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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1
MFA 2013 Exhibition
New Wight Gallery (Westwood)
Opening reception for a group show featuring works by UCLA MFA class of 2013. Featured artists include Jonathan Apgar, Leon Benn, Janna Ireland, Michael John Kelly, Devin Kenny, and Hans Kuzmich. This multidisciplinary show includes ceramics, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. On view through November 17, 2012.
Jay Yan: Bath
Design Matters Gallery (West L.A.)
Opening reception for an installation by artist Jay Yan. Bath features a video installation and exhibition of new work. The site-specific installation utilizes both the interior and the exterior facade of the gallery, engaging Pico Boulevard in the piece.
Stanley Kubrick: A Retrospective
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
Opening day of the first US retrospective of director Stanley Kubrick. Presented by LACMA and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, this exhibition covers Kubrick’s career, beginning with his early photographs for Look through his directorial works of the 1950s through the 1990s. Films including 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, and The Shining are represented through a selection of annotated scripts, production photography, lenses and cameras, set models, costumes, and props. On view through June 30, 2013.
Jasper Johns: Numbers, 0-9, and 5 Postcards and Prints: 2000-2012
Matthew Marks Gallery (West Hollywood)
Opening reception for two exhibitions of works by artist Jasper Johns. Numbers, 0-9, and 5 Postcards features thirteen bronze sculptures, five paintings, and five works on paper completed over the past two years. This exhibition marks the first time in Johns’s more than 50-year career that he debuted a major body of work in Los Angeles. Recent Prints includes sixteen prints made over the past twelve years. On view through January 5, 2013.
Joel King: Intervals
LA Artcore at Union Center for the Arts (Little Tokyo)
Opening reception for an exhibition by artist Joel King. Intervals features a series of paintings with monochromatic motifs. This event includes a conversation with the artist at 4pm. On view through November 29, 2012.
We Connect John with Julius
Pomona College Museum of Art (Claremont)
Artist, performer, and composer Adam Overton marks the launch of the Bureau of Experimental Speech and Holy Theses (BESHT) with a brief, playful lecture in the spirit of John Cage, whose exhibition of paintings are on display in an adjacent gallery of the museum. This evening features an open mic and is the first of five events at the Bureau of Experimental Speech and Holy Theses.
Numbers (0-9) 10, Jasper Johns. Bronze, 2011. Courtesy of Matthew Marks Gallery.