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FRIDAY, JUNE 1
Michael Wilkinson: No History
Blum & Poe (Culver City)
Opening reception for a collection of new works by painter Michael Wilkinson. No History will feature a series of twelve red abstract paintings featuring images of the May 1968 Paris riots, which began with student protests and progressed to a general workers’ strike, in addition to a series of etched mirrors entitled Dresden. On view through July 7, 2012.
Cal/Arts MFA Graduate Exhibition
LA Mart (Downtown)
Opening reception for the Graduate Exhibition by the CalArts MFA class of 2012. The show will feature works by thirty-five MFA students from the programs in Art, Photography & Media, and Art & Technology. On view through June 23, 2012.
Adam D. Miller: Rise of the Minotaur and Noah Doely: The Expanse of a Fact
Steve Turner Contemporary (Mid-Wilshire)
Opening reception for two shows. 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.
Gallery 1988 (Mid City)
The opening reception of new works by Brad Klausen and Marq Spusta. On view through June 23, 2012.
Hot Paint: Group Exhibition
WEEKEND (Los Feliz)
Opening reception for Hot Paint, a group exhibition of painted works by artists Heather Brown, Amy Feldman, Emily Noelle Lambert, Molly Larkey, Allison Miller, and Mary Addison Hackett. Ranging from the abstract to the representational, Hot Paint presents small to medium-sized canvases that touch on current themes in the practice at large. On view through July 1, 2012.
Hurry If You Hear Laughter, Sarah Petersen, installation view, 2012. Courtesy of CalArts.