A-Z West Works at the Hammer Store
The Hammer Store has a new A-Z West Works pop-up by Joshua Tree-based artist Andrea Zittel. The shop features a selection of works generated from A-Z West, the artist’s compound that serves as her home and testing grounds for living prototypes, and by High Desert Test Sites (HDTS), an arts nonprofit that promotes experimental exchanges in the High Desert.
Reflections on Solange Ferguson's Metatronia (Metatron's Cube)
I was ecstatic for the opportunity to attend Solange’s artist talk, and left the conversation with beautiful insight on not only Metatronia, but also on how she operates and navigates the complex world of fine art as a black female artist working across many mediums and forms.
Q&A with Garrett Schoonover, a Musician in our Armenian Classical Music Concert
Every year the Hammer Museum and the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music present a concert of Armenian classical music that commemorates the anniversary of the Armenian genocide. I spoke with one of the musicians participating in this year’s concert. The free concert is scheduled for Wednesday, April 18 at 7:30 p.m.
Where are They Now? Cecily Brown in Santa Barbara
Combing the Hair (Beach) (2015) is on view as part of the exhibition Cecily Brown: Rehearsal at the Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara through June 3, 2018. It joins more than seventy small drawings, large-scale works, and sketchbooks featured in the exhibition which the press release describes as an assemblage of Brown’s "iterative reworking of motifs from her wide-reaching arsenal of source material."
Staff Spotlight: Philip Leers, Project Manager for Digital Initiatives
Part of a series of blog post interviews with Hammer Museum staff members.