THE MIKE KELLEY ART GALLERY
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Named after the ecclectic and vibrant musician and artist, Mike Kelley (d. 2012), the gallery hosts known and emerging artists from around the world.
Memorial Day to Labor Day:
Thursday - Sunday 1-6pm
Labor Day to Memorial Day
Friday, Saturday 1-6pm
Closed 4th Sunday
The bookstore and the gallery are open 1 hour before and 30 minutes after all Regular Admission events.
Memorial Day and Labor Day weekend hours: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 1-6pm
Gallery open during bookstore hours and by appointment, ph: 310-822-3006
the debritri show!
4 FEBRUARY, SATURDAY, 12 PM
Dulce Stein Presents Los Angeles based artist JonMarc Edward's exhibition “The Debriti Show!” a traveling immersive installation that challenges visitors to “Choose Their Words Carefully.” Beyond Baroque will be transformed into a contemporary textual apothecary utilizing all floors and rooms to exhibit this witty and profound exhibition. “The Debriti Show!” features word-tenders to personally guide guests through the process of textual enlightenment. More timely than ever “The Debriti Show!” explores the transformational power of language and tangible text. A freestanding sculpture located in the Mike Kelly Gallery will highlight this unique form of concrete poetry. Workshops, performances and special “word-tender” appearances will occur during this month long exhibition.
JonMarc Edwards is a visual artist working in the Silver Lake area of Los Angeles. His work is known for paintings that transform composed writing into concise, legible pictographic landscapes. JonMarc is a visiting artist & adjunct lecturer, Cal Poly Pomona, Pomona, CA and maintains a studio / gallery, MARKET in Silver Lake.
13 AUGUST, SATURDAY, 4 PM
Torrent Stream an installation by Diane Silver uses our binary world to explore our strained relationship with water, highlighting the extreme disparity between our apparent societal advancement and the planet that houses it. This disparity becomes more apparent in Los Angeles, where the river that flows through the city is a stream at best and illequipped to provide water for a large metropolis. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, William D. Mulholland reengineered the river to bring water from the Owens River Valley and Abbott Kinney moved huge quantities of dirt to bring water into the canal system in Venice. The installation creates an aqueous landscape, at some moments crystal clear, and at others muddied, refracted, and yet completely dependent on manmade materials. Through a variety of multimedia practices, Torrent Stream is an installation that reflects on the bits and pieces that not only expedite water into our city but ultimately define our city.