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KCET on Alumnus Mario Ybarra Jr.’s Residency at 18th Street Arts Center

Slanguage Speaks Slanguage

By Betty Marín
 

The L.A. Times Reviews Fine Arts Alumnus Gajin Fujita's paintings at L.A. Louver

Brands, symbols and emblems in Gajin Fujita's paintings at L.A. Louver

By David Pagel
 
Ten years ago, billboards across Southern California proclaimed that the baseball team then known as the Anaheim Angels had become the Los Angeles Angels. Fans got mad.
 
Long-standing lovers of the Anaheim Angels felt betrayed. Die-hard Dodgers supporters felt that their turf had been violated. Less passionate observers saw the name change as a corporate maneuver to grab a larger market share.
 

Alumni Exhibit: Sally Bruno, New Paintings

Sally Bruno

New Paintings

 
June 27 – August 15, 2015
 
Opening Reception:
Saturday, June 27, 2015 
6 – 8 pm
 
LAM Gallery 
913 North Highland Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90038
 

Otis Pop-Up

A temporary gallery store featuring alumni artists and designers, curated by Robert Apodaca, Owner, Fifth Floor Gallery.

 

Reception for Alumni and Friends of Otis
July 25, 3-5pm
RSVP Required

Alumnus John Baldessari Honored at MOCA Gala

Ed Ruscha, China Chow, and Janelle Monae Party Up a Storm at MOCA Gala 2015 Honoring John Baldessari

By Janelle Zara
 
“The end of boring art, the pelicans in the desert… Carrots. And parrots. Green peas… The art historian Clement Greenberg. All the drugs driving from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara. God. God's nose."
 

Alumni Summer Exhibitions

Jesse Benson ('03 MFA Fine Arts), Michael Benevento Gallery 

Open through May 23

L.A. Times review: Jesse Benson and the 'Dragnet' aesthetic: Just the facts 
 

The Kitchen Spring Gala Honors Alumna Kim Gordon

The Kitchen, one of New York City’s oldest nonprofit spaces showing innovative work by emerging and established artists across disciplines, will honor Fine Arts alumna Kim Gordon (’77) and Dan Graham during its Spring Gala Benefit on May 21, 2015. 

Fine Arts Alumnus Kerry James Marshall to Exhibit at the 2015 Venice Biennale

The artist list for the main exhibition of the 56th Venice Biennale has been released, and Fine Arts alumnus James Marshall ('78) is one of the exhibiting artists. According to Artnet, “All the World's Futures," curated by Okwui Enwezor, promises to be a politically and socially minded show.

The L.A. Times Reviews Alum Jesse Benson's Solo Exhibition

Jesse Benson and the 'Dragnet' aesthetic: Just the facts

By Christopher Knight
 
Combating public corruption comes about midway down the list of official priorities for the FBI. Seven recent small oil paintings on panel by Jesse Benson take the agency at its word, albeit in an unexpected way.
 

I-D Names Fashion Design Alumna Sonia Boyajian a Top LA Designer

5 los angeles designers you should know

 
Name: Sonia Boyajian
Age: 35
Known for: Bejeweled necklaces and bracelets with family heirloom appeal, and collaborating with Bernhard Willhelm.
Hometown: Los Angeles
LA neighborhood: Hollywood
Inspiration: Ancient cities, craft, nature and rituals.
Style icon: Grace Coddington
Studio soundtrack: The Bee Gees
LA design heroes: Sonia Eram at Mameg shop and Johnstone Marklee architects

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