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In Conversation: Sam Durant and Liza Lou
Fowler Museum (Westwood)
Presented in conjunction with the current exhibition, Order and Disorder: Alighiero Boetti by Afghan Women, this event features a conversation between artists Sam Durant and Liza Lou. The discussion focuses on the nature of conceptualization and fabrication in each artist’s work. Alma Ruiz, guest curator of Order and Disorder and senior curator at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, moderates this free event. Order and Disorder closes on Sunday, July 29.

Made in L.A. Music
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
The fourth of the Made in L.A. Music series features a live sets by KCRW’s Valida in the Hammer’s courtyard. This free event will feature extended gallery hours. Presented by the The Hammer and KCRW, the Made in L.A. Music series will take place at the Hammer every Thursday evening through August 9, 2012.

Public Engagement Report
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. (Miracle Mile)
Mark Allen and Allison Agsten reunite to discuss the collaborative Machine Project/Hammer Museum report that concluded Machine Project’s 2010 Public Engagement residency at the museum. The e-book offers a glimpse into the challenging first year of the museum’s program with a roadmap from the museum and reflections from artists and Hammer staff. The conversation is moderated by Charlotte Cotton.

Lecture: In Love with Painting – The Life and Art of Clarence Hinkle
Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach)
Janet Blake, the Curator of Collections at the Laguna Art Museum, presents this lecture on early twentieth-century artist Clarence Hinkle. Blake curated the Museum’s current Clarence Hinkle exhibition and wrote the main essay for the accompanying publication. She will lead a walk-through of the exhibition following the lecture, which is free with museum admission.
Relaxation. Clarence Hinkle. Water color on paper, 1935. Courtesy of Edenhurst Gallery.