Special Itinerary: Miracle Mile on Saturday

ForYourArt Selects Events, Programs, and Exhibitions for You Around Particular Themes and Interests

This week, we’ve pulled all Miracle Mile exhibitions going on during New. Artisanal. Now. What are you interested in? Tell us! Email submit@foryourart.com with ideas.


Harry Callahan: Abstracted Nature
Marc Selwyn Fine Art (6222 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 101)
A series of gelatin silver prints by artist Harry Callahan. On view through August 18, 2012.

John Baldessari and Rirkrit Tiravanija
1301PE (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
An exhibition featuring new works by John Baldessari and Rirkrit Tiravanija. Baldessari’s contribution is a screenprint featuring the phrase “learn to dream.” Rirkrit’s work includes a series of enamel paintings composed of text on monochrome backgrounds. On view through September 15, 2012.

Dirty Funk
ACME. (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
Group show featuring works by Alika Cooper, Michael Decker, Samara Golden, Paul Heyer, Barry Johnston, Davida Nemeroff, and Mark A. Rodriguez.  Dirty Funk is organized by Rodriguez and Mieke Marple. On view through August 11, 2012.

Roger Hiorns and Luisa Lambri
Marc Foxx (6150 Wilshire Boulevard)
Roger Hiorns’ exhibition will be featured in Marc Foxx’s main gallery. A selection of photographs by Luisa Lambri will be shown in the west gallery. Both shows on view through August 4, 2012. 

Aerodynamics: From Art to Science
Petersen Museum (6060 Wilshire Boulevard)

COME IN! les femmes
A+D Museum (6032 Wilshire Boulevard)
A+D continues its annual COME IN! exhibition series with COME IN! les femmes where A+D invited women artists and designers to take over the A+D Museum with their installations. Participating artists and designers include Iris Anna Regn, Elena ManferdiniRebecca Niederlander, and Linda Taalman. Tickets cost $20 for non-museum members and are available online.

Pablo Rasgado: Fragmental and L’idée Fixe: John Divola, Sayre Gomez, Joe Goode
Steve Turner Contemporary (6026 Wilshire Boulevard)
Two exhibitions at Steve Turner Contemporary: Pablo Rasgado’s Fragmental consists of 145 fragments of a wall that Rasgado found in Brooklyn in 2009; the pieces will be rearranged in four different ways during the show’s run. L’idée Fixe will feature works by John Divola, Sayre Gomez, and Joe Goode that examine the window as an object of internal and the external expression. Both shows on view through August 4, 2012.

New. Artisanal. Now.
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd.
Timed to coincide with Made in L.A. 2012 – the Hammer Museum’s first large-scale biennial survey of Los Angeles-based artists – ForYourArt presents New. Artisanal. Now., a one-day food biennial, on July 28, 2012. The pop-up shop at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. showcases some of the city’s finest food crafters selected by culinary insiders Krista Simmons (Top Chef Masters/LAist) along with Shawna Dawson (Artisanal LA) and Michaele Musel (The Secret Fork). The event features 12 local producers who will sell and sample their wares, libations presented by GreenBar Collective, special edition tote bags by Brian Roettinger, Hand Held Heart to benefit local food charity Food Forward, a reading table filled with artisanal food publications, and a DJ.10.

Disposable Culture
Edward Cella Art + Architecture (6018 Wilshire Boulevard)
The first solo exhibition at the gallery for Los Angeles based artist Donnie Molls. The exhibition features the newest suite of mixed media paintings and objects by Molls which invoke the indelible hold of the automobile on the recesses of the North American psyche.

LACMA (5905 Wilshire Boulevard)
The Sun and Other Stars: Katy Grannan and Charlie WhiteMichael Heizer: Actual Size. . . Is James BondSharon Lockhart | Noa EshkolFracture: Daido Moriyama, and Common Places: Printing, Embroidery, and the Art of Global Mapping. Times for Chris Burden’s Metropolis II: 10:30am–11:30 pm; 12:30–1:30 pm; 2:30–3:30pm; 4:30–5:30pm.

A Handmade Summer, Baseball: The All-American Game, Ehren Tool: Production or Destruction
Craft and Folk Art Museum (5814 Wilshire Boulevard)
Jeppe Hein: Social Benches, Heather Carson: light/LINES, Daniel Buren: Leaning Wall Installation, and Laurie Lipton: L.A. Sous Real
ACE Gallery (5514 Wilshire Boulevard)
Laurie Lipton’s L.A. Sous Real will feature a series of charcoal on paper drawings depicting life in Los Angeles. Heather Carson’s light/LINES will include pieces made from materials including fluorescent lights, aluminum pipe, Speed-Rail, and conduit hangers. Jeppe Hein’s Social Benches will feature a series of powder coated metal benches, and Daniel Buren’s Leaning Walls Installation features three rooms made from wood and tape. All shows on view through September 8, 2012.

Dirty Funk, courtesy of ACME