exhibition is part of Project LOLA, an exchange among fourteen artist-run spaces in Los Angeles and London.

Grad ANDREW CURREY had his MFA thesis exhibition IN DEFENSE at the Bolsky Gallery from March 9 – March 18, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Chair ROY DOWELL has a one-person exhibition New Paintings and Sculptures at Lennon Weinberg Gallery in New York from April 3 to May 3, 2014.

Alum ANNIE BUCKLEY'S '03  second edition of her photos "Hybrids"  can be found on the site of the DeSoto Gallery http://www.desotogallery.com/artists/annie-buckley/

Alum ERIC MEDINE '06 did a lecture and performance at Occidental College on March 6, 2014.

Grad BRYAN BANKSTON participated in the groupd exhibition RECONSTRUCT at Art Merge Lab in Los Angeles from March 18 - April 25, 2014

Alum ANA RODRIGUEZ '09 and grad ANDREW K. CURREY were part of THE 2014 WHITNEY HOUSTON BIENNIAL on March 9 in Brooklyn, NY

Graduate faculty BENJAMIN WEISSMAN participated in the Group Exhibition: CHERUB curated by Andrew Berardini and Brian Kennon at 2nd Cannons (Artmergelab.com) from March 22 - May 10, 2014.

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON showed her work in Inside the Quad (Freeway Studies #2) at the Ben Maltz Gallery from April 12 to July 27, 2014.

The work of Graduate Faculty JOHN KNIGHT is the subject of the book John Knight published by the MIT Press October Files in February 2014. Edited by André Rottmann with texts by Benjamin H. D. Buchloh, Anne Rorimer, Alexander Alberro, and Birgit Pelzer.

Grad AMANDA KATZ had her MFA Thesis exhibition Ideal Conditions in the Bolsky Gallery from April 26, to April 29, 2014.

What's Your Favourite Idea? is an exhibition of British artists organized by The Institute of Jamais Vu and Short House at the Bolsky Gallery, Los Angeles from March 31st - April 5th, 2014

SUSANA RODRIGUEZ had a one person exhibition Lines of Escape at the Proxy Gallery March 1-31, 2014

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON showed her work in On Seeing Online organized by alum ANNIE BUCKLEY '03 at the Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com/annie-buckley/on-seeing-online_b_4994663.html

Grad Fine Arts Assistant Chair ANNETTA KAPON and alums BRIDGET KANE '12, SHALINI SANJAY PATEL '12,  LISA OXLEY '12, CALVIN PHELPS '03,  participated in Micol Hebron’s (en)Gendered (in)Equity: The Gallery Tally Poster Project at For Your Art on view March 29­–April 25.  

Alum JOE SOLA '99 has a one person exhibition, American Sex Room and other Works at Blackston Gallery in New York from Apr 6th - May 18th, 2014

KATHRIN BURMESTER has a one person exhibition at the Proxy Gallery April 1-31, 2014.

Alum KATY COWAN with Scott Cowan have an exhibition FIFTH WALL at Elephant Art Space in Los Angeles from April 11 to April 30, 2014.