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ANDREA BOWERS STUDIO VISIT

The Hammer Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago present a virtual studio visit with Andrea Bowers, who will be joined in conversation by Dr. Kaitlin Reed.

The co-curators of Bowers’ forthcoming survey exhibitionConnie Butler (the Hammer) and Michael Darling (MCA)—will introduce the event. See link below to r.s.v.p.

VIRTUAL STUDIO VISIT—ANDREA BOWERS with KAITLIN REED

Hammer Museum and MCA Chicago

Friday, October 16.

Noon on the West Coast; 2 pm Chicago; 3 pm East Coast.

From top: Andrea Bowers, photograph courtesy and © the artist and the Hammer Museum; Hammer Projects: Andrea Bowers (detail), Hammer Museum, March 11–July 16, 2017, image courtesy and © the artist and the Hammer Museum; Andrea Bowers (2021), edited by Connie Butler and Michael Darling, forthcoming exhibition catalog cover image courtesy and © Hammer Museum, MCA Chicago, and Prestel / DelMonico; PARIS LA 14, the Arts Education Issue, Winter 2016, Andrea Bowers, Educate, Agitate, Organize, 2010, low-voltage LED lights, plexiglas, and aluminum, cover image courtesy and © the artist; Kaitlin Reed, photograph courtesy and © Dr. Reed and the Hammer Museum.

ON MARISA MERZ

In conjunction with its current show of the artist’s work, the Philadelphia Museum of Art presents THE PRODUCTION OF THE SELF—CONVERSATIONS ABOUT MARISA MERZ, a weekly series of virtual conversations.

This month, participants include Connie Butler—curator of the exhibition Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great SpaceLara Conte, Teresa Kittler, and MAXXI curator Luigia Lonardelli. See links below for details.

TIME, PROCESS, AND LIFE IN THE WORK OF MARISA MERZ

CONNIE BUTLER, moderated by CARLOS BASUALDO

Wednesday, September 9.

9 am on the West Coast; noon East Coast.

MARISA MERZ—SCULPTURAL AND FILM EXPERIMENTS IN THE KITCHEN

LARA CONTE

Wednesday, September 16.

9 am on the West Coast; noon East Coast.

MARISA MERZ—ACTIONS, INTERACTIONS, AND PERFORMATIVE SCULPTURE

TERESA KITTLER

Wednesday, September 23.

9 am on the West Coast; noon East Coast.

MARISA MERZ AS AN ANTI-PENELOPE

LUIGIA LONARDELLI

Wednesday, September 30.

9 am on the West Coast; noon East Coast.

From top: Marisa Merz, Untitled, undated, unfired clay, paraffin, copper; Marisa Merz, Untitled, circa 1985; Connie Butler, Marisa Merz: The Sky Is a Great Space (2017), cover image courtesy and © Prestel; Marisa (right) with Mario Merz and their daughter Beatrice in 1976 at the 37th Biennale di Venezia; Merz’s Turin studio, photograph by Renato Ghiazza; Merz, undated photograph by Gianfranco Gorgoni, courtesy and © the photographer. Images courtesy and © Fondazione Merz, Gladstone Gallery, and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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.

hammer.ucla.edu/programs-events/2017/09/lunchtime-art-talk-on-henry-taylor/

hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/2017/selections-from-the-hammer-contemporary-collection/

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

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