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FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7
Liz Glynn: Hoard
Redling Fine Art (Hollywood)
Opening reception for a collection of works by artist Liz Glynn. Hoard explores the concepts of the limitless accumulation and protection of wealth via a set of objects that consider the private act of hoarding valuables. On view through October 26, 2012.
Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens: Real Failure Needs No Excuse
Monte Vista (Highland Park)
Opening reception for a collection of works by Canadian artists Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens. Real Failure Needs No Excuses features a three-channel video installation that explores the potential of non-productive actions. The opening event will also include a live performance of Until It Is Totally Destroyed, Unrecognizable at 7:30pm. This show explores the explores the concept of imminent failure. On view through October 6, 2012.
Subliminal Projects (Echo Park)
Opening reception for a group exhibition featuring artwork by Liz Baca, Gabriella Davi-Khorasanee, Dzine, Igor Jovic, Simone Lueck, Chris Mosier, Kai Regan, Dominique Renee, Jamel Shabazz, Mickalene Thomas, and Monika Zbijowska. Nailed is inspired by the 2011 publication titled Nailed: The History of Nail Culture and Dzine and features nail art-inspired photographs, sculpture, and sneakers. On view through October 6, 2012.
Discussion: “How Can L.A.’s Art Museums Thrive?”
Zócalo Public Square at Grand Park (Downtown)
This event features Los Angeles County Museum of Art Director Michael Govan, Getty Museum Director Timothy Potts, and Hammer Museum Director Ann Philbin in discussion regarding the hopes and challenges facing Los Angeles art museums. This free event is presented by Zócalo and KCRW. Discussion to be moderated by Jori Finkel, Arts Reporter for the Los Angeles Times.
Screening: Cereus & Whatnot
ForYourArt @ 6020 Wilshire (Miracle Mile)
Carolyn Kaylor’s 2006 film Cereus & Whatnot is a dramatic allegory inspired by and partly about an enigmatic plant commonly known as the Night Blooming Cereus. Employing documentary and narrative elements, the film is a meditation on nature in captivity, life, death and cinematic expectation. This free event is presented in conjunction with The Planter Show.
Odd Ghosts and Unlikely Dancers: Bessie Kunath and Phyllis Green
WEEKEND (Los Feliz)
Opening reception for Odd Ghosts and Unlikely Dancers, an exhibition of video and sculpture curated by Michelle Carla Handel and featuring the work of artists Phyllis Green and Bessie Kunath. The show explores the concepts of redefinition and falling short of certain expectations. On view through September 30, 2012.
Erin Boyle and Jonathan P. Russell
haleARTS (Santa Monica)
Opening reception for a group show featuring works by artists Erin Boyle and Jonathan P. Russell. This collection includes paintings and mixed media collages. On view through September 19, 2012.
Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle: L’Oiseau dans l’espace
Christopher Grimes Gallery (Santa Monica)
Opening reception for an exhibition by Chicago-based artist Iñigo Manglano-Ovalle. L’Oiseau dans l’Espace features three new bodies of work that explore the permeability and sustainability of the atmosphere through multiple perspectives. On view through October 27, 2012.
Real Failure Needs No Excuse, Richard Ibghy & Marilou Lemmens, 2012. Courtesy of Monte Vista.