PLAN ForYourArt TODAY: L.A.

Posted on: September 19th, 2012

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEECOLLECTLEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art every day.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Design Loves Art
Pacific Design Center (West Hollywood)
5pm
This event features opening receptions for fifteen galleries on the second floor of the Blue Building at the Pacific Design Center. Featured events include shows by Flora Kao and Zelda Zinn, Richard Haley, a solo show and talk by graphic designer and artist Paula Scher, an installation in the Blue Lobby by Will Ryman, openings at Den Contemporary, LA Print Space and See Line Gallery, and the launch of galleries Wharton+Espinosa, Hudson|Linc, and LA Print Space.

Decorative Arts and Design Council Lecture: “Gardens for a Beautiful America”
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
7pm
Gardens for a Beautiful America, written by architecture and social historian Sam Watters and published in collaboration with the Library of Congress, presents Frances Benjamin Johnston’s photographs of urban and suburban gardens. These colored lantern slides capture a lost world not seen since the 1930s. Mr. Watters’s lecture will cover New York town-house yards, Long Island villas, California hillside terraces, and plantations of the South that he has identified after years of research and travel. A book signing will preceed and follow the lecture. This event costs $15 and tickets are available online.

Image:
Pacific Design Center, exterior. Courtesy of Park West Companies.