Art! Art! (Books!) Art!

July 10th, 2012 | L.A. Happenings, srBlog archives

There are so many amazing exhibits and readings goin’ on in L.A. this summer, that I would be remiss if I moseyed on by without cluing in my faithful readers!

First up, if you are a Gustav Klimt fan like me, you’ll be drooling over The Getty’s new Klimt show, “The Magic of Line” up now through September 23rd. This rebellious, horny young French Impressionist did wonders pissing off the conservatives in Vienna, painting homage after homage to women’s pubes, maternity and orgies.

Next up, we have “Who Shot Rock & Roll” at the Annenberg Space for Photography. This ruckus good time is showing now through October 7th.

The Ramones in Liverpool, England

According to Annenberg, WSRR is “a group show featuring the work of over 100 photographers. Originally shown and created by the Brooklyn Museum with guest curator and author Gail Buckland, Who Shot Rock & Roll is the first major museum exhibit on rock and roll to spotlight the creative and collaborative role that photographers played in the history of rock music.”

As part of the event, KCRW will be hosting three FREE live outdoor performances at Annenberg in Century City, featuring Moby, Portugal. The Man, and Raphael Saadiq & Band of Skulls, July 14th, July 21st and August 4th, respectively. RSVP at KCRW.

Dig Fight Club? Click on the poster thumbnail below and go hear author/outlier Chuck Palahniuk speak at the Skirball Cultural Center Tues. July 17th at 8pm.

If you happen to live up north, San Francisco is bragging quite a miraculous tribute to the ‘Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier’ at de Young Museum. “From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk” is showing now through August 19th.

The Fashion World of Jean Paul Gaultier: From the Sidewalk to the Catwalk at the de Young Museum from Mia Nakano on Vimeo.

GO! Get your art on. xox

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One Response to “Art! Art! (Books!) Art!”

  1. So glad you shared this Miss Darrah! Klimt is a favorite of mine… Can’t wait to go! I work in Santa Monica we should have a date, see “The Kiss”, and catch up. Hope you are doing well beautiful!