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Ordinary Architecture Messes With Hollywood

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While reading Design Boom recently, something fishy about Hollywood came up. Apparently London based Ordinary Architecture worked with local architecture, art, and design program On The Road to create a disruption on the trails near the Hollywood sign. What does that mean? There were giant letters from the sign scattered around, making it appear that the sign had blown away, onto the trails.

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Made In L.A. 2014: The Book

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It’s been some time since we’ve spoken about Made In L.A., *the* Summer art show in Los Angeles (and one that really does speak to the crazy talent we have in this city). There are many post-show things to write about, one of them being the really, really excellent exhibition catalogue. Serving as both a means to contextualize and sort of artsy yearbook, the book condenses and expands the idea of the exhibition into some well designed pages.

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Peggy Noland’s Wacky, Wonderful World

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I thought we had already shared the work of Peggy Noland but I realized that she’s just so cool and so insanely wonderful that it almost seemed too obvious to share what she’s up to. Noland is an LA / Kansas City hybrid of high-pop artist and fashion designer. She uses clothing as bizarre canvases for her to make fun of popular culture. She is a master of appropriation—and is who I believe to be the world’s leading creator of humor based in artistry.

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An Opening Of The Field Jess, Robert Duncan And Their Circle PMCA

PMCA has three upcoming shows of note, from September 14 through January 11: there is a showing of Jess Collins and Robert Duncan’s work along with contemporary show Burning Down the House and an installation by Stas Orlovski. There is a reception on September 13 too!

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Lacma September 2014

LACMA has a few upcoming events of note: September 6 and September 13 is an artist family workshop with Ingrid Calame and Shelby Roberts; Angel City Jazz is stopping by on September 19; and September 27 is Koran Arts Day.

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Dreamland Summer Haunted Euth T.S. Claire

Dreamland Summer is a new show opening August 30 at Clean Aesthetic that will feature new works from Haunted Euth and T.S. Claire.

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Demdike Stare

Doom techno and Modern Love artists Demdike Stare and Andy Stott are coming to town for a rare showing thanks to Mount Analog and Hollywood Forever. It’s happening September 27!

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Art Collector Starter Kit II Corey Helford

Corey Helford is welcoming Art Collector Starter Kit II, a big group show that sounds like it should have you walking out with some art. It has a big kick off on August 30 and will be up through September 13.

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