"Women in the City" is an ongoing viral public art exhibition spread throughout the streets of Los Angeles.
Why "Women in the City?" One of the fundamental achievements of the historical feminist movement was... more >
WoR @ ForYourArt - Benefit Edition No. 1
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Eternity Forever's Evening Program: 11/11/10
TICKETED EVENT SOLD OUT ** 6:30 – The first group of guests are greeted by monsters and spirits for a late-night walk-through of the historic Mountain View Cemetery and Mausoleum followed by the much anticipated final appearance of The Spirit Girls on the planet, on Altadena soil. 8:00 The Spirit Girls arrive to their final destination to perform a live-score to the world premier of Marnie Weber’s new film Eternal Heart. Following the screening, The Spirit Girls will play a selection of their greatest hits. 9:15 Marnie Weber, Spirit Girls, Monsters and friends will lead a procession to the absolute debut of Weber’s new works at the Mausoleum Art Gallery. For more information or to purchase tickets please call West of Rome Public Art at (626) 793-1504 or visit our websites at www.westofrome.org and www.womeninthecity.org. Mountain View Cemetery 2300 N. Marengo Ave., Altadena, CA 91001
Jennifer Bolande's Plywood Curtains arrive in Pasadena
West of Rome Public Art is pleased to announce Jennifer Bolande's "Plywood Curtains", a series of site-specific sculptural installations designed to activate the windows of empty storefronts all over the greater Los Angeles area. Bolande's highly anticipated project has started to go up in Pasadena: 1347 Colorado Blvd.... and 496-500 South Lake Ave. Watch for this project to grow and expand throughout the city over the next year!
Don't Miss Ongoing Installations!
Sunset Strip is where it's at! Visit Barbara Kruger's "Plenty" video billboards atop the Key Club (9039 Sunset Blvd) and opposite the Hyatt Hotel (8410 W. Sunset Blvd). Catch Cindy Sherman's "Untitled Film Still" billboard next to the House of Blues (Sunset & Olive). And, as you make your way up to Hollywood & Highland Center, be sure to visit Sherman's "Untitled Film Still" billboard on Orange St (one block north of Hollywood Blvd).
Women in the City on YouTube
Video footage of installation by Museum/ of/ Traffic.
Jenny Holzer's Survival Series Stickers in the LA Weekly
For the February 14th issue of the LA Weekly, Jenny Holzer designed stickers printed with aggressive slogans from her Survival Series, which first appeared in 1983. Stickers are disseminated to a broad audience within this print edition as a form of propaganda to spark a reaction and propel you into an act of questioning with slogans such as: THE BEGINNING OF WAR WILL BE A SECRET DIE FAST AND QUIET WHEN THEY INTERROGATE YOU OR LIVE SO LONG THAT THEY ARE ASHAMED TO HURT YOU ANYMORE The Hollywood/West Hollywood area will get an extra treat! Holzer's stickers will also be included in the February 21st issue
Louise Lawler's Birdcalls
Women in the City presents Louise Lawler’s Birdcalls Experience the work with the artist February 11, 3:30 PM The Lily Ponds Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens 1151 Oxford Road San Marino, CA 91108 www.huntington.org General Admission: $15 Seniors (65+): $12 Students: $10 Children (5-11): $6 Birdcalls (1972/2008) is an audio artwork by conceptual artist Louise Lawler that transforms the names of famous male artists into a bird song, parroting names such as Artschwager, Beuys, Ruscha and Warhol, in an inspired mockery of conditions of privilege and recognition given to male artists at that time. The sound installation will be audible in two locations on the Huntington’s grounds from February 9 through March. Louise Lawler’s Birdcalls is one part of Women in the City, a viral public art exhibition that takes place throughout Los Angeles beginning February 9, 2008. The exhibition features works by Lawler, Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, and Cindy Sherman.
Louise Lawler’s A Movie will be shown without the picture
February 14, 7:30 PM Aero Theatre 1328 Montana Avenue (at 14th Street) Santa Monica, CA 90405 www.americancinematheque.com General Admission: $10 Seniors 65+/Students with valid ID: $8 Tickets available at www.fandango.com ; The work was originally presented at the Aero Theatre in 1979. It will be reprised on February 14 with a reception honoring Lawler and Women in the City in Theatre’s lobby following the screening.
