THURSDAY, MAY 31
Liz Glynn: gold after gold
Redling Fine Art (Hollywood)
10 a.m.-5 p.m.
Bring a piece of gold (jewelry, coinage, dental fillings) to Redling Fine Art from May 31-June 16 where one of their representatives will photograph, measure and weigh the piece. The price for your surrogate will be set at 125 percent the days trading value of gold plus a small fee. Then Liz Glynn will make a paper trash replica of your jewelry, and it will then be memorialized in Bronze and plated in 24 karat gold. Finally, your surrogate will arrive at your door in 4-6 weeks.
SATURDAY, JUNE 2
Made in L.A. 2012: Public Opening
Hammer Museum (Westwood), LA><ART (Culver City), Barnsdall Art Park (Los Feliz)
11 a.m.-5 p.m., 12-3 p.m., 2-5 p.m.
Opening of the Hammer Museum and LA><ART's first large-scale biennial survey of the work of Los Angeles-based artists. "Made in L.A. 2012" will present the work of artists in the early stages of their careers alongside that of mid-career artists. The majority of works on view were created specifically for the exhibition and reveal the array of practices found in Los Angeles. Spread throughout the Hammer Museum, LA><ART, and the LA Municipal Gallery at the Barnsdall Art Park, "Made in L.A. 2012" will feature figurative and abstract painting, sculpture, video installation, site- and situation-specific works, photography, works on paper, and a series of performances and public programs.
Culver City Roundup
Various Locations (Culver City)
Exhibition openings, events, and programs include: "Slanguage: This Is a Takeover!" at LA><ART; Gustavo Godoy's "Vacant Mounds and Markers" and Jill Magid's "Failed States" at Honor Fraser; Anna Betbeze's "Wormholes" at
Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol
LACMA (Miracle Mile)
11 a.m.-8 p.m.
Opening Day of a new exhibition by Los Angeles-based multimedia artist Sharon Lockhart, who considers the legacy of Noa Eshkol, the Israeli dance composer, theorist, and textile artist who created a notation system capable of describing every perceptible movement of the body. Conceived as a two-person exhibition, "Sharon Lockhart | Noa Eshkol" presents Eshkol's achievements through a new five-channel film installation, a series of photographs, and a selection of Eshkol's carpets, scores, and archival drawings. The exhibition was designed by Los Angeles-based architects Frank Escher and Ravi GuneWardena. On view through September 9, 2012.
SUNDAY, JUNE 3
Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour
Meet at Flying Pigeon (Cypress Park)
Presented by de LaB, the fourth Annual Design-n-Dim Sum Bike Tour will feature a Sunday morning bike ride through L.A.'s neighborhoods, stopping at design studios along the way, and ending in Chinatown for a dim sum brunch.