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The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery and Juxtapoz magazine are pleased to present new works by Robert Williams in SLANG Aesthetics! in conjunction with 20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz, a group exhibition by guest curators Andrew Hosner of Thinkspace Gallery and Gary Pressman of Copro Gallery. Both exhibitions will be on view at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery from February 22nd to April 19th, 2015. These two exhibitions commemorate the 20th anniversary of Juxtapoz magazine, founded by Williams in 1994, and it’s vast influence on several generations of artists.

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Juxtapoz magazine allowed Robert Williams to create a platform for this young and insurgent energy on the West Coast and, with its unprecedented success, Williams became widely upheld as the godfather of the lowbrow and pop surrealist art movements. His first major body of work to debut in Los Angeles in well over a decade, SLANG! Aesthetics will feature 25 new oil paintings by the artist alongside a suite of drawings and a series of large-scale sculptures fabricated with the assistance of Gentle Giant Studios.

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What once began as an alternative magazine, Juxtapoz is now the most widely disseminated art publication in the world. Predicated on the rejection of the artificial boundaries that kept “high” art removed from popular culture, Juxtapoz effectively broke down those walls to allow young artists a chance at their own history.

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WHAT: Robert Williams: SLANG Aesthetics! and 20 Years Under the Influence of Juxtapoz
WHEN: Opens February 22, 2015 | 2:00 – 5:00 pm | Runs through April 19, 2015
WHERE: Barnsdall Art Park | 4800 Hollywood Blvd. | Los Angeles, CA 90027

CONTACT INFO: (323) 644-6269

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The Norton Simon Museum is known around the world as one of the most remarkable private art collections ever assembled. Over a 30-year period, 20th-century industrialist Norton Simon (1907–1993) amassed an astonishing collection of European art from the Renaissance to the 20th century and a stellar collection of South and Southeast Asian art spanning 2,000 years.

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Modern and Contemporary Art from Europe and the United States, acquired by the former Pasadena Art Museum, also occupies an important place in the Museum’s collections.

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The Museum houses more than 12,000 objects, roughly 1,000 of which are on view in the galleries and gardens. Two temporary exhibition spaces feature rotating installations of artworks not on permanent display. The Museum’s online collections database presents a portion of the objects in the permanent collection, and is continually being updated.

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The Patina-operated Garden Café is the perfect place to enjoy lunch or a snack during your visit to the Norton Simon Museum. Located in the Museum’s celebrated and serene sculpture garden, the café offers daily specials and a variety of fresh salads, sandwiches, baked goods and beverages.

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The Norton Simon Museum promotes the knowledge and understanding of the visual arts to a diverse audience. Whether your preference is for small, informal discussions with staff educators, lectures by renowned scholars and curators or drawing classes led by local artists, the Museum invites you to experience the richness of the collections in many different ways.

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Enjoy family friendly programs that introduce children and adults to the wonderful world of art and spark the creative spirit in kids of all ages.

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WHAT: The Norton Simon Museum
WHEN: Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm | Tuesday Closed | Friday and Saturday 11:00 am – 8:00 pm | Sunday 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
WHERE: 411 West Colorado Boulevard | Pasadena, CA 91105-1825

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CONTACT INFO: (626) 449-6840

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The Chocolate & Art Show is currently one of the biggest underground art shows in Los Angeles, with over 900 people in attendance! Free chocolate fondue and live music performances plus art from over 100 of LA’s most amazing underground artists.

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KGB is now accepting art of all mediums for submission and table spaces for vendors. Submit pics of your work for consideration! Must be able to drop off work three days before the event (Tuesday, July 15), from 5:00 pm to 10:00 pm and take home between 9:00 am – 12:00 pm on the following day (Sunday, July 20). If you are coming from far away, you can bring your artwork the same day before the show from 10:00 am to 1:0o pm. The curator will need to talk to you before.

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As for the name? Who doesn’t like art and who doesn’t appreciate chocolate? NO ONE. Two things that will never go out of style. The show has now developed into an array of mediums happening at once to stimulate every creative mood at once. From live body painting, live painters, the live music, the vendors, and the art, there is something for everyone.

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WHAT: The Chocolate & Art Show
WHEN:
 July 18 – 19, 2014 | 7:00 pm – 2:00 am
WHERE:
KGB Studios | 1640 North Spring street | Los Angeles, CA 90012

DETAILS:

  • Tickets: $5 online and $10 at the door 
  • Ages 21 and over

CONTACT: chocolateandart@gmail.com

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At the Downtown Burbank Arts Festival streets will be packed with artists, street painters, sculptures, photographers, and more than 12,000 art lovers on San Fernando Boulevard between Magnolia Boulevard and Olive Avenue. Featured will be animation and digital artists associated with Creative Talent Network plus 90 regional artists displaying their work.

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Three blocks full of artists displaying thousands of paintings, sculptures, photographs, jewelry, ceramics, and woodwork, with everything made by hand. Plus, Southern California’s most talented chalk artists will be producing super-sized artwork and animation-inspired masterpieces on city streets evoking every style from pop art to the high Renaissance.

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In a twist that pays homage to Burbank’s reputation as Animation Capital of the World, Downtown Burbank Partnership is uniting with Creative Talent Network (CTN) to present an entire block devoted to animation and visual EFX artists from feature films, video games, and television series, along with associated schools and studios. Visit more than 40 exhibiting artists whose contributions can be seen in some of the highest grossing films in the history of animation. Located on San Fernando Boulevard between Olive and Angeleno avenues, these artists will be demonstrating their talent, selling books and prints, giving portfolio reviews and critiques, and hosting a raffle.

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WHAT: Downtown Burbank Arts Festival
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday, April 13 and 14, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
WHERE: 275 East Olive Avenue | Burbank, CA 91502

CONTACT INFO: (818) 238-5209

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