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MOCA LA

FullSizeRender.jpg-1.jpegI Will Not Make Any More Boring Art [Wallpaper] // John Baldessari // vinyl // 2000/2015

At MOCA Grand in Downtown Los Angeles “Selections from the Permanent Collection” are on view. Artists such as Dan Flavin, Chris Burden, Gordon Matta-Clark and John Baldessari are just a few of the many artists currently showcased. These were a few of my favorites.

1f91fc7d-b747-4e12-9637-9ba2c67fc9c8Red Beatts // John Chamberlain // painted & chromium plated steel // 1988

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“monument” for V. Tatlin // Dan Flavin // 1969

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Hell Gate // Chris Burden // Metal toy construction parts (Meccano and Erector) & wood // 1998-1999

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Office Baroque // Gordon Matta-Clark // parquet wood flooring, drywall & wood with Cibachrome print on masonite // 1977

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Shore // Pierre Huyghe // sanded wall, pigments & turtle fossil // 2013

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Little Light / Jac Leirner // electric cable, socket, blue & nails // 2005

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Je Respire (avec Duchamp) // Tony Feher // vinyl flagging tape & painter’s tape // 2016

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We Are The People // Sam Durant // vinyl text on electric sign // 2003

LACMA Outside

fullsizerender-36Primal Palm Garden // Robert Irwin // Photograpbys by Philipp Scholz Rittermann

When thinking of outdoor art at LACMA “Urban Lights” and “Levitation” comes to mind. But lets make sure we don’t forget the other wonders you can find outside the museum walls such as the large Alexander Calder fountain “Three Quintains (Hello Girls) and Robert Irwin’s “Primal Palm Garden,” (which you can also see in photographs by Philipp Scholz Rittermann inside LACMA’s Ahmanson Building). But perhaps the most intriguing, the white and black square that reads “Like, Man, I’m Tired (of Waiting). Maybe it relates to the long wait to see “Rain Room”? You tell me.

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Three Quintains (Hello Girls) // Alexander Calder // 1964 // sculpture // sheet metal, paint, motor // Overall: 275 x 288 in