Culver City Events and Openings
At David Kordansky Gallery, Mary Weatherford: Los Angeles, an exhibition of paintings and sculptural works by the Los Angeles-based painter, opens from 6-8pm. Los Angeles addresses the concept of place through paintings and sculptural elements made of neon lighting. Read a 2012 conversation between Weatherford and artist Alex Israel here. Los Angeles is on view through May 31, 2014. Meleko Mokgosi opens at Honor Fraser Gallery from 6-8pm. In this show, the Botswana-born, Mohn Award recipient, Brooklyn-based artist presents the final chapters of his three-year long history painting project Pax Kaffraria.
At China Art Objects, Julia Dault’s Rhythm Nation 2014, featuring recent paintings and a new sculpture made on site, opens from 6-8pm. Stanya Kahn: Don’t Go Back to Sleep, which include the premiere of a feature-length video, opens at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects from 6-8pm.
Beverly Hills Events and Openings
Gagosian Gallery hosts an opening for Thomas Ruff: Photograms and Negatives from 6-8pm. This show features works made using the camera-less technique called the photogram and is on view through May 31, 2014. In West Hollywood, Matthew Marks Gallery hosts a reception for Terry Winters: Patterns In a Chromatic Field and Luigi Ghirri: La Città from 3-5pm. These shows includes new paintings by Winters and thirty vintage color prints from the early 1970s by Italian photographer Ghirri.
West Hollywood Events and Openings
Allen Ruppersberg: Great Speckled Bird opens at Gemini G.E.L. from 4-7pm. A collaborative project with Gemini G.E.L. workshop, this new print spans more than twenty feet. At ltd Los Angeles in Hollywood, Wouter van Riessen: Variations on a Painting, a group of new paintings inspired by studies of Vincent Van Gogh’s Fifteen Sunflowers in a Vase, opens from 4-6pm. At Overduin & Co. in Hollywood, a performance by Math Bass featuring Eden Batki, Lauren Davis Fisher, and Lee Relvas takes place at 3pm.
Downtown and Eastside Events and Openings
Cogwheels Carved in Wood, a group show featuring works by artists including Derek Boshier and Sean Kennedy, opens at Night Gallery from 7-10pm. The SCI-ARC Undergraduate Thesis and Spring Show takes place at SCI-ARC from 5-7pm and includes student work from all programs. At Materials and Applications in Silverlake, La Cage aux Folles, a courtyard installation made from bent pipe by Warren Techentin Architecture, opens from 4-8pm, and After Noise, an exhibition by Los Angeles-based artists Gala Porras-Kim, Elana Mann, and Susan Silton, opens at Thomas Solomon Gallery in Chinatown from 6-8pm.