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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 24
Ai Weiwei Documentary Series
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
Opening day of a three day screening series featuring a collection of documentaries about and by Chinese artist and domestic rites critic Ai Weiwei. The artist’s 2011 detainment for three months in a secret detention center sparked a global outcry from human rights activists and the art world. The event begins with a screening of Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry, and continues September 25-26 with Chang’an Boulevard, Disturbing the Peace, Beijing: The Second Ring, Beijing: The Third Ring, and One Recluse. All screenings are free.
Artist Talk: Gilad Ratman
ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire (Miracle Mile)
Co-presented by Artis & Braverman Gallery, this event features a presentation by Israeli multidisciplinary artist Gilad Ratman. The discussion to focus on Ratman’s recent work and preview his project at the Israel pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale. RSVP for this free event at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Art Platform – Los Angeles
Barkar Hanger (Santa Monica)
September 27-30, 2012 | 11am-6pm
The second edition of the modern and contemporary art fair, Art Platform – Los Angeles, features works from over 70 national and international galleries. Programming for this three day event includes panel discussions, docent-led tours, various VIP events, and more. Tickets for Art Platform – Los Angeles are $20-$45 and available online.
Never Sorry (still), Ai Weiwei. Video, 91 minute, 2012. Courtesy of Slant Magazine.