PLAN ForYourArt TODAY: L.A.

Posted on: October 26th, 2012

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

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 26

One Plus One Equals One
Mihai Nicodim Gallery (Culver City)
6-8pm
Opening reception for an exhibition bringing together a multi-generational collection of Romanian-Jewish avant-garde artists. Featuring works by Marcel Iancu, Isidore Isou, Gherasim Luca, Ana Lupas, and Teodor Graur, One Plus One Equals One contains a series of documentary works, journals, manuscripts, and experimental etchings. On view through December 8, 2012.

Neon Bus Tour Presented in Conjunction with Mary Weatherford
Departs from LA><ART (Culver City)
8-11pm
The Museum of Neon Art | Neon Cruise™ is an urban electric adventure led by Eric Lynxwiler, who will give facts and fun throughout L.A.’s historic Broadway Theater District, Chinatown, Hollywood, and neighborhoods in-between. See the lights of Los Angeles atop an open air double-decker bus. The tour is presented in conjunction with Mary Weatherford’s Bakersfield Paintings currently at LA><ART. There is a limited capacity; to buy tickets please call 310.559.0166 or email info@laxart.org.

Midnight Salon
Honor Fraser (Culver City)
10pm-1am
This salon event includes a disco and is part of the weeklong series of performance and dance residencies, Move In. Midnight Salon also features surprise special guests. RSVP to laura@honorfraser.com for the entrance password.

Dirtday
Royce Hall at UCLA (Westwood)
8pm
Performance artist Laurie Anderson launches her three-year artist fellowship at UCLA’s Center of Art Performance with a showing of her latest storytelling work Dirtday. This show explores politics, evolution, history and more through a collection of songs and stories as told by Anderson and her alter ego Fenway Bergamot. Tickets are $20-$80 and available online.

Zak Prekop
Thomas Duncan Gallery (Hollywood)
6-8pm
Opening reception for an exhibition of works by New York-based artist Zak Prekop. The paintings in this show are influenced by the concept of hearing or seeing in several different ways at once. On view through December 19, 2012.

Charles Fine
ACE Gallery (Beverly Hills)
7-9pm
Opening reception for an retrospective exhibition of works by artist Charles Fine. This show includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, photographs, and videos by the artist. On view through December, 2012.

Joshua Triliegi: The L.A. Walking Series
1282 W. Sunset Blvd. (Echo Park)
6-10pm
Opening reception for an exhibition of works by artist Joshua Triliegi. The L.A. Walking Series features images captured during Triliegi’s walks throughout Los Angeles during the past four years. These large-scale works feature 180 images per piece. On view through November, 2012.

Build-A-Beer
Machine Project (Echo Park)
8pm
This event features an evening of beer education, deconstruction, and consumption. Home brewers Andrew Hong and Nick Clute-Reinig to discuss the different ingredients that come together to create beer, and participants can experiment with different extracts, oils, and, other flavors to create a personalized style of beer. $10 RSVP available online.

Dee Dee Ramone: A Memorial Exhibition
Subliminal Projects (Echo Park)
8-11pm
Opening reception for an exhibition of works by Dee Dee Ramone, the late bassist for the punk rock band The Ramones. This series of paintings commemorates the 10th Anniversary of Dee Dee’s death and celebrates his influence and contribution to the punk rock movement. On view through November 17, 2012.

Building Material
Control Room (Downtown)
7-10pm
Opening reception for a group show featuring works by artists including Lucas Blalock, John Houck, James Hyde, Barney Kulok, Fabienne Lasserre, and Jason Bailer Losh. Building Materials explores the concept of the artist’s peer group as an influence on the work. On view through November 18, 2012.

Not Applicable
Armory Center for the Arts (Pasadena)
7-9pm
Presented as part of the Moving Image Art screening series, this event features projects by twelve artists including Peter T. Christenson, Ralph Dorey,  Joe Casey Doyle, Leyla Rodriguez, and Cristian Straub. Not Applicable includes experimental film, video art, installation art, performance art, essay films and animation. Suggested $5 donation.

 

Image:
Isle of Lox, Leyla Rodriguez and Cristian Straub. 2012. Courtesy of MIA at the Armory Center for the Arts.