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PLAN ForYourArt February 9-15

Posted on: February 9th, 2012

Each Week, ForYourArt Brings You the Best Opportunities to SEECOLLECTLEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT Art in Los Angeles.Join ForYourArt’s Weekly Email to Get Our Picks for the Week.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 9 (more…)

ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd.

Posted on: March 19th, 2012

ForYourArt Announces Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City, a 24-hour event from noon on Saturday, March 24 to noon on Sunday, March 25

Los Angeles, arguably the Donut Capital of the United States, is home to many of the most celebrated 24 hour donut shops in the country. Inherently tied to its car culture, the often iconic signs of these shops and drive-ins are frequently located directly off busy freeways and commuter routes, standing as a testament to this ever-moving and donut-loving city. Russell C. Wendell, founder of the original ‘Big Donut Drive-In’s of Los Angeles, opened his first drive-through window in the early 1950’s, at least a quarter-century before major fast-food chains would offer the same convenience to their customers[1].

Los Angeles has also been likened to a donut in a more spatial sense – a series of interconnected suburbs without a center. This sprinkling of “centers” allows the city to boast multiple hubs of energy and culture, each with its distinctive personality and flavor.

For the first activity in a space of our own, ForYourArt invites visitors to an event coinciding with LACMA’s 24 hour screening of Christian Marclay’s The Clock from 12pm on Saturday, March 24 to 12pm on Sunday, March 25. Miracle Mile, a hub and center of energy for Los Angeles that has been greatly enhanced by LACMA, will be a focus for our year-long platform at ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd.

Embracing a key concept of both this award-winning work and many of Los Angeles’ famous donut shops, we will offer a curated selection of signature L.A. donuts from across the city  ‘around the clock’ to coincide with the screening.

ForYourArt will also offer its visitors information about the screening as well as donuts and clocks, two round but seemingly unrelated objects that will be synchronized for this 24 hour event.

Donut selections were made by Los Angeles-based food and travel writer Krista Simmons.

[1] Travel Channel, May 2003 (www.rogerwendell.com)

CHECK OUT THE DONUT SCHEDULE HERE

VIEW THE MAP HERE

CHECK OUT THE MIRACLE MILE GUIDE HERE

 

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Photos by David Gilbert - 12 Donuts from Around L.A. From ForYourArt’s Around the Clock: 24 Hour Donut City: Strawberry Donut from The Donut Man, Tres Leches Donut from UMAMIcatessen, Glazed Coconut Donut from The Donut Hole, Plain Donut from Bob’s Coffee & Doughnuts, Classic Glazed from Daily Donut, Blueberry Cake Donut from SK’s Donuts & Croissant, Apple Fritter from Randy’s Donuts, Glazed Donut from Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Sprinkles Donut from Blinkie’s Donut Emporium, Strawberry Buttermilk Donut from Fonuts, Bacon Maple Donut from Nickel Diner, and Chocolate Custard Puff from Stan’s Doughnuts

 

Alissa Walker’s Guide to the Pacific Standard Time Claremont, Pomona, and Palm Springs Focus Weekend

Posted on: February 15th, 2012

Check Out Alissa Walker’s Guide toPacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 Claremont, Pomona, and Palm Springs Focus Weekend

Well, hello there, art junkies! Your Pacific Standard Time work isn’t quite over yet. This weekend we’re going east—way east!—all the way to Claremont, Pomona, even the desert lands of Palm Springs. Your indefatigable guide Alissa Walker has surveyed the region for cultural highlights. Here are some great reasons to head east on February 18 and 19. (more…)

SEE: CamLab’s Final Engagement Party

Posted on: March 1st, 2012

MOCA Engagement Party: CamLab’s The Heart Wants What It Does

MOCA’s Engagement Party provides an opportunity for Southern California–based artist collectives and collaborators to create new artworks that engage with MOCA and its resources in unexpected ways. Artist collective CamLab presents a trilogy, titled The Heart Wants What It Does, for their Engagement Party residency. (more…)

SEE: Alissa Walker’s Guide to the Pacific Standard Time Downtown and Exposition Park Focus Weekend

Posted on: March 1st, 2012

Check Out Alissa Walker’s Guide to Pacific Standard Time: Art in L.A. 1945-1980 Downtown and Exposition Park Weekend

Happy spring, art adventurers! Can you believe we’ve been at this for five whole months? And there’s no end in sight. This weekend’s Pacific Standard Time focus zeroes in on Downtown and Exposition Park. And Alissa Walker will be with you every step of the way as you plan your journeys on March 3 and 4. Go forth!

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