Each week, ForYourArt highlights select events to help you PLAN ForYourArt. SEE, KNOW, COLLECT, and ENJOY the best of Los Angeles art and culture.
CULVER CITY OPENINGS
Various Locations (Culver City)
On Thursday, March 17, the opening reception for two new exhibitions: Steve Roden's Stone's Thrown, and Olga Koumoundouros' Poor Pension Math at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects. On Saturday, March 19, the opening reception for an exhibition featuring the paintings and sculpture of Los Angeles-based artist Henry Taylor at Blum and Poe. Also on Saturday, the opening reception for two exhibitions of work: new paintings by Henry Lewis in The Absence of Light by Henry Lewis, and new chandeliers by Adam Wallacavage in Dreamhome Heartaches from 7-10pm at Corey Helford Gallery.
THURSDAY, MARCH 17
Hahn-Bin: The Five Poisons
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
A performance by Young Concert Artists Prize-winning violinist Hahn-Bin. Melding classical music with pop performance art in a repertoire that includes John Cage, Chopin, Debussy, and Ravel, the performance will be divided into three chapters of compositions: Ignorance, Anger and Pride, Desire and Jealousy. Hahn-Bin will be accompanied by pianist John Blacklow.
FRIDAY, MARCH 18
Rikrit Tiravanija: Murder & Mayhem 2011
The opening reception for a new exhibition by Rikrit Tiravanija, featuring Nico Dokx.
SATURDAY, MARCH 19
David Lynch: New Paintings and Sculpture
William Griffin Gallery (Santa Monica)
The opening reception for an exhibition of new painting and sculpture by artist David Lynch. Lynch, known as a filmmaker and director who has produced critically acclaimed films such as Eraserhead, Elephant Man, Blue Velvet, Lost Highway, Mulholland Drive, and Inland Empire, engages a visual arts practice that is integral to his vision as a filmmaker but also comprises a body of work in its own right.
Scott Campbell: Noblesse Oblige
OHWOW (West Hollywood)
The opening day for an inaugural exhibition for the OHWOW Los Angeles gallery, a solo exhibition of recent work by New York-based artist Scott Campbell. Campbell's work uses copper, currency, graphite, ink and neon to transform tattoo subculture iconography. Expanding his use of cut currency, Campbell sources uncut sheets of dollars directly from the United States Mint to create large, intricate work with a sunken relief effect.