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Founded in 2009, Durden and Ray is comprised of 24 artist/curators who work together to create exhibition opportunities at their downtown Los Angeles gallery as well as in concert with artist groups and gallery spaces around the world. Durden and Ray concentrates on small, tightly curated group shows at the gallery, organized by the members, and hosts international artists as part of a commitment to global exchange and alternative networks. The Durden and Ray model expressly overlaps multiple strategies, including the commercial potential and visual identity of a gallery, the democratic structure of an artist group, the potential to create collaborative works of art in the manner of a collective, and the shared fiscal support of its programs by group members and project partners similar to a nonprofit organization. Durden and Ray is committed both to individual praxis and to shared aims of curatorial experimentation, visual research, and artistic exchange with international partners.
1923 S Santa Fe Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90021
Monte Vista Projects is an artist-run space. Through exhibitions, lectures, events and performances, MVP has served as a space to share ideas and cultivate exhibitions articulated in experiments and play. We also encourage forms which break entirely from these existent threads. MVP is a self-determining space– a space that speaks to the ways in which we are scripted to produce as artists and creatives. We believe this position allows us to visualize patterns of making in order to break from them. Since 2007, MVP has collaborated with artists and practitioners in and around the greater Los Angeles arts community. We are especially interested in working with under-represented artists and minorities. In addition to curated shows organized by board members, exhibition proposals are accepted year round.
1206 Maple Avenue, 5th floor, #523, Los Angeles, CA 90015
Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art (SFSIA) is a nomadic, intensive summer academy with shifting programs in contemporary critical theory. SFSIA stresses an interdisciplinary approach to understanding the relationship between art and politics. The program consists of seminar-style lectures, deep readings, and workshops. An evening lecture program is free and open to the public. We encourage all genre of artists, film-makers, poets, philosophers, architects, critical theorists, and curators whose practice could use an invigorating jolt of new theory to consider applying for the program. SFSIA originated in Saas-Fee, Switzerland in 2015 and migrated to Berlin, Germany in 2016 where it is currently hosted by Spike. In 2019, an additional program will be hosted by Performance Space New York. The institute was founded by artist and theorist Warren Neidich and co-directed by art critic and poet Barry Schwabsky. Sarrita Hunn is the artistic coordinator.
C/O HYPERION TAVERN 1941 HYPERION AVE.LOS ANGELES, CA 90027
11851 La Grange Ave., Los Angeles, CA, 90025
LOS ANGELES, CA
1600 WESTGATE AVE. #208 LOS ANGELES, CA 90025
812 N. HIGHLAND AVE. LOS ANGELES, CA 90038
7000 Santa Monica Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90038
2045 S. La Cienega Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90034
12818 VENICE BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90066
836 S. PARK VIEW ST. UNIT 8 LOS ANGELES, CA 90057
2524 1/2 JAMES M WOOD BLVD. LOS ANGELES CA 90006
3006 w 7th st.#220 Los Angeles CA 90005
Mission LACE both champions and challenges the art of our time by fostering artists who innovate, explore, and risk. We move within and beyond our four walls to provide opportunities for diverse publics to engage deeply with contemporary art. In doing so, we further dialogue and participation between and among artists and those audiences.
6522 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
6775 Santa Monica Blvd., #5, Los AngelEs, CA 90038
1904 E. 7TH PL. LOS ANGELES, CA 90021
440 S. BROADWAY LOS ANGELES, CA 90013
2806 Clearwater St. Los Angeles, CA 90039
3416 GLENDALE BLVD. LOS ANGELES, CA 90039