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  • Silke Otto-Knapp is a painter and associate professor of painting and drawing at UCLA. 
     
    She has had recent one-person exhibitions at Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles; Galerie Buchholz, Berlin; the Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive; Greengrassi, London; Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London; Kunstverein Munich, Germany; Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York; the Banff Centre, Canada; Modern Art Oxford, UK; and Tate Britain, London.
     
  • Sergej Jensen

    Mar 31| Lectures
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    Sergej Jensen’s work draws on a wide range of materials and formal references. Primarily known for his textile works, his lyrical compositions incorporate a variety of fabrics, from burlap and linen to silk and wool.
     
    He recently exhibited his work in the show "Classic" at Regen Projects, and his work is also included in LACMA's show "Variations: Conversations in and around Abstract Painting.”
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  • Otis College of Art and Design Fine Arts Department presents the film collaborative from Berlin OJOBOCA.

     

    Thursday April 2nd, 2015
    7pm in Ahmanson Hall, lower-level screening room.
    9045 Lincoln Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90045

     

  • Chen Tamir is a distinguished Israeli curator and art writer based in Tel Aviv, where she works at the Center for Contemporary Art. She was listed by Artslant as one of 15 curators to watch in 2015. Until recently she was based in New York working as an independent curator and also as Executive Director of Flux Factory, a non-profit arts center in Queens, NY, where she founded an acclaimed residency program and set up a thriving institution. Chen holds an M.A. from Bard College's Center for Curatorial Studies, a B.A. in Anthropology, and a B.F.A. in Visual Art from York University.

  • Rea Tajiri

    Apr 07| Lectures
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    Rea Tajiri is a New York based filmmaker and educator who has written and directed an eclectic body of dramatic, experimental, and documentary films currently in commercial and educational distribution. She is also an Associate Professor at Temple University in the Film Media Arts Department.
     
    Learn more about the artist here.
     
  • Dusk to Dusk

    Apr 11| Exhibition
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    James Aldridge, The Gathering, 2010, Acrylic on canvas


    Dusk to Dusk: Unsettled, Unraveled, Unreal

    April 11 - July 26, 2015  |  Gallery Hours: Tue-Fri 10-5 / Thu 10-7 / Sat-Sun 12-4

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Feb 19, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
Weeding - illustration from 12th C. French ManuscriptIt’s not what you weed—it’s what you leave. By the Library entrance, you may have noticed that there are many books being given away. That’s because in preparation for our move to a new space in 2016, we are weeding the collection. People sometimes get emotional about weeding in libraries. Just like with a garden, [more]
Jan 7, 2015
Millard Sheets Library
26 gasoline stations cover2The College Book Art Association (CBAA) meets at Scripps College in Claremont, this weekend (January 9-10). Ed Ruscha will be the closing speaker Saturday evening and his artist’s book Twentysix Gasoline Stations will be discussed earlier in the day by a panel that includes Cynthia Marsh, former chair of our Communication Arts Dept. and now [more]
Nov 19, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Stages-of-the-Hajj-by-Daniel-MellisBy Jenny Kim BOOKING THE JOURNEY at Otis College of Art and Design library showcases a display of artist’s books that thoughtfully express the experience of one’s journey. The exhibition encourages a different perspective of exploration and discovery through sharing. There are many books on display, but the one that spoke to me is Daniel [more]
Nov 13, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Hope that everyone is enjoying the term. We have some announcements about the research and subscription databases available to the Otis community. If you have any questions or comments, please let us know. Going, Going, Gone World Folklore and Folklife Our subscription to World Folklore and Folklife is ending on December 31, 2014. Please plan [more]
Nov 10, 2014
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LIbrary-staff-in-costume-under-bannerAs promised, the Millard Sheets Library participated in the Otis Bite ‘n Flight. Zombies librarians took over, including hacking our web site. Alas, we did not win, but we had lots of fun decorating!
Oct 23, 2014
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Cyclops-and-VickiUndeterred by the Cyclops in our midst, the “Odyssey Travelers” enjoyed a day-long celebration of Homer’s epic poem last Saturday. The event included activities at Loyola Marymount’s Archaeology Center and Laband Art Gallery, the Westchester/Loyola Village Branch of the LA Public Library, and the Millard Sheets Library at Otis and was part of the L.A. [more]
Oct 7, 2014
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Library PumpkinsWe have officially welcomed the Halloween Spirits into our Otis Library. Stop by and enjoy! October 31st the library will participate in the Otis Bite and Flight.
Oct 6, 2014
Millard Sheets Library
Odyssey-FestivalThe cyclops Polyphemus is usually found in the pages of Homer’s The Odyssey but on Saturday Oct. 18 he’ll also be leading a day of festivities in Westchester. The festival is a collaboration between the Westchester-Loyola Village branch library; Loyola Marymount University’s Classics and Archaeology Dept., Laband Art Gallery, and William H. Hannon Library; and [more]