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September 2019

September 7, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Annenberg Community Beach House Gallery, 415 Pacific Coast Highway
Santa Monica, CA 90402 United States
Free

Memories of Diaspora: Immigration Narratives of Los Angeles

Memories of Diaspora: Immigration Narratives of Los Angeles celebrates the intensely personal struggles, hopes, and dreams that comprise the immigrant experience. The exhibition features work by Art Division students who are first-generation Angelenos with work by Art Division faculty and artists from Oaxaca, Mexico, whose art depicts family memories of journeying North to cross the border. The exhibit is curated by Art Division Executive Director Dan McCleary, Director of Painting and Drawing Luis Serrano and Assistant to the Director, Dagmar…

September 15, 2019 - January 26, 2020
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$7 – $10

Memento: A Retrospective Exhibition by Tomás Ochoa

Antología Memento (Memento Anthology) presents sixteen large panels that depict Colombia’s landscape, architecture, and peoples. Ochoa rewrites Latin American history by highlighting the events that have literally shaped the jungles and buildings of the country. The works become an illustrated and updated timeline that joins Colombia’s present reality with its hidden past.   Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Thursdays, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members and Children…

September 21, 2019 - January 19, 2020
Bowers Museum, 2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA United States
$12 – $15

Dimensions of Form: Tamayo and Mixografia

The exhibit addresses the artistic legacy of modern master Rufino Tamayo (1890-1991). Fifty prints on loan from Mixografia in Los Angeles depicting silhouetted figures, celestial bodies and the feathered serpent-god Quetzalcoatl will illustrate the “fourth great one’s” last artistic expedition to discover a uniquely Mexican style in form.   Tuesdays – Sundays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Adults $15, Seniors and Students $12, Members and Children under 12 Free, Free Admission for Santa Ana residents on Sundays

September 28, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
Free

Inland Ink – Celebrating Masters of Printmaking Working in Inland Southern California

Connected by their mastery of putting ink to paper and a shared geography, Denise Kraemer, Pavel Acevedo, Tim Musso, Froukje Schaffsma-Smith, Chick Curtis, and C. Matthew Luther explore a broad variety of traditional, as well as contemporary, printmaking techniques from woodcut to digital prints. Contemporary printmaking is flourishing in Inland Southern California, with artists exploring new digital approaches, renewing time-honored techniques, and printing on and with alternative materials and tools. New technologies have been swiftly integrated by some printmakers while…

September 29, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Craft Contemporary, 5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States
$7 – $9

RAW: Craft, Commodity, and Capitalism

RAW features nine contemporary artists working with a range of commodities to reflect upon the history of colonialism, slavery, and globalization. Because many artists in the exhibition view the commodities they utilize as a form of historical record, their deliberate use aims to acknowledge the layers of repressed histories encapsulated within these materials. Works in the exhibition will include sculptural pieces and installations created from cotton, sugar, copper, salt, clay, water, and other materials.   Tuesdays – Fridays 11:00 a.m.…

October 2019

October 3, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Ave.
Riverside, CA 92501 United States
Free

Lost in The Andes

Armando Lerma begins with scavenged, discarded signs, their familiar corporate logos long faded. He creates art that reflects his Mexican American heritage and borderland upbringing with an aesthetic that is inherently Californian. Found objects and pop culture imagery are tightly woven together, infusing disparate mythologies and a multitude of cultural references into his artistic practice. Living and working in the Southern California desert town of Coachella, Lerma is a master of rasquachismo. The opening reception is Thursday, October 3, 6…

October 12, 2019 - January 12, 2020
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$7 – $10

Robert Graham

Robert Graham’s (1938-2008) unique ceramic sculptures and recent drawings are the subject of an exhibition at Frank Lloyd Gallery. Graham, well-known for his monumental bronze sculptures and civic monuments, has previously worked in fired clay. Like many sculptors, his ceramic sculptures convey a direct relationship to his other works, and for Graham, the pieces continue his investigation of the female form. Many of these works were exhibited in an important show at the legendary Nicholas Wilder Gallery in 1975. The…

October 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm
Free

Event Listing: Art Exhibit at Art+Practice October 12, 2019-January 25, 2020

Below is information about an upcoming exhibit at Art+Practice exhibition space in Leimert Park. Address: 3401 W. 43rd Place, Los Angeles, CA 90008 Hours: Mon-Sat, 12:00pm-6:00pm Free admission Phone: (323) 337-6887 October 12, 2019-January 25, 2020 Stephen Towns: Rumination and a Reckoning At the center of this exhibition, the monumental installation Birth of a Nation (2014) represents a Black woman nursing a white infant against the backdrop of the first official flag of the United States. Suspended above a mound…

October 19, 2019 - February 29, 2020
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States

George Rodriguez: Double Vision

George Rodriguez: Double Vision, is the first comprehensive retrospective of the American photographer, spanning over 40 years of images from the Chicano civil rights movement, Hollywood celebrity circles, and music and entertainment scenes in Los Angeles and beyond.   Opening reception October 19, 2019, 5:00 p.m. – 8:00p.m.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays, 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.

October 27, 2019 - March 9, 2020
Museum of Latin American Art, 628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA 90802 United States
$7 – $10

Portfolio Series: Quique Rivera

Quique Rivera is a Puerto Rican artist, 2015 Latin Grammy-nominated director, United States Artist Simon Fellow 2016, and multiple award-winning filmmaker. His interest in diverse forms of fine arts led him to start experimenting and teaching himself stop-motion animation, a discipline where sculpture, photography, and storytelling would come together into what has become his art medium of choice. His films Menuda Urbe (2010), Aedes (2011), El delirio del pez león (2012) and Así de grandes son las ideas (2014) have…

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