Saturday, April 4, 2009
Tonight at LACMA
Late Night Art
April 4, 2009
TWO ACCLAIMED EXHIBITIONS ON VIEW
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures
Franz West: To Build a House You Start with the Roof,
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
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
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
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.
Header image: A.R. Penck, Der Übergang (Passage), 1963 (detail), oil on canvas, 37 x 47 1/4 in (94 x 120 cm), Sammlung Ludwig, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, © A.R. Penck