Join us for These Free Events at ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd.
THURSDAY, JULY 26
Public Engagement Report: Allison Agsten and Mark Allen in Conversation
Mark Allen and Allison Agsten reunite at ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. 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.
SATURDAY, JULY 28
New. Artisanal. Now.
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.
SUNDAY, JULY 29
Launch of John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné: Featuring a conversation between John Baldessari and Hans Ulrich Obrist
Art Catalogues at LACMA
Hans Ulrich Obrist will interview Baldessari to launch the L.A. pioneer’s John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné Volume 1: 1956-1974 (Yale University Press), with a book signing to follow. The interview is a continuation of decades-long conversations between the two men, many of which were published in Volume 18 of Obrist’s The Conversation Series (Walther König). To preorder signed copies of John Baldessari Catalogue Raisonné Volume 1: 1956-1974 email firstname.lastname@example.org.
MONDAY, JULY 30
i21c presents Hans Ulrich Obrist in discussion with Danny Hillis
The Institute of the 21st Century presents Danny Hillis, the creator of The Clock of the Long Now, in public conversation for the first time with Hans Ulrich Obrist. The event is free, but reservations on a first-come, first-served basis are required (RSVP email@example.com).
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd.
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd. is an open platform for short-term and spontaneous activities in a storefront space across from LACMA. With the goal of celebrating creativity and deepening understanding through engagement with art, the space can function as a conference room, program venue, and is a collaborative effort among ForYourArt, artists, writers, and curators.
1. Still from “Fungi Fest at the Hammer Museum,” courtesy of Machine Project
2. Photographs by David Gilbert – 12 Selections for New. Artisanal. Now.: choc., gluten free, eco-friendly brownies; Z Confections, salted caramel and chocolate sauce; Orgasmo de la Boca, smoked olives; Le Bon Garçon Caramels; Peddler’s Creamery, ice cream; Crème Caramel LA; Roma Chocolates; Susan Finesman @ S.H.R.U.B. Drinking Vinegars; Morning Glory Confections, brittles; De Vamore, bacon and date spread; Laura Ann’s Jams; Grace & I, fruit presses and preserves
3. John Baldessari, Structure By Color Series: Six Perspective Drawings (From Cubes) Arranged By Color Wheel, 1976, Six color photographs, courtesy of the artist.
4. Iteration of John Baldessari’s In Still Life 2001-2o10, courtesy of the artist and LACMA