FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
"LA Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles"
October 27-December 16, 2007
Reception: Saturday, October 27, 7-9 pm ‘
Lecture: Thursday, November, 1, 12 noon
Hunter Drohojowska-Philp, art critic and author, "Nothing to Lose: The Los Angeles Art Scene of the 1960s"
Hampton Room, Malott Commons
Reservations: (909) 607-9372
Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery, Scripps College
Eleventh and Columbia Streets, Claremont 91711-3948
Contact: Kirk Delman
(909) 607-4690, fax (909) 607-4691
Web site, http://www.scrippscollege.edu/dept/gallery
Gallery hours, Wednesday Sunday, 1-5pm
HILLARY MUSHKIN, Untitled (Battleground) (detail), 2005, archival inkjet print.
“LA Live: Contemporary Art in Los Angeles” is a group exhibition of compelling and provocative art, chosen by Scripps College studio art faculty. This exhibition features a broad array of cultural influences and personal histories, expressed in a wide range of media. The exhibition includes work by: Rheim Alkhadi, Veronica Bailey, Kim Beck, Natalie Bookchin, Nana Gregory, Julia Meltzer and David Thorne, Hillary Mushkin, Alison Saar, and Mario Ybarra, Jr. “L.A. Live reflects the vibrancy and variety of current art in Los Angeles,” says Mary MacNaughton, Director of the Williamson Gallery.