Presenters and Presentations

Creative Capital Dinner Project Takes Place at 18th Street Arts Center October 5 and Is A Safe Harbor For One Night

This past September, Creative Capital announced  the Dinners Project, a platform for artists and communities around the country to host potluck-style gatherings in locations across the United States from October 4 to 7, 2018 to ensure artists’ voices are an active part of civic discourse leading up to the midterm elections. Fourteen Creative Capital Awardees…

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Ai Wei Wei Answers Questions at UTA Press Event, October 4, 2018

On the morning of the third and final installment of his Los Angeles exhibitions, Ai Wei Wei was disarming yet candid with a small group of persons at the UTA Space in Beverly Hills. Looking a little tired from the past few days, he warmed up as the questions came his way, and offered some…

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Common Fields Convenes; Discusses Artist Evictions and LA’s “Big Lie”

My post from December 10, 2015, Now That Artists Can’t Afford the Arts District, LA Needs to Re-Think Its Role As A Creative City, written by Caroline Miranda of the Los Angeles Times, is worth revisiting upon the recent occasion of the Common Field Convening. http://claytoncampbellconsulting.com/newsworthy/now-that-artists-cant-afford-the-arts-district-l-a-needs-to-rethink-its-role-as-a-creative-city Held this past November 2-5 at the Japanese American…

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PST LA/LA- South of the Border at the Loft at Liz’s Evokes the Urgency of DACA Families

PST LA/LA has many venues including all of our large museums with wonderful catalogues and ambitious check-lists. And then there are small alternative galleries that received no funding but are part of the overall programming. Such is the case with the indefatigable Loft at Liz’s, voted one of the ten top best galleries in Los…

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UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance Presents Trisha Brown Company’s In Plain Site Los Angeles

This past March 6-12, and just before the passing of Trisha Brown, UCLA’s Center for the Art of Performance (CAP) wrapped up the second of its three year project, Collaborative Intersections in the Visual and Performing Arts (CIVP). Under the leadership of Executive and Artistic Director Kristy Edmunds, CAP had already had Choreographers Deborah Hay…

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Clayton Campbell is once again working with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA

Clayton Campbell is once again working with the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA evaluating their Collaborative Intersection in the Visual and Performing Arts Project (CIVP) funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. This season they will be focused on Choreographer Deborah’s presentation of “A Platform in Three Parts in October 2016; Jonah…

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The Getty Foundation Jumps Starts Its Second Pacific Standard Time LA/LA With Major Commitment and Lots of Intelligence

The Getty Foundation has followed up its hugely successful Pacific Standard Time: 1945-1980 with a second iteration to open in September 2017 focusing on a region wide exploration of Latin American and Latino Art. Diverging from the tight focus of a half century of modernist and contemporary art making activity, this version ranges over centuries…

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Hauser Wirth and Schimmel Gallery Opens to Huge Crowds in LA’s Arts District

LA’s newest gallery addition is more like a small kunsthalle as former LA MOCA Chief Curator and now HWS Partner Paul Schimmel leads the way for Hauser and Wirth’s sixth international gallery. Opening yesterday, March 13 in the Arts District in downtown Los Angeles, huge crowds blocked the sidewalks and cars filled the streets for…

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Center for the Art of Performance, UCLA Ends Successful First Year of Collaborative Intersections in the Visual and Performing Arts Project

In a unique three year project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA. CAP UCLA has just concluded its first of the three- year Collaborative Intersections in the Visual and Performing Arts project. The project looks at how artist…

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Holland Cotter and Peter Schjeldahl- Two Viewpoints About the Broad Museum

Holland Cotter- reprinted from the NY Times Sept. 12 LOS ANGELES — Traditional art museums are some of the most conservative and controlling institutions on earth. They are built as vaults to preserve the past, and as monuments to edited histories. In the Gilded Age America of a century or so ago, many new museums…

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