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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.

THE ’90S AT REGEN PROJECTS

Regen Projects’ Spring 2017 show is an extraordinary survey of art from the 1990s.

WHAT I LOVED: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE ’90S includes Catherine Opie’s Vaginal Davis and Justin Bond; Glenn Ligon’s Untitled (I Remember the Very Day); Lari Pittman’s Existential and Needy; Karen Kilimnik’s Actresses sisters as murderers; erotic work from Wolfgang Tillmans, Marilyn Minter, and Cindy Sherman; Elizabeth Peyton’s Stephen Malkmus; Jack Pierson’s large collage tribute to ’50s iconography, Self Portrait (James Dean); Mike Kelley’s Party Girl; wall texts by Kara Walker and Lawrence Weiner; and an extensive series of drawings by Raymond Pettibon. Sixty works by 27 artists are on view.

WHAT I LOVED: SELECTED WORKS FROM THE ’90S, through April 13, 2017.

REGEN PROJECTS, Los Angeles

regenprojects.com/exhibitions/what-i-loved-selected-works-from-the-90s

Glenn Ligon, Runaways [detail] 1993 Suite of 10 lithographs 16 x 12 inches each Courtesy Regen Projects Los Angeles

Glenn Ligon, Runaways [detail]1993
Suite of 10 lithographs
16 x 12 inches each
Courtesy Regen Projects Los Angeles