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Five Exciting Young Artists at MADE IN L.A. 2016!

Made in L.A. 2016 opens this Sunday, June 12 and is on view through August 28, 2016 at our beloved Hammer Museum! The biennial is co-curated by two babes ~ Hammer […]

Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio

We’re super excited about the Heatherwick Studio exhibition opening up at the Hammer Museum this week! Provocations: The Architecture and Design of Heatherwick Studio (on view February 20-May 24, 2015) […]

Crushing on an Art Nerd? Impress them with your Hammer membership!

I’m often asked “What the best place to take a hot artsy date to in LA?” and my answer is usually the Hammer Museum’s private members-only openings. The next one […]

PHOTOS: Take it or Leave it #TIOLI

The Hammer Museum has one of the best museum shows up in Los Angeles right now!! #TIOLI is a walk through appropriation art and institutional critique memory lane with a laundry list […]

Hammer Conversation w/ RAYMOND PETTIBON

It’s RAYMOND PETTIBON week! First, he has a Hammer Conversation on Thursday, November 21 2013, 07:30pm with Jonathan Lethem.  Second, he has a book signing at my other favorite LA gallery, Regen Projects, […]

Arts ReSTORE LA: Opening Celebration!!

ARTS ReSTORE LA: WESTWOOD | NOV 1-24 Arts ReSTORE LA: Westwood is a Hammer Museum curated retail pop-up in Westwood Village. From November 1 to 24, the Hammer will fill several empty storefronts in Westwood, donated by […]


James Welling is an interesting artist, originally I became familiar with his work at the David Zwirner Gallery in NY.  Over the years I have been drawn to Wellings photographs […]

Generationalpictomusicapolis …what?

There is a random collaborative art-making musical soiree at the Hammer Museum on Friday, August 16 2013, 8:00pm. Looks interesting 🙂 A celebration of collaborative music and art making, this […]

Treasure hunting for Artschwager blps Across L.A.

It’s time for a treasure hunt, Los Angeles! The Hammer Museum has placed several “blps,” characterized as lozenge-shaped marks, around the city in promotion for their current show, Richard Artschwager! […]

Maya Hayuk’s New Murals Opens August 17th

I’m excited to check out this new Hammer Project at UCLA’s Hammer Museum on August 17th! Hayuk’s massive murals remind me of a Ukrainian (and less sexualized) version of a colorful […]

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