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July 2019

Donna Huanca: Obsidian Ladder

July 5, 2019 • 8:00 am PDT
Marciano Art Foundation, 4357 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90010

Berlin-based, Bolivian-American artist Donna Huanca has created a site-specific installation designed to challenge hierarchical and gendered notions of architecture. Huanca's show Obsidian Ladder uses a mixture of painting, sound, bodies, scent, sculpture and performance to create a femme intervention into the male-only legacy of the former Scottish Rite Masonic Temple on Wilshire Blvd (built 1961). The site-specific installation for MAF’s 13,000-square-foot Theater Gallery will mark the first institutional exhibition in the U.S. by the artist who has shown widely in museums across Europe and…

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October 2019

Anna Uddenberg at Marciano Art Foundation

October 28, 2019 • 8:00 am - November 4, 2019 PDT
Marciano Art Foundation, 4357 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles 90010

On view July 25 - December 1. Namability gets tricky In Swedish artist Anna Uddenberg’s exhibition, Privé, at the Marciano Art Foundation. What at first seem like familiar materials and forms—car seat-like sculptures made of quilted fabrics, carpets, and leather—quickly break down upon closer look. The stair-steps, head rests, chains, and riveting on her sculptural pieces feel highly specific, yet ultimately inhospitable for any understood use. In one work, a scantily clad female figure—the only figurative sculpture in the show—slumps…

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