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Saturday, April 4, 2009
Tonight at LACMA
Late Night Art
April 4, 2009 8 pm–midnight
TWO ACCLAIMED EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures Franz West: To Build a House You Start with the Roof, Work: 1972–2008
DJ/VJs STRAIGHT FROM BERLIN Pioneer video scratcher Safy Sniper and independent filmmaker, curator, DJ Christine Lang
INTERACTIVE ART MAKING Engage with playful work derivative of Franz West’s Adaptives with Finishing School
IN-GALLERY READINGS New Yorker staff writer and author of Honey and Junk Dana Goodyear Poet, journalist, art critic, and Art Center teacher Amy Gerstler Winner of the Berlin Prize Fellowship and the Lannan Literary Award for poetry, author August Kleinzahler Writing students from USC read work inspired by the Franz West exhibition
LIVE MUSIC Tom Peters performing Hanne Darboven’s Wunschkonzerte Opera 17 A&B and 18 A&B on double bass
FOOD & DRINK Sausages on the grill with German ale and wine
ADMISSION Call 323 857-6010 or stop by the LACMA Box Office for tickets ($10). Advance purchase only available until March 27. tickets may also be purchased at the event.
In-kind media support provided by LA Weekly.
Education programs at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art are supported in part by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs and the William Randolph Hearst Endowment Fund for Arts Education. Funding for the DJ/VJ has been provided by the Goethe-Institut, Los Angeles. The Readings have been organized by Brighde Mullins, Director, Master of Professional Writing Program, USC.