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  • Flux: The Art of Short Films

    News - Arts in the News
    KCET described the Flux Screening Series at the Hammer Museum which was launched in 2008. "Flux is a global, creative community that celebrates art, film, music, design, in general, kind of the creative fields," says Meg Grey Wells, who co-founded the o...
  • An appropriate time for appropriation art at Hammer

    News - Arts in the News
    The LA Times reviewed the Hammer Museum's "Take It or Leave It" exhibition, which explores the intersection of art appropriation and institutional critique. (2/7/14)...
  • Hammer Museum to offer free admission starting Sunday

    News - Arts in the News
    The LA Times reiterated the Hammer Museum's free admission policy which went into effect on February 9. (2/7/14)...
  • Take It or Leave It: Institution, Image, Ideology

    News - Arts in the News
    Wall Street International writes of the Hammer Museum's Take It or Leave It exhibition, "[it] is the first large-scale exhibition to focus on the intersection of two vitally important genres of contemporary art: appropriation and institutional critique....
  • Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award

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    The book Central Nigeria Unmasked: Arts of the Benue River Valley, co authored by Marla Berns, Director of the Fowler Museum, is the recipient of the 2014 Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication Award, given by the Arts Council of the African Studies Associ...
  • Culture Watch: Stories we tell

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    The Santa Monica Daily Press featured Mike Daisey, who performed his monologue “American Utopias” in Royce Hall for the Center of the Art of Performance (CAP UCLA). (2/5/14)...
  • Controversy drives Los Angeles prize sponsor to up the ante

    News - Arts in the News
    The Art Newspaper announced that the Hammer Museum will be creating separate juried and popular awards for its 2014 biennial. The Mohn Award remains one of the most valuable prizes for visual artists anywhere. (1/30/14)...
  • 'Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas' opens March 30 at Fowler

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    UCLA Newsroom featured "Sinful Saints and Saintly Sinners at the Margins of the Americas" which will be on display at the Fowler Museum beginning March 30. The exhibition examines a series of crucial and often controversial divine beings from Mexico, Br...
  • Get Your Art On: Hammer Museum Admission Will Be Totally Free

    News - Arts in the News
    The LAist and the Los Angeles Times report that thanks to large donations from the museum's longtime benefactors, the Hammer Museum is able to offer free admission for the next four years starting Sunday, February 9. (1/31/14)...
  • Hammer Museum's Controversial Mohn Award Returns - With a Twist

    News - Arts in the News
    LA Weekly announced that for the Hammer Museum's 2014 Biennial, there will be not one but three awards decided either by jury appointment or public vote. Awards are made possible by Jarl and Pamela Mohn and the Mohn Family Foundation. (1/30/14)...
  • UCLA Design Media Arts Students Host Exhibit

    News - Arts in the News
    Dwell on Design featured the Design|Media Arts undergraduate gallery and reception which 90 works selected from more than 200 submissions. (1/30/14)...
  • UCLA brass players help Mötley Crüe bid farewell to fans

    News - Arts in the News
    UCLA musicians opened for a Mötley Crüe press conference outside the venue on Hollywood Boulevard. The conference was held to announce the band's final tour. (1/29/14)...
  • Artist in Residence “Yes No” exhibit opens soon

    News - Arts in the News
    Pasadena City College’s annual artist-in-residence for 2014 will be Design|Media Arts professor Casey Reas, who will showcase his work in an exhibition entitled “Yes No” on display until March 29. (1/29/14)...
  • Tacita Dean

    News - Announcements
    The OC register, For Your Art, DoLA.com, and Artsy.net featured the Hammer Museum's Tacita Dean video installation which recently closed. (1/27/14)...
  • Hammer exhibition explores Parisian female archetypes

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    The Daily Bruin featured the Hammer Museum's newest exhibition, "Tea and Morphine: Women in Paris, 1880 to 1914," whcih is comprised of about 100 works that explore Parisian female archetypes. (1/27/14)...
  • Hammer curator to research artists in North Africa, the Middle East

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    UCLA Today announced that Aram Moshayedi, curator for the Hammer Museum, has been named a curatorial fellow by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts and will research emerging artists in North Africa and the Middle East....
  • Kelly Nipper

    News - Arts in the News
    Artforum described the Hammer Museum's "Black Forrest" installation, designed by artist Kelly Nipper, which declares an evident interest in craft and vernacular art. (1/27/14)...
  • To Preserve 'America's Gift To The World,' A Jazz Elder Becomes A UCLA Professor

    News - Arts in the News
    NPR featured Jazz musician and UCLA Ethnomusicology professor, Kenny Burrell and discussed his investments in the young musicians of today. (1/24/14)...
  • UCLA's New Campus for Experimental Architecture...With Robots

    News - Arts in the News
    LA Weekly highlighted the Architecture and Urban Design Suprastudio program, located in Playa Vista. (1/22/14)...
  • Oscar nominees 2014

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    Bruce Broughton, composition lecturer in the department of Music, has been nominated for an Oscar for his song, “Alone Yet Not Alone” from the film, “Alone Yet Not Alone.” (1/16/14)...