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Through July 29, Pacific Design Center’s Blue Lobby features three alluring solo sculpture exhibits that pair natural materials with industrial ones: Proposal for New Landscapes by Nobuo Sekine, one of the key founders of Japan’s Mono-ha (“School of Things”) movement and that nods to an overdue exploration of Japanese postwar culture; a retrospective by Italian architect/designer Antonio Pio Saracino and Lautner Beams by LA-based Matt Johnson, featuring metaphysical visualizations of string theory as re-purposed steel cast-offs from John Lautner’s demolished Shusett House.

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Nobuo Sekine, Installation view of Phase of Nothingness—Black, 1977-1978.
Photo: Joshua White.
Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo.

The designLAb’s opening event will showcase 16 cutting-edge art, architecture and design, sound and taste exhibitions on view in the Pacific Design Center’s Blue Building Lobby and Second Floor Galleries. MOCA PDC opens the same night with a trailblazing contemporary photography exhibition, Catherine Opie: 700 Nimes Road.

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Matt Johnson, “Eight” (Lautner Beam / Super String), 2014.
Photo: Joshua White.
Courtesy of the artist and Blum & Poe, Los Angeles/New York/Tokyo.

The evening’s highlights include several one-night-only performances: Industry Gallery, (recently named in Art + Auction’s Power 100) presents Steve Boyer’s Tasting Bar with samplings of exotic, highly-concentrated bitters in the context of his ongoing digital exhibit, Drawing Agents. LA-based artist Steve Roden, who hopscotches between paintings,installations and sound works will create a one- hour live performance beginning at 8 p.m. at Young Projects Gallery. For this special occasion, Roden will perform an improvised sound piece to Stas Orlovski’s animation, Skazka, using a modular synthesizer that incorporates “found” audio materials.

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WHAT: Pacific Design Center 2016 Winter Art Season
WHEN: Friday, January 22 | 5:00 – 9:30 pm
WHERE: 8687 Melrose Avenue | West Hollywood, CA 90069

CONTACT INFO: (310) 657-0800

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REDCAT & SPACE present Abstraction and the Everyday in Latin American Art, which hosts distinguished Latin American artists Emilio Chapela, Rubén Ortiz-Torres and Mariángeles Soto-Díaz in conversation and moderated bySPACE Art Collection Chief Curator Cecilia Fajardo-Hill along with REDCAT Gallery Director and Curator Ruth Estévez.
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This discussion is part of Abstraction in Action, a series of events on the subject of Contemporary Abstraction and its relevance across cultures, focusing in particular on Latin America, created through the SPACE Art Collection, which is housed at newly-debuted SPACE Headquarters in Irvine, California and is an integral division of SPACE, a visionary platform that unites entrepreneurship, art and technology. SPACE Art Collection is the only collection in the United States focused on post 1990s Latin American Abstraction and is committed to inspiring and expanding the understanding of Latin American Abstraction within the global context.

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WHAT: REDCAT & SPACE present Abstraction
WHEN: November 17, 2015 | 8:30 pm
WHERE: 631 West 2nd Street | Los Angeles, CA 90012

DETAILS: 

CONTACT INFO: (213) 237-2800

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Barnsdall Art Park’s famed fundraising Outdoor Movie Night Series is kicking off just in time for fall September through October for a seven-week run. Join the festivities on the lush west lawn of Frank Lloyd Wright’s famed Hollyhock House with surprise guests introducing the movies. Curated by The Black List, a trailblazing online networking community for the film industry, and Trailers from Hell, a premier platform for trailers from world-renowned contemporary filmmakers, all are invited to celebrate a season of American Pop-themed movies.

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Enjoy a curated selection of wines, courtesy of Dark Horse Wines as well as a selection of LA’s finest food trucks. Musical entertainment will be provided by D.J. youNGNoon from 5:30 pm till dusk with the movies (on a high-resolution screen with superior surround sound) starting at sundown—7:30 pm.

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Additionally, each film will be introduced by special guests including John Landis and Jessica Bendinger. Support the People’s Park with this popular family-friendly event that has raised over a half a million dollars to support the Park’s capital projects, art programs, historic renovations and gallery exhibitions over the last six years.

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Free parking is available at the top and bottom of Barnsdall Art Park. Handicap parking is available at the top. Once the Barnsdall lots are full (usually by 6pm), additional parking is available at the Kaiser Hospital lot, which you can enter on Edgemont St. just east of the park.

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WHAT: Barnsdall Art Park’s Outdoor Movie Night Series 
WHEN: September through October
WHERE: 4800 Hollywood Boulevard | Los Angeles, CA 90027

DETAILS: 

  • Tickets: $25 for movies plus tasting (4 pours) or $15 for the movie without beverages

CONTACT INFO: info@barnsdall.org 

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As part of designLAb, Pacific Design Center’s nationally recognized arts program, PDC is will be debuting a permanent installation from French artist Xavier Veilhan, on view from June 12 onwards. The monumental mobile, titled “Mobile n°3 (Music),” composed of thirty floating spheres can be viewed from two levels within PDC’s Green Building to embrace the artistic language of architect Cesar Pelli’s landmark work. Now showcased permanently at Pacific Design Center, “Mobile n°3 (Music)” debuted this spring at Galerie Perrotin, in a double exhibition held simultaneously in the gallery’s New York and Paris locations.

