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TUESDAY, APRIL 10
Barter Event: A Tribute to Ed Kienholz’s Watercolors
Barney’s Beanery (West Hollywood)
Originally presented at Eugenia Butler Gallery in 1969, the Barter Show consisted of a series of watercolor washes on 12 x 16 inch paper, which Kienholz bartered for the sums, objects, or experiences painted on them. For this tribute, a group of contemporary artists have been commissioned to create works, following Kienholz’s guidelines, to be bartered at this event at Barney’s Beanery. Space is limited. RSVP to email@example.com. All works to be bartered will be on view at Perpetual Conceptual: Echoes of Eugenia Butler through April 7, 2012.
Indian Film Festival Opening Night Gala
ArcLight Hollywood (Hollywood)
This opening night celebration of the 10th annual Indian Film Festival of Los Angeles will feature the world premiere of the film Chittagong. This Festival’s five day celebration of Indian film and culture will include screenings of hundreds of movies in addition to lectures and a family day on April 14. Through April 15, 2012. Opening night gala tickets are $75 and available online.
Drawn to Blue: The History of Artists’ Blue Paper
The Getty Center (Brentwood)
Roy Perkinson, artist and conservator emeritus of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, will discuss the birth of blue paper in the 15th century. This lecture will explore why artists from the Renaissance through the 19th century prized this remarkable paper. Learn about how they used it and why it fulfilled a particular role as an artist’s material.
Eve Fowler’s One Night In Topanga