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COLLECT: Know Your Collecting History

ForYourArt Breaks Down Collecting from Dwell Magazine Want to be the next Cosimo de’ Medici, Henry Clay Frick or Eli Broad? A quick history lesson will prime your understanding of the legacy of collecting.

The Extreme Present: Los Angeles

ForYourArt & the City of West Hollywood present The Extreme Present: Los Angeles Shumon Basar, Douglas Coupland, and Hans Ulrich Obrist with guests including Miranda July and David Lynch plus Patrick Belaga and Amalia Ulman West Hollywood City Council Chambers 625 N San Vicente Blvd, West Hollywood, CA 90069 Friday, August 14th at 7pm Live streaming

The Long List: December 8–14

Art openings and events this week. Click here for L.A. artists in N.Y. Work by Trevor Shimizu. Image courtesy of Redling Fine Art. Thursday, December 8 Graduate Fine Arts Lecture: Gracie Devito, Otis College (Culver City), 11am.   Hana van der Kolk performance, JOAN (Mid-City), 12–9pm. Balinese/Dagomba Concert, CalArts (Valencia), 12–1pm. The Herb Alpert School

On View: BH/WeHo/Mid-City

Here is a list of shows and exhibitions to check out while you’re in BH/WeHo/Mid-City To browse special events and openings this week, check out PLAN ForYourArt To see what else is going on this week, check out The Long List Check out L.A. artists in N.Y: #LAinNY Jean Yves Klein: Aegean through December 14 Garboushian Gallery 427 N Camden

Artist Books & Cookies III

Launched in 2012 by ForYourArt with Fundación Alumnos47 as an event series devoted to artist books, Artist Books and Cookies continues with activities at the LA Art Book Fair and Art Los Angeles Contemporary. Through these activities and conversations, Artist Books and Cookies provides a platform to discuss the medium of artist books within today’s

ForYourArt 2014 Year in Review

With a decade of ForYourArt on the horizon, we’re proud to share our review of 2014. Very much in the spirit of Los Angeles, ForYourArt is a nimble, non-hierarchical, and independent organization that serves as a platform to produce and distribute art. ForYourArt is always evolving, and seeks to advance a spirit of patronage and

LEARN Find out more about contemporary art and art history, and develop your own approach to these subjects. Artists at Work: Wu Tsang Probably best known for his 2012 documentary film, Wildness, that explores the intersection of different subcultures in Los Angeles, Wu Tsang is a recognized performance, video, and installation artist. Read Los Angeles writer

Fall 2014 Galas and Ticketed Events

For patrons, here is a list of ticketed events we think you should know about that help to support art and artists in Los Angeles. Individual tickets range from $40 to $5,000. Saturday, October 25, 2014 18is25 18th Street Arts Center (Westside) | 6-10pm (Sat., Oct. 25) | 1-5pm (Sun., Oct. 26) 18th Street Arts Center celebrates the

PLAN ForYourArt L.A.: Thursday, July 17

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art everyday. Made in L.A. Music: An Evening of Community Music. Image courtesy of crash. Thursday, July 17 Made in L.A. Music: An Evening of Community Music w/ crash + The Shoe + My Hawaii + KCRW DJ Liza Richardson, hosted by Alex Ebert, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm.

PLAN ForYourArt L.A.: July 17-23

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. Korakrit Arunanondchai (feat. boychild) – Letters to Chantri #1: The lady at the door/The gift that keeps on giving, courtesy of the artist and The Mistake Room *Please note updated times*  Thursday, July 17 Made in L.A. Music: An Evening of Community Music w/ crash

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PLAN ForYourArt L.A.: May 8-14

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. Gary Leonard: Angels on Main Street, courtesy of the artist. Thursday May 8 Rina Banerjee: Disgust, L.A. Louver (Venice), 7-8pm. More info here. Brian Paumier: Act of Faith, De Soto Gallery (Venice), 6-8pm. More info here. Some Favorite Writers: Mona Simpson and David O. Russell, Hammer

PLAN ForYourArt N.Y.: April 10-16

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. Judy Chicago (American, b. 1939). Rainbow Pickett, 1965/2004. Latex paint on canvas-covered plywood, 126 x 126 x 110 in. (320 x 320 x 279.4 cm). Collection of David and Diane Waldman, Waldman Family Trust, Rancho Mirage, California. © Judy Chicago. Photo © Donald Woodman, courtesy of

PLAN ForYourArt L.A.: Saturday, January 11

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art every day. David Gilbert, Roman Figure with Lucky Charms, 2013/4, black and white inkjet print with mixed media border, 101″ x 72″, courtesy of the artist Saturday, January 11 SANTA MONICA OPENINGS Joan Robey and Tom Walker: Static Electricity: Objects that Light and Hillary Gruenberg: Longing, Lois Lambert Gallery (Santa Monica), 6-9pm. More

PLAN ForYourArt L.A.: January 9-15

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. Akina Cox, Akina Cox and the Holy Trinity, 2013, courtesy of the artist Commonwealth & Council Thursday, January 9 Kelly Nipper: Black Forest Performance, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 6pm. More info here. Hammer Forum: Dollarocracy, Hammer Museum (Westwood), 7:30pm. More info here. Hassan Hajjaj: My Rock Stars: Volume

HUO and the Angel by Frederic Tuten

Novelist Frederic Tuten sent ForYourArt a short story inspired by John Baldessari’s cover of the art issue of Surface. For the cover, Baldessari paired Wolfgang Tillmans’ portrait of Hans Ulrich Obrist, the subject of the issue, with the angel from Tintoretto’s Miracle of the Slave (1548). HUO and the Angel By Frederic Tuten We plan to

PLAN ForYourArt TODAY: L.A.

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art every day. WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20 Yutaka Sone and Benjamin Weissman: What Every Snowflake Knows in Its Heart, Santa Monica Museum of Art (Santa Monica), 8-10pm. More info here. Joan Ockman: Between Ornament and Monument: Siegfried Kracauer and the Substance of the Surface, SCI-Arc (Downtown), 7pm. More info here. Image: Yutaka Sone

PLAN ForYourArt THIS WEEK: L.A.

ForYourArt selects the best opportunities to SEE, COLLECT, LEARN ABOUT, and SUPPORT art each week. THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14 Joel Shapiro, L.A. Louver (Venice), 6-8pm. More info here. Composure: Contemporary Photography Group Exhibition, Art Merge Lab (West Hollywood), 5-8:30pm. More info here. Mark Flores, Agency Contemporary Art (West Hollywood), 6-9pm. More info here. Chris Ware in Conversation with Michael Silverblatt: “Writing