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Exhibitions: 2015

Martin Kersels: Tossing a Friend (Melinda) (1, 2, and 3)

Martin Kersels: Tossing a Friend (Melinda) (1, 2, and 3)

The Armory presents an outdoor exhibition featuring three photographic works by Martin Kersels.

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 9: Constance Mallinson, Free Painting

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 9: Constance Mallinson, Free Painting

Mallinson’s exhibition ends the sequence with an offering, a free painting, all the while positing the role of painting today in an attempt to literally free it from its dependence on the art market for relevance and meaning.

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Parlor at the Armory: The World That Begins Where Our Skin Ends

Parlor at the Armory: The World That Begins Where Our Skin Ends

Women’s Center for Creative Work

The Women’s Center for Creative Work is a network of Los Angeles-based women engaged in conversations about contemporary feminisms and creative practices.

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Faith Wilding: Fearful Symmetries

Faith Wilding: Fearful Symmetries

The first retrospective exhibition of this influential feminist artist features a selection of works from Wilding’s studio practice spanning the past forty years.

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 8: Sarah Kate Wilson, Projected Paintings

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 8: Sarah Kate Wilson, Projected Paintings

Sarah Kate Wilson actively engages the viewer’s perception of a painting by way of an overhead projector.

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 7: Kate Gilmore: Pushing Paint

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 7: Kate Gilmore: Pushing Paint

A selection of performance videos that challenge the heroic myths and gendered stereotypes of painting.

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After Victor Papanek: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be

After Victor Papanek: The Future Is Not What It Used To Be

Dave Hullfish Bailey, CamLab, Ken Ehrlich & Mathias Heyden, Rafa Esparza, Robby Herbst, Olga Koumoundouros, Liz Nurenberg, Michael Parker

This group exhibition focuses on Papanek’s pioneering influence on sustainable, socially responsible, human-centered design.

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Mónica Mayer and Victor Lerma: Pinto mi Raya

Mónica Mayer and Victor Lerma: Pinto mi Raya

An art/archive project founded by Mexico City-based artists to “lubricate the Mexican Art System.”

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 6: Kendell Carter, Constructs

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 6: Kendell Carter, Constructs

Using hip-hop culture as an aesthetic and ideological model, Carter references the fluidity of contemporary culture where individuals and objects flow in and out of identities, roles, and expectations.

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 5: John Knuth, Desert Dispersion

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 5: John Knuth, Desert Dispersion

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 5: John Knuth, Desert Dispersion

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Joel Glassman: Humdrum Poetry

Joel Glassman: Humdrum Poetry

The Armory presents a series of unrealized, never-before shown, and groundbreaking early works (produced from 1971 through 1989) examining Glassman’s musings with the mundane.

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Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 4: Liat Yossifor, Gesture (as) Consequence

Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 4: Liat Yossifor, Gesture (as) Consequence

In this exhibition, Yossifor’s time-based painting process converges with the quintessential time-based medium, wet cement.

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The Making of Personal Theory: Mysticism and Metaphysics in the Work of  Sara Kathryn Arledge, Charles Irvin, and Jim Shaw

The Making of Personal Theory: Mysticism and Metaphysics in the Work of Sara Kathryn Arledge, Charles Irvin, and Jim Shaw

A three-person exhibition that takes notions of “the mystical” as an entry point to consider daily encounters that are marked with eccentricity, the surreal, and a dream-like passage of time.

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