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  • Rendering female models and celebrities on large-scale canvases and with quick, expressive brushstrokes, painter Katherine Bernhardt examines representations of beauty in mainstream media and fashion photography. She paints her subjects with severe, exaggerated features and emaciated limbs that sometimes morph into abstraction, recalling the works of Pablo Picasso. “Some people ask if I hate the models I paint,” she says. “I say no, I don't hate them.

  • UpCycle Day 2014!

    Sep 03| Special Event
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    Join us for the 3rd Annual UpCycle Day!

    Learn about the Resource Exchange

    Bring your excess supplies and materials to share and trade. 

    Stock up for the school year with Free supplies and materials. 

    Help divert our collective waste from ending up in landfills.

     

  • Forrest Gander

    Sep 03| Lectures
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    Otis Books/Seismicity Editions is pleased to publish Panic Cure: Poetry from Spain for the 21st Century, an anthology of poems from eleven contemporary Spanish poets, active from the 1960s through the present. Selected and translated by Forrest Gander, Panic Cure is notable for its impressive range of poetic voices.

  • Jan Brandt

    Sep 04| Lectures
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  • Joel Kyack

    Sep 09| Lectures
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    JOEL KYACK Lives and works in Los Angeles.

    ghebaly.com/artists/joel-kyack

  • A dynamic portrait of the life of computer prodigy Aaron Swartz who championed free speech and data sharing, this must-see documentary premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah and was the opening night film at the 2014 Hot Docs International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. 

    We're excited the film’s director Brian Knappenberger will be our special guest speaker for the Q & A moderated by Movies that Matter series producers Judy Arthur and Perri Chasin after the screening. 

  • Koenraad Dedobbeleer lives and works in Brussels.

     

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Visiting Lecture Series

This is a weekly lecture series where artists, theorists, and curators present their own work and discuss it with the graduate student community. The Graduate Fine Arts Lecture Series takes place at the MFA Studios in Culver City.

SPRING 2014

John Tain
Martin McGeown
Dara Birnbaum
Shizu Saldamando
Lisa Lapinski
Joshua Callaghan
Amir Fallah
Jennifer West
Denise Spampinato
Judith Barry
Amalia Ulman

 

SPRING 2013

Lisa Lapinski
Vincent Lamouroux
Emilie Halpern
Emily Mast
Tone Olaf Nielsen & Morten Goll
Kenyata Hinkle
Lisa Williamson
Adam Overton
Orhan Ayyuce
Lauren Mackler
Kerry Tribe
Dani Tull
Chris Kraus
Dana Duff

    

    

FALL 2013

Derek Boshier
Serge Baghdassarians and Boris Baltschun
Steven Hull
Blake Rayne
George Porcari
Mark Leckey
Sherin Gurguis
Lara Schnitger
Anna Sew Hoy
Denise Spampinato
Adriana Lara
Charles Gaines
Wu Tsang

 

SPRING 2012

Eduardo Molinari
Alex Kitnick
Mary-Anne Ray and Robert Mangurian
Sharon Lockhart
Luis Hernandez
Jon Pestoni
Sorhab Mohebbi
Liz Glynn
Ry Rocklen
Tone Nielsen and Morten Goll
Lun*na Menoh
Francis Stark