Hammer-Frances-Stark-MyBestThing-2011-DigitalvideoThe Hammer Museum throws an art Party on Saturday, October 24. The Hammer Bash is a special celebration for its fall exhibitions UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015 and The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris. 

See image: Frances Stark, My Best Thing, 2011. Digital video, color, sound. 100:00 min. Hammer Museum, Los Angeles. Purchase. Image courtesy of Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York.

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015 will be the most comprehensive midcareer survey of the work of the Los Angeles–based artist and writer to date, featuring 125 drawings, collages, paintings, and video installations.

UH-OH: Frances Stark 1991-2015 is organized by the Hammer Museum and curated by Ali Subotnick, curator, with Emily Gonzalez-Jarrett, curatorial associate.  For more info about this exhibition, CLICK HERE.

The Hammer Museum and the Art Gallery of Ontario are partnering on the first major exhibition of paintings by Canadian artist Lawren Harris to be presented in the United States. The Idea of North: The Paintings of Lawren Harris is co-organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, and curated by Steve Martin in collaboration with Cynthia Burlingham, Deputy Director, Curatorial Affairs, Hammer Museum, and Andrew Hunter, Fredrik S. Eaton Curator, Canadian Art, Art Gallery of Ontario.For more information about this exhibition CLICK HERE.

See image: (below) Lawren Harris, Mt. Lefroy, 1930. Oil on canvas. 52.5 x 60.4 in. (133.5 x 153.5 cm), McMichael Canadian Art Collection. Purchase 1975. ©Family of Lawren S. Harris. Image courtesy of McMichael Canadian Art Collection.

DHammer-Museum-Lawren-Harris-Mt-Lefroy-1930-Oilon-canvasance to the sounds of Rhonda International DJs GODDOLLARS & Paradise, hop in the gif photo booth, and experience the new exhibitions after hours.

Cash bars will be open featuring beer, wine, and specialty cocktails will be available all night. Grab a bite from The Lobos Truck, Green Truck, and Recess Truck, all of which will donate 10% of proceeds to the Hammer.

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What: Hammer Bash
Where: The Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Blvd. (NE corner of Westwood and Wilshire)
When: 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Website: http://www.hammer.ucla.edu