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L.A.’s Stars Turned Out for the Llyn Foulkes Opening at the Hammer Museum

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Artist Llyn Foulkes, 78, is having a major moment in the spotlight. The prolific artist has been creating works for over six decades but has been largely under recognized, until now. On Saturday, Los Angeles’s Hammer Museum opened a retrospective of his work, featuring approximately 140 artworks from public and private collections, some of which have not been seen publicly for decades.

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50 Works From the Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection Headed to L.A. MOCA

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On February 10, L.A. MOCA will open the exhibition “The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for Fifty States.” Herbert Vogel (1922-2012), a postal clerk and his wife Dorothy Vogel (born 1935), a librarian, amassed an important private collection of post-1960s art, which became the subject of the 2008 documentary “Herb and Dorothy.”

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Shinique Smith Preparing Exhibition at Los Angeles Elementary School

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On February 9, LACMA will unveil its fifth collaboration with Charles White Elementary School with the exhibition “Shinique Smith: Firsthand.” As part of the museum’s ongoing engagement with its surrounding community, the show combines Smith’s new work based on her experience within the school and community, art produced by Charles White Elementary School students, and objects the artist selected from LACMA’s Costume and Textile collection.

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10 Must-See L.A. Gallery Exhibitions Opening in January

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Courtesy Kayne Griffin Corcoran
Francois Morrelet, “Triple X neonly,” 2012
by Yasmine Mohseni
Published: January 8, 2013

There’s no better way to kick off an artful 2013 in L.A. than by visiting the newest gallery shows, and this January is a particularly prolific month in exhibitions. Here are the top 10 gallery exhibitions opening over the next few weeks.

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Mario Ybarra, Jr. on His Monstrous Show at Honor Fraser and Art Patronage in L.A.

Courtesy the Artist and Honor Fraser
A detail of Mario Ybarra, Jr.’s “Invisible Man…,” 2012, acrylic on canvas
by Yasmine Mohseni
Published: January 10, 2013
ARTINFO’s Yasmine Mohseni sat down with artist Mario Ybarra, Jr. shortly before the opening of “Double Feature” at Honor Fraser, his first commercial gallery exhibition in six years within his hometown of Los Angeles. Ten years into his career, the artist takes stock of his new work, patronage in L.A., and how to survive as an artist in the city
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John Baldessari’s Project for Arts Matter Hits the Road in Los Angeles

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For the next four weeks, John Baldessari’s words “Learn to Dream, Aprende A Soñar” emblazon the sides of buses, billboards, and bus shelters across Los Angeles. Produced by ForYourArt, the public art project “Arts Matter” unveils a second artist collaboration, first kicked off by Barbara Kruger in October.

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What the Stars of the LA Art World Want for Christmas

Clockwise from top left: Bettina Korek, Andrea Fiuczynski, Maggie Kayne, China Chow, Perry Rubenstein, Franklin Sirmans, and Catherine Opie
by Yasmine Mohseni
Published: December 23, 2012

ARTINFO got one of its presents early this year: A dedicated Los Angeles correspondent. To celebrate, we’ve asked a few Los Angeles art notables what they would like to give or receive this year, and rounded up their answers.

In case you happen to run into one of them, keep these in mind. Otherwise, perhaps it will inspire you, as you get ready to wrap presents for your loved ones.

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5 LA Gallery Shows You Should Go See Right Now

Wangechi Mutu, “The storm has finally made it out of me Alhamdulillah,” 2012, at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects

by Yasmine Mohseni
Published: December 20, 2012

LOS ANGELES — As the holidays approach, this may be the last week to stop by December gallery shows. ARTINFO‘s Yasmine Mohseni reports on five now running in L.A. that should not be missed. Click here to view the slideshow.

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6 Can’t-Miss End-of-Year LA Museum Shows

by Yasmine Mohseni
Published: December 24, 2012

LOS ANGELES — With 2012 drawing to a close and a new artgoing season in the works, now is the final chance to visit many of this year’s major exhibits. ARTINFO’s Yasmine Mohseni reports on the top six end-of-the-year L.A. museum shows. Click here to view slideshow.

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Sara Fitzmaurice Honors Nicholas Baume at Los Angeles Dinner

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On Monday night, art PR maven Sara Fitzmaurice of Fitz & Co and her husband, art dealerPerry Rubenstein, hosted an intimate dinner in honor of Nicholas Baume, director and chief curator of the Public Art Fund.

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