Tag Archives: Hamza Walker

GLENN LIGON AND HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

Join Glenn Ligon and Hamza Walker for a conversation at Regen Projects, where Ligon’s show UNTITLED (AMERICA)/DEBRIS FIELD/SYNECDOCHE/NOTES FOR A POEM ON THE THIRD WORLD will be up through Sunday.

The exhibition includes the large neon Notes for a Poem on the Third World, which is based on a tracing of the artist’s hands, and the first in a series of works inspired by an unrealized film project by Pier Paolo Pasolini.

GLENN LIGON AND HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

Wednesday, February 13, at 7 pm.

GLENN LIGON—UNTITLED (AMERICA)/DEBRIS FIELD/SYNECDOCHE/NOTES FOR A POEM ON THE THIRD WORLD

Through February 17.

Regen Projects

6750 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles.

From top: Glenn Ligon, photograph courtesy the artist; Glenn LigonNotes for a Poem on the Third World (chapter one), 2018, neon and paint; Glenn Ligon, Debris Field (Red) #3, 2018, etching ink and acrylic on canvas; Hamza Walker, courtesy the Renaissance Society, Chicago; Glenn LigonSynecdoche (For Byron Kim), 2018, neon. Artwork images courtesy the artist and Regen Projects.

FRANCES STARK, HAMZA WALKER, AND JOSH KUN — FRIEZE TALK

For the inaugural Frieze Los Angeles Talk, Frances Stark will be quizzed by Hamza Walker and Josh Kun in a new take on Name That Tune.

NAME THAT TUNE—FRANCES STARK

Friday, February 1, from 7 pm to 9 pm.

LAXART

7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood.

From top: Frances Stark; art for Stark’s The Magic Flute. Images courtesy the artist and LAXART.

FOR DAVID ANTIN

Join Blaise AntinEleanor AntinJulien BismuthSteve KadoAram MoshayediMarjorie PerloffJerome Rothenberg, and Hamza Walker this week as they commemorate David Antin and his legacy two days before Antin’s Sky Poems are restaged above Los Angeles and La Jolla.

DAVID ANTIN—TALKING, ALWAYS TALKING

Thursday, September 27, at 7:30 pm.

Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Westwood, Los Angeles.

 

DAVID ANTIN—SKY POEMS

Saturday, September 29, at 4 pm.

LACMA, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.

 

DAVID ANTIN—SKY POEMS

Saturday, September 29, at 10:30 am.

Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, 700 Prospect Street, La Jolla.

(MCASD—La Jolla is closed for renovation, and the viewing takes place on the corner of Coast Boulevard and Cuvier Street.)

David Antin, Sky Poem, 1988, La Jolla. Image credit: Hammer Museum.

SHINIQUE SMITH AND HAMZA WALKER

In conjunction with SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE (curated by Essence Harden, at CAAM), Smith and Hamza Walker will talk about the artist’s work and “its intersections with both contemporary art and social justice advocacy through the arts.”*

 

SHINIQUE SMITH and HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

Thursday, August 2, at 7 pm.

SHINIQUE SMITH—REFUGE, through September 9.

CALIFORNIA AFRICAN AMERICAN MUSEUM, 600 State Drive, Exposition Park, Los Angeles.

caamuseum.org/shinique-smith-and-hamza-walker

caamuseum.org/shinique-smith-refuge

Above: Installation detail, Shinique Smith—Refuge.

Shinique Smith, Mitumba Deity II, 2018, Shinique Smith—Refuge. Photo courtesy Colony Little.

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HAMZA WALKER IN CONVERSATION

Join LAXART director Hamza Walker, OnrampArts founder Joy Silverman, and LAICA founder Bob Smith for a conversation about the changing cultural and socio-political landscape undergirding the role of alternative spaces over the past forty years.

“Since their flourishing in the mid 1970s, alternative art spaces have had an illustrious history—from the championing of new media and performance, which were outside the purview of commercial galleries, to the role they played in identifying and supporting artists that defined the 1980s, to their reconceptualization by a new generation of artists and curators in the early part of the 21st century.”*

 

ALTERNATIVE SPACES—THAT WAS THEN/THIS IS NOW, Saturday, June 23, at 2 pm.

LAXART, 7000 Santa Monica Boulevard, Hollywood.

laxart.org/alternative-spaces-that-was-then-this-is-now

Catherine OpieHamza2013. © Catherine Opie. Image courtesy the artist and Regen Projects, Los Angeles.
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