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PAUL McCARTHY IN CONVERSATION

For the opening weekend of PAUL McCARTHY—HEAD SPACE, DRAWINGS 1963–2019, the artist joins Hammer co-curators Aram Moshayedi and Connie Butler for a conversation about his practice.

PAUL McCARTHY, ARAM MOSHAYEDI, and CONNIE BUTLER IN CONVERSATION

Sunday, February 2, at 2 pm.

Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Paul McCarthy, Head Space, Drawings 1963–2019, Hammer Museum, February 2–May 10, 2020, from top: Wooden Structure Up Against the Wall, Pour a Bucket of Paint, 1972, graphite on paper; Cooking Show, 2001, charcoal, graphite, and oil stick on paper; Indian Mummy (detail), 1965, ink on newsprint, five parts; Void (Cube), 1978, marker and tape on newsprint; Dead H Crooked Leg Maze, 1979, ink and graphite on paper; Dopwhite, WS, 2009, oil stick, charcoal, and collage on paper; Self-Portrait, 1963, ink on paper. Images courtesy and © the artist, private collectors, and Hauser & Wirth.

LARI PITTMAN AND CONNIE BUTLER IN CONVERSATION

On the opening weekend of the retrospective LARI PITTMAN—DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE—at the Hammer Museum from September 29—join Pittman and the exhibition’s organizer Connie Butler for a public conversation about the artist’s extensive painting and pedagogical practice.

LARI PITTMAN and CONNIE BUTLER IN CONVERSATION

Sunday, September 29, at 2 pm.

Billy Wilder Theater, Hammer Museum

10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

Lari Pittman, Declaration of Independence, Hammer Museum, September 2019–January 2020, from top: Dennis Cooper, Jonathan Hammer, and Lari Pittmanhave you seen… , 1991, artist book with leather cover inlaid and onlaid with sharkskin, stingray skin, plastic, and paper, tooled in gold, silver, and palladium, full suede doublures, UCLA Grunwald Center for the Graphic Arts, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Lari PittmanThe Senseless Cycles, Tender and Benign, Bring Great Comfort, 1988, acrylic and spray paint on wood, Art Institute of Chicago; Lari Pittman, This Wholesomeness, Beloved and Despised, Continues Regardless, 1990, acrylic and enamel on mahogany, two panels, Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Lari Pittman, Maladies and Treatments, 1983, oil, acrylic, and gold leaf on paper, mounted on mahogany, collection of Tracy and Gary Mezzatesta; Lari Pittman, Untitled #8 (The Dining Room), 2005, Cel-Vinyl, acrylic, and alkyd on gessoed canvas over wood, collection of Christen Sveaas. Images courtesy and © Lari Pittman and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.

HENRY TAYLOR AT THE HAMMER

Connie Butler—the chief curator at the Hammer, and the organizer of the current exhibition SELECTIONS FROM THE HAMMER CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION—will give a lunchtime art talk on one of the show’s featured artists, Henry Taylor.

CONNIE BUTLER—LUNCHTIME ART TALK ON HENRY TAYLOR, Wednesday, September 27, at 12:30 pm.

SELECTIONS FROM THE HAMMER CONTEMPORARY COLLECTION, through January 7, 2018.

HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, Los Angeles.

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Henry Taylor, Watch your back, 2013. Acrylic on canvas. Image courtesy Henry Taylor and the Hammer.

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HANS ULRICH OBRIST IN CONVERSATION

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Hans Ulrich Obrist in 1991 at the Swiss Institute in New York City. Image credit: Dis.

1991, Hans Ulrich Obrist dreaming at Swiss Institute during his first lecture in New York.

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VOGLIAMO TUTTO AT THE HAMMER

In conjunction with MARISA MERZ: THE SKY IS A GREAT SPACE, the Hammer Museum presents the panel discussion “VOGLIAMO TUTTO”: POSTWAR ITALIAN ART on Tuesday evening, July 11, at 7:30 pm.

The words in quotes mean “we want it all,” and curator Marianna Vecellio, New Museum artistic director Massimiliano Gioni, UCLA Professor of Italian and gender studies Lucia Re, art historian Jaleh Mansoor, and moderator and Hammer chief curator Connie Butler will discuss the explosion of experimentation in art and design after the Second World War, and “the dynamic contexts that surround Marisa Merz’s work.”*

HAMMER MUSEUM, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, Los Angeles.

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Image credit: A Proposito di Marisa Merz, edited by Carolina Italiano, and published by Mousse and MAXXI.

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