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  • Tim Walsh, is the inventor of the board game Blurt!, which sold more than a milion copies. Tim has lincesned toy and game concepts to Hasbro, Mattel, Brio, Educational Insights, Imagine Entertaiment, and others. Be inspired and entertained by the stories behind the creation of blockbuster toys and games.

     

  • James Hannaham

    Jan 25| Lectures
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    James Hannaham is the author of the novels Delicious Foods, which won the 2016 PEN/Faulkner Award, and God Says No, a Stonewall Honor Book and a Lambda Literary Award finalist.

  • Opening Reception and Acoustic Event: “Tuning the Room” lead by Gregory Lenczycki and Ken Goerres. Gastronomic tuning tastings and elixirs provided by Eden Batki.
     

  • The measure and alterations of Craycroft’s “room tuning” are framed in relation to its setting within the art gallery of an art school. In the wake of the U.S. presidential election, and in anticipation of the exhibition runtime falling during the first months of the new administration, Tuning the Room is a proposal to pay attention to the role that art and art education play in how voices are heard.

  • Robin Coste Lewis won the National Book Award for Voyage of the Sable Venus. Her writing has appeared in The Massachusetts Review, Callaloo, The Harvard Gay & Lesbian Review, Transition: Women in Literary Arts, VIDA, Phantom Limb, and Lambda Literary Review. She has taught at Wheaton, Hunter, Hampshire, and the NYU Low-Residency MFA in Paris. Lewis is a fellow of Cave Canem and of the Los Angeles Institute for the Humanities, as well as a Provost’s Fellow in Poetry and Visual Studies at USC.

  • Artist Anna Craycroft, of the current exhibition Tuning the Room in Ben Maltz Gallery, in discussion with artist and curator Micah Silver.

  • Solmaz Sharif

    Mar 01| Lectures
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    Solmaz Sharif’s first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press and is a 2016 National Book Award finalist. Her poetry has appeared in the New Republic, Granta, Poetry, and other journals. Her first collection, Look, was recently published by Graywolf Press. A former Stegner Fellow, she is currently a lecturer at Stanford University and lives in the Bay Area.

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Fine Arts presents Yutaka Sone, who works in many mediums but primarily makes sculpture.  Sone studied fine art and architecture at Tokyo Geijutsu University, and has had solo shows at the Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art in London, Kunsthalle Bern in Switzerland, Aspen Art Museum in Colorado, Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, MOCA in Los Angeles, and Toyota Municipal Museum of Art in Japan.  His work is featured in permenant collections at The Art Institute of Chicago, Mori Art Museum, MoMA, the Tate Gallery in London, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

 

Open to all. Series organized by Photography Director Soo Kim.

February 2014
05
Lectures
Yutaka Sone - Visiting Artist Lecture
11:00AM - 12:15PM The Forum - Ahmanson Building, 1st floor
Open to the Public
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February 2014
05
2014-02-05 11:00 2014-02-05 12:15
Lectures
Yutaka Sone - Visiting Artist Lecture
11:00AM - 12:15PM | The Forum - Ahmanson Building, 1st floor
9045 Lincoln Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90405
Open to the Public
Free Icon