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One of the leading artists of his generation, Veilhan has developed a multi-form approach to sculpture, painting, performance, video and photography and is best known for his large-scale installations. Pacific Design Center’s owner and real estate mogul, Charles S Cohen, has multiple pieces in his personal collection and deems Veilhan a modern-day Calder. Veilhan gained international recognition with his 2009 exhibition at Chateau de Versailles in France. Recent projects in the U.S. include site-specific exhibitions in Los Angeles in 2012-2013 (Sheats-Goldstein Residence, Richard Neutra’s VDL Research House in Silver Lake, Case Study House no.21), “Jean-Marc” (2012) an outdoor work installed in midtown Manhattan and “Le Corbusier” (2013), a large-scale bust of the architect now permanently installed in Miami’s Design District. The Veilhan mobile joins other permanent installations at the PDC that include commissioned works by Erwin Redl, Gerardo Hacer and Antonio Pio Saracino, which are located in the Red Building.

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WHAT: Pacific Design Center Presents: Mobile n°3 (Music)
WHEN: June 12, 2015 onwards 
WHERE: Pacific Design Center | 8687 Melrose Avenue | West Hollywood, CA 90069

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Come enjoy​ a night celebrating Tim Cantor’s highly-acclaimed album artwork for Imagine Dragon’s​ chart-topping second release, Smoke + Mirrors. Come and meet the artist in person while you enter the world of Imagine Dragons. Cantor’s original paintings will be on display, and guests can listen to the full Smoke + Mirrors album mixed in fully immersive DTS Headphone: X technology.

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DTS Space LA is a new monthly event series created in partnership with the pioneering audio company. Each event will showcase elements of sound through a variety of the creative arts to guests who recognize and appreciate innovation through creative expression. The evening will also feature delicious food and drinks. Complimentary valet will be available subject to capacity.

WHAT: The Art Of Imagine Dragons
WHEN: July 23, 2015 | 7:00 – 10:00 pm
WHERE: DTS Space LA | FLOOD Gallery | 5810 West Third Street

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Vanity Pop

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When art meets music and great food, amazing things happen. “Vanity Pop” features the works of some of LA’s best new talents. Enjoy art, drink specials, and beats curated by Mr. Numberonederful of Cannibal Flower at Spitz Mediterranean restaurant. Featuring the works include Vakseen LLC, K. Dougherty, Toshee Art, and L. Croskey.

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Founders Bryce Rademan and Robert Wicklund laid the groundwork for Spitz while studying at Occidental College in Los Angeles. Discovered while on a semester abroad in Spain, Rademan fell in love with Döner Kebab. It was sold on virtually every street corner and he was hooked. Upon arriving back in the US, Rademan immediately became infatuated with the idea of bringing Döner Kebab to L.A. In the spring of 2005 he teamed up with Wicklund and they ultimately opened their first location a mile from Occidental six months after graduating.

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WHAT: Vanity Pop 
WHEN: 
July 16, 2015 | 7:00 – 10:00 pm
WHERE: 
371 E 2nd Street | Los Angeles, California 90012

CONTACT INFO: managingspitz@gmail.com

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Heritage Square Museum has a lot to offer during the summer! Saturday, June 27 and July 25 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm there will be an open gardening day in their Ford Kitchen Garden. Stop by to help them weed, plant, and prepare their garden. Tools will be provided. Please remember to dress appropriately for working in a garden. Long sleeves, a hat, and closed toed shoes are recommended.

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Victor Ian Elan will once again be hosting his Soirees Mystique in the Perry Mansion on July 11 with one show at 7:00 pm and the second at 9:00 pm. Tickets for the two shows can be purchased here. Museum members receive a discount on the ticket prices. Please call the museum offices at (323) 225-2700 ext. 223 for the discount code.

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Mark you calendars because their Silent & Classic Movie Nights are coming Saturday, August 15 and 22 at 7:30 pm. Join as they project films onto the side of their boxcar. Bring blankets, chairs, and a picnic to enjoy a movie under the stars. Admission is free for members and $10 for the general public. Films TBA.

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Volunteers are a huge part of Heritage Square and they can always use more. Becoming a volunteer is one of the most important ways you can support the museum. In particular this session, they are looking for people who are interested in becoming tour guides. Their volunteer training process is a five session course held on Saturday mornings from August 1 to August 29 beginning at 10:00 am. The course will teach you everything you need to know to begin introducing guests to the museum and our structures.

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WHAT: Summer At Heritage Square Museum
WHEN: Summer moths 
WHERE: 3800 Homer Street | Los Angeles, CA 90031

CONTACT: (323) 225-2700 | info@heritgesquare.org

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