UCLA Department of Art announces events for winter 2012
The UCLA Department of Art is offering a variety of events for the public's enjoyment this winter, including exhibitions and public lectures. Programs are subject to change. For updated information and confirmation of events, call 310-825-3281 or visit www.art.ucla.edu.
Exhibitions are at the New Wight Gallery, located in the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Center at UCLA. Hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed on campus holidays). Admission is free. All-day parking ($11) and short-term parking (payable at pay stations) are available in Lot 3 (enter the campus at Hilgard and Wyton avenues). The exhibition program of the New Wight Gallery is made possible through the generous support of Dallas Price-Van Breda.
Lectures are at the Billy Wilder Theater at the Hammer Museum, located at 10899 Wilshire Blvd., at Westwood Boulevard. Admission is free. Parking in the museum's underground lot is $3 after 6 p.m. The Visiting Artists Lecture Series is made possible through the generous support of the William D. Feldman Family Endowed Art Lecture Fund.
Feb. 16–March 1
Undergraduate Juried Exhibition
Juror: Kimberli Meyer
Discussion with Meyer: Thursday, Feb. 16, 5-6 p.m.
Opening Reception: Thursday, Feb. 16, 6-8 p.m.
Curated by Kimberli Meyer, director of the MAK Center for Art and Architecture, this exhibition features work by UCLA Department of Art undergraduate students in multiple disciplines, including painting and drawing, ceramics, new genres, photography, and sculpture.
MFA Exhibition #1
Opening reception: Thursday, March 8, 5–8 p.m.
The first of four final showcases by 2012 master of fine arts candidates in the UCLA Department of Art, MFA Exhibition #1 features work by Sarah Cromarty, Sarah Dougherty, Timo Fahler and Owen Kydd. The three other weeklong exhibitions are scheduled for the spring 2012 quarter.
FREE VISITING ARTISTS LECTURE SERIES
For additional lectures and/or schedule changes, please visit www.art.ucla.edu/events.
Thursday, Jan. 12
Wall is among the most important and influential artists working today, with his work being central to any discussion of photography in contemporary art and of the pictorial tradition more broadly. His work has been the subject of major retrospectives at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles; the Schaulager in Basel, Switzerland; the Tate Modern in London; and the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He lives in Vancouver, Canada.
Thursday, Feb. 2
Painter Mari Eastman's solo exhibitions have included those at the Cherry and Martin gallery in Los Angeles; Emily Tsingou Gallery in London; Sies + Hoeke in Düsseldorf, Germany; and Spruth and Magers Projekts in Munich. She has also participated in group exhibitions at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions; the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles; the Orange County Museum of Art; and the Hammer Museum.
Wednesday, Feb. 29
Holloway is a Los Angeles–based sculptor who recently exhibited at Marc Foxx Gallery in Los Angeles; Harris Lieberman in New York; the Approach in London; and the Pomona College Museum of Art. His work has appeared in numerous group exhibitions, including "All of this and nothing" at the Hammer Museum; "Moby Dick" and "The Wizard of Oz" at the CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts in San Francisco; and "The Uncertainty of Objects and Ideas: Recent Sculpture" at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, D.C.