Itinerary: LACMA’s Muse ArtWalk

Posted on: June 14th, 2012

ForYourArt Curates Focused Itineraries for You Around Particular Themes And Interests.

This week, we’ve pulled Los Angeles exhibitions, programs, and events that are participating in LACMA’s Muse ArtWalk. What are you interested in? Tell us! Email submit@foryourart.com with ideas.

Saturday, June 16 | 12-8pm

• Free admission to LACMA, Craft and Folk Art Museum, and Architecture + Design Museum
• Projects by ForYourArt, Swinghouse, L.A. dance choreographers, and more
• More than twenty participating galleries and businesses on Wilshire and La Brea

FYA aMUSEment Hunt!

Visit all of the participating Miracle Mile destinations to receive a sticker that marks all the museums and
galleries that you visited and redeem your map at ForYourArt for prizes including original prints, catalogues, tote bags, foot massage gift certificates, museum admission tickets, and memberships.

Museuem and Gallery Exhibitions:

1.
Robert Overby: Paintings & Drawings from the 1970′s
Marc Selwyn Fine Art (6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 101)
11am-6pm
This exhibition brings together paintings and drawings from the 1970s that articulate Overby’s interest in appropriated imagery, the figure and the underlying structure of painting. Overby constructed images by borrowing fragments of advertising, pornography, book cover illustrations, and various other popular ephemera.

2.
Jorge Mendez Blake: Poems and Monuments
1301PE (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-6pm
A solo show by Mexican artist Jorge Mendez Blake. Ranging from sculptures and drawings to wall paintings, and inspired by works of literature and poetry, Méndez Blake’s work draws connections between word and object, giving physical form to the written word. On view through July 14, 2012.

3.
Brian Sharp and Justin Beal

ACME (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-6pm
Two shows at ACME: abstract paintings by Los Angeles-based painter Brian Sharp and sculptures by Los Angeles-based artist Justin Beal. Both exhibitions on view through July 7, 2012.

4.
Annette Kelm 
Marc Foxx Gallery (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-6pm
A collection of works by German photographer Annette Kelm. Instrumentalist Mateo Tannatt will play in Marc Foxx’s West Gallery during this event. On view through June 23, 2012.

5.
Kenton Nelson
Peter Mendenhall Gallery (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-5:30pm

6.
Aerodynamics: From Art to Science
Petersen Museum (6060 Wilshire Boulevard)
10am-6pm

7.
2X8 TAUT, EMERGE, Peace4Kids Reception
A+D Museum (6032 Wilshire Boulevard)
12-8pm

8.
Adam D. Miller: Rise of the Minotaur
 and Noah Doely: The Expanse of a Fact
Steve Turner Contemporary (6026 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-6pm
Adam D. Miller’s Rise of the Minotaur will feature paintings, drawings, collages and sculptures which portray humans or animals in states of aggressive or violent behavior. Noah Doely’s The Expanse of a Fact will feature a series of ambrotype and tintype photographs generated with photographic tools and methods from the mid-19th century. Both shows on view through June 30, 2012.

9.
Pop-Hop Pops Up
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. (6020 Wilshire Boulevard)
12-8pm
Book shop and print studio Pop-Hop Books & Print presents a temporary weekend residency at ForYourArt. Presented in conjunction with the Muse ArtWalk, this event will feature a selection of books from the store, including art editions, literature, children’s books, and zines in addition to a Pop-Up bookmaking workshop. The Pop Hop Pop Up will continue on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

10.
PLANEfurniture:  types + prototypes
Edward Cella Art + Architecture (6018 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-8pm
Opening reception for an exhibition of contemporary furniture that advances the gallery’s focus on 20th and 21st century architects and designers. The exhibition also represents the debut of PLANEfurniture, a collection of modern furniture created by designer and collector Michael Boyd and inspired by modern furniture designers including Gerrit Rietveld, Rudolph Schindler, Jean Prouvé, and Donald Judd. On view through June 16, 2012.

11.
LACMA (5905 Wilshire Boulevard)
11am-8pm

12.
A Handmade Summer, Baseball: The All-American Game, Ehren Tool: Production or Destruction

Craft and Folk Art Museum (5814 Wilshire Boulevard)
12-6pm

13.
Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits (5801 Wilshire Boulevard)
9:30am-5pm

14.
Ed Moses: Garden of Forking Tongues (Bifurcated)
Ace Gallery Los Angeles (5514 Wilshire Boulevard)
10am-6pm
An exhibition of artist Ed Moses’ most recent paintings created through repetition of painting, masking, stenciling, and overlay. Through Moses’ process, the surfaces become dimensional.  On view through May 2012.

15.
Jesse Alezander: Monaco
Fahey/Klein Gallery (148 N. La Brea Avenue)
12-5pm

16.
Craig Cowan: Divine Proportion
Couturier Gallery (166 N. La Brea Avenue)
11am-5pm
Opening reception for an exhibition of nude images by the late Los Angeles-based photographer Craig Cowan.Divine Proportion will focus on Cowan’s approach to the male figure and his inclusion of the ancient rules of composition known as the Golden Section or Divine Proportion. This show will include drawings, photographs and more than 30 silver and platinum/palladium prints. On view through July 14, 2012.

17.
Elise Lee and Kevin Scianni: ROY G BIV
ANN330 Gallery (170 S. La Brea Avenue)
12-5pm

18.
Edward Walton Wilcox: Though You Slay Me
Merry Karnowsky Gallery (170 S. La Brea Avenue)
12-6pm
ArtTalk with Critic/Writer Shana Nys Dambrot at 4:30 pm.

19.
Cathy Weiss and Print x Print
Bleicher Gallery (355 N. La Brea Avenue)
12-9:30pm
Opening reception for a group show featuring fine art prints by artists including Joan Miro, Tran Van Can, Robie Conal, Courtney Reid, Ann McCoy, Airom, Jim Holyoak, Mike Saijo, Frank Romero, Roger Herman, Faith Ringgold, and Luke Matjas. Curated by Sung-Hee Son, Print x Print will be on view through July 9, 2012.

20.
Claire Falkenstein: An Expansive Universe and Ruth Weisberg: Now & Then
Jack Rutberg Gallery (357 N. La Brea Avenue)
1oam-5pm

21.
The Loft at Liz’s (453 S. La Brea Avenue)
10am-6pm
Luncheon and Artist Panel Discussion from 1:30-3pm

22.
Sonsara Rielly, Dwayne Paul
Wallspace (607 N. La Brea Avenue)
12-10pm

23.
Ushangi Fine Art (308 N. Ogden Drive)
Hours TBD

24.
Layered Works
ArtSpace Warehouse (7354 Beverly Boulevard)
4-6pm
ArtTalk with LA artists Hilary Bond and Raul de la Torre at 5 pm

25.
Jules Engel: Kinetic Energy
Tobey C. Moss Gallery (7321 Beverly Boulevard)
11am-6pm