New York Times Magazine
Coverage in the January 28, 2008 issue.
François Pinault Foundation
The Broad Art Foundation
Pasadena Arts Council
Nov 13, 2010 – Dec 20, 2010
Based in Los Angeles, Weber is an artist who creates works of fantasy and fiction utilizing... more >
1 Mountain View Cemetery & Mausoleum 2300 N. Marengo Ave., Altadena, CA 91001
Jul 09, 2010 – Jan 13, 2011
Emerging in the early eighties, Bolande pioneered in an intuitive form of conceptualism using... more >
1 Plywood Curtains at 496/500 South Lake, Pasadena, CA (Two stores adjacent to each other)
2 Plywood Curtains at 1347 East Colorado Pasadena, CA (Between Allen and Holliston)
3 Plywood Curtains at The ICON, 5450 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 Ended January 13, 2011
4 Plywood Curtains at 995 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012 (Chinatown) Ended December 31, 2010
5 Plywood Curtains at Ace Gallery - Los Angeles, Institute Of Contemporary Art, The Wilshire Tower 5514 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036
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Mar 03, 2008 – Apr 04, 2008
Early in her career, Holzer began to use text to manipulate the language of pop culture. She developed slogans that were... more >
1 Inflammatory Essays Posters in Silver Lake, Melrose, Hollywood, and Venice Beach. Ended March 16, 2008
2 Inflammatory Essays (1979-82/2008) Posters at the Standard Hotel Downtown, 550 S. Flower at 6th Street. Ended April 1, 2008
3 Survival Series (1983-85/2008) Stickers in the LA Weekly. February 14th & 21st, 2008
4 Survival Series (1983-85/2008) and Inflammatory Essays (1979-82/2008) Theaters, clubs, concert venues, retail stores, music stores, hotels, metro stations, and cafes.
5 Truisms (1977-79/2008) Zipscreen at Hollywood Blvd and Highland Avenue. Ended March 16, 2008
6 Truisms (1977-79/2008) Jumbotron at Hollywood & Highland Plaza. Ended March 6, 2008
7 Truisms (1977-79/2008) Marquee at the Roosevelt Hotel, 7000 Hollywood Blvd, LA (Hollywood Blvd and N. Orange Dr.). Ends April 4, 2008
Feb 04, 2008 – Mar 17, 2008
Kruger's work emerged in the late 1970s, in an era that developed ideologies now considered postmodern, when... more >
1 Plenty (2008) Video billboard on the top tier of LACMA West, visible from Fairfax Ave at 6th St. Ended March 17, 2008 (3 min.15 sec. looping)
2 Plenty (2008) Video billboard at 8410 W. Sunset (opposite Hyatt Hotel), West Hollywood. (3 min.15 sec. fragmented between ads)
3 Plenty (2008) Video billboard at 9039 Sunset Blvd (Key Club), West Hollywood. (3 min.15 sec. fragmented between ads)
Feb 08, 2008 – Mar 24, 2008
Lawler's most renowned photographic work questions how an artwork becomes historicized, by capturing... more >
1 Birdcalls (1972-81/2008) Sound installation at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino. Ended March 24
3 A Movie will be shown without the picture (1979/2008) Screening at the American Cinematheque, Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue at 14th St, Santa Monica, on February 14, 2008 at 7:30 pm
Feb 06, 2008 – May 01, 2008
She emerged onto the New York scene in the early 1980s alongside post-feminism and punk, yet her... more >
1 Untitled Film Still (1977-1980/2008) Billboard facing Orange St at Hollywood & Highland Center.
2 Untitled Film Still (1977-1980/2008) Billboard at Hollywood Plaza at Hollywood & Highland Center. Ended March 19, 2008
3 Untitled Film Still (1977-1980/2008) Billboard at Sunset Blvd at the corner of Sunset Blvd and Olive St, West Hollywood.
4 Untitled Film Still (1977-1980/2008) Billboard at Wilshire Blvd and Fairfax Ave. Ended March 31, 2008