Well it’s almost August, which means only one more month until the art world goes on hiatus until fall. That said, there’s still no shortage of things to see or do in the LA art scene.
SOFT TARGET, a group show organized by PHIL CHANG and MATTHEW PORTER | M+B Gallery
If you missed the opening, be sure to stop by M+B Gallery in July to check out this summer group show. Expertly curated and displaying a diverse and compelling group of works Soft Target is a can’t miss.
Open June 26th through August 30th.
STEVE MCQUEEN – Drumroll | MOCA
Drumroll takes as its centerpiece the artist’s 1998 video installation Drumroll, a 2004 partial and promised gift from Blake Byrne to MOCA’s Permanent Collection. The exhibition also includes a selection of works from Barrage (1998), McQueen’s series of fifty-six photographs of gutter “dams” found along the streets of Paris. The exhibition is organized by MOCA curator Bennett Simpson.
OPENNESS AND CLARITY: COLOR FIELD WORKS FROM THE 1960S AND 1970S curated by Hayden Dunbar | Honor Fraser Gallery
Honor Fraser Gallery presents Openness and Clarity: Color Field Works from the 1960s and 1970s, curated by Hayden Dunbar. On view from June 7 through August 2, 2014, including works by Josef Albers, Anthony Caro, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, Robert Motherwell, Kenneth Noland, Jules Olitski, and Frank Stella.
JOE GOODE – Flat Screen Nature | Kohn Gallery
Kohn Gallery presents new works by iconic, SoCal based, Light and Space artist, Joe Goode. The much anticipated exhibition will explore ideas and investigations made by the artist over his distinguished fifty year career.
Opening July 12th running through August 29th.
SQUARES | Francois Ghebaly
(Group show) featuring square works by Lisa Anne Auerbach, Davide Balula, Dan Bayles, Neïl Beloufa, Edwin Chan, Thomas Altheimer (Tom Dane), Cem Dinlenmiş, Nilbar Güreş, Hatice Güleryüz, Ivan Grubanov, Michael Hardt, Thomas Hirschhorn, Nikita Kadan, Joel Kyack, Sylvère Lotringer (foreign agent), Pode Bal, Ariel Schlesinger, Slavs and Tatars, Extrastruggle, thepeople71, Sergio Torres-Torres, Mona Vatamanu & Florin Tudor, Andra Ursuta. Some of the work may blow up in your face, but at least there’s another work to put the fire out.
June 14th – July 12th
MUSIC AT THE HAMMER MUSEUM | The Hammer Museum
It may not be the PS1 block party but there’s nothing like DJ’s and love music to and partying under the stars to remind you why you live in this city. Every Thursday night in July starting at 7:30. And it’s free.