Artist Lecture Series
Billy Wilder Theater
10899 Wilshire Blvd. (at the corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
Los Angeles, CA 90024
|Thursday, May 9, 2013, 7:30pm
For over three decades, Matt Mullican has created a complex body of work which deals with systems of knowledge, meaning and language, through drawing, collage, video, sculpture, performance and installation. His work has been shown in numerous exhibitions including solo exhibitions at the Haus der Kunst, Munich; the Drawing Center, New York; Ludwig Museum, Cologne; and group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; and in Documenta VII, IX, and X, Kassel, Germany. He is professor in sculpture at the Hochschule für bildende Künste, the University of Fine Arts of Hamburg, and is the UCLA Art Council Chair for 2012-2013. Born in Santa Monica, he lives in Berlin and New York.
|Tuesday, April 30, 2013, 7:30pm
Jane & Louise Wilson
Internationally acclaimed British artists Jane and Louise Wilson are best known for their film and photographic works, often exploring states of consciousness and the experience of place. They have had exhibitions at the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester UK; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela, Spain; the Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada; and the Bergen Art Museum in Norway, among other venues. They have also exhibited widely in international group shows, including Tomorrow was already here at the Tamayo Museum, Mexico City; Stanley Kubrick at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Sharjah Biennial 2011 and 2009; and Out of Time at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. In 1999, they were nominated for the Turner Prize. They live in London.
|Thursday, April 11, 2013, 7:30pm
Dara Friedman's work has been the subject of one-person exhibitions at venues such as the Miami Art Museum; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Kitchen, New York; and Site Santa Fe, New Mexico. Her work has also been featured in thematic exhibitions, including Our Darkness, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany; Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York; Off the Wall: Part 1 Thirty Performative Actions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal; Playing the City, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; Videodrome II, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; and the 2000 Whitney Biennial. Friedman was born in Bad Kreuznach, Germany and lives in Miami. Her film, Dancer, is on view at the Hammer Museum through April 14.
Admission is free
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