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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

    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

    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

    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

    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.


Liberal Arts and Sciences Radar

Feb 19, 2014
LAS Blog
bergAssociate Professor Adam Berg (Liberal Arts and Sciences), Professor Ysamur M. Flores-Peña (Liberal Arts and Sciences) and Adjunct Associate Professor Rob Spruijt (Foundation & Liberal Arts and Sciences) contributed to Aesthetics in Present Future: The Arts and the Technological Horizon, Lexington Books, 2013.
Dec 13, 2013
LAS Blog
Introducing guest speakers (playwright, director, and actors from the play BUNK).I recently had the pleasure of having five guest speakers in my ENGL202: The Literature of Food class. The course focuses on reading and writing about food. Most of our readings are nonfiction, memoir-type pieces. We also examine some poetry and fiction. Since our course texts do not include any drama, I was exploring possible [more]
Nov 7, 2013
LAS Blog
Alliance For California Traditional Arts(ACTA) invited me to be part of their 2013 Grants cycle as their African/Diaspora expert. Looking forward to very provocative work sessions and to help traditional artists with much needed monetary support.
Nov 7, 2013
LAS Blog
This Summer I had the opportunity to complete the second leg of the research I started on 2004 on Afro-Mexican culture. My original goal (which has been greatly expanded) was to document traces and or vestiges of African cultures in Mexico focusing on the two major colonial ports: Veracruz in the east and Acapulco in [more]
Oct 29, 2013
LAS Blog
Modern Genius MOOCMOOC chatter is everywhere. Depending on the perspective, Massive Open Online Courses are going to radically redefine the landscape of education, put most college professors out of a job, offer the opportunity to learn to hundreds of thousands, create havoc with transfer requirements and course credit, destroy the authentic learning associated with a traditional face-to-face [more]
Oct 28, 2013
LAS Blog
Welcome to the new Liberal Arts and Sciences Blog.  This is the space where LAS faculty will be sharing their professional activities, interests, and accomplishments.  Every semester  each faculty member will post at least one blog article…we are a prolific and writerly group, so expect more.  One of the best kept secrets in an art [more]