Events

Roski Talk: Ellen Gallagher + Adrienne Edwards

@ The Broad Date: February 24th, 2017

The next program in the Roski Talks series will present a conversation with Broad collection artist Ellen Gallagher and curator Adrienne Edwards. The pair will discuss Gallagher’s practice, referencing her work in the context of the Broad collection and her participation in Edwards’ recent Blackness in Abstraction exhibition, among other topics. The Broad collection includes six of Ellen Gallagher’s works – some of which are on view in the exhibition Creature (through March 19), as well as in our third floor galleries.

Tickets to this program include same-night access before the program to the museum's galleries, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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In Plain Site: Los Angeles | Conversation with Elizabeth Diller, Susan Rosenberg, and Kristy Edmunds

@ The Oculus Hall at The Broad Date: March 6th, 2017

To kick off Trisha Brown Dance Company’s weeklong Los Angeles residency organized by CAP UCLA, The Broad is pleased to present a conversation between architect Elizabeth Diller, principal-in-charge of The Broad’s design, and Susan Rosenberg, Consulting Historical Scholar at TBDC, moderated by Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of CAP UCLA. Diller, Rosenberg, and Edmunds will discuss the play between architecture, dance, and visual art in both Brown’s and Diller’s respective creative practices. The conversation will also explore how Brown’s choreography shaped the experimental performances of 1970s and ‘80s New York, which in turn influenced Diller’s approach to architecture and design.

A book signing with Susan Rosenberg will take place after the discussion. Trisha Brown: Choreography as Visual Art (Wesleyan, 2016) will be available for purchase at the program.

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In Plain Site: Los Angeles | Trisha Brown Dance Company

@ The Broad

Continuing Trisha Brown Dance Company’s weeklong Los Angeles residency organized by CAP UCLA, The Broad is pleased to present a unique iteration of In Plain Site: Los Angeles. The site-specific work was created specifically by TBDC for The Broad’s architecture and galleries. Elizabeth Diller, principal-in-charge of design for The Broad cites Brown’s choreography as an influence on her creative practice. This evening will be an inspired dialogue between the choreography of Brown and the architecture of Diller.

Tickets to these programs include same-night access before the program to the museum's galleries, starting at 5:30 p.m.

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The Un-Private Collection: Tony Oursler + Branden Joseph

@ The Oculus Hall at The Broad Date: March 17th, 2017

Tony Oursler worked with artists including John Baldessari, and embraced the notion of starting with an idea and then moving to a formal expression of the idea. His concern with the consequences of television and the moving image on psychology and personal relationships was his starting point. This demanded an expanded vision of what art making could be and what could be presented in a gallery setting. After working through painting, single-channel video, and various installation strategies, Oursler succeeded in creating a hybrid of multiple media for the utmost critical and psychological impact. Oursler has a dynamic video practice that combines and expands the confrontational installations of Nam June Paik and Bruce Nauman, the countercultural analysis of Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw, and the impact of mass media on the individual. Oursler’s most famous works feature videos projected onto three-dimensional objects, like stuffed heads. These works are metaphors for both alienated, isolated modern individuals in a technology-driven culture and real encounters intended to trigger feelings of empathy and understanding in viewers. The Broad collection includes six of Tony Oursler’s works; Dust (2006) is on view in the collection installation Creature, through March 19, 2017.

Bring your ticket for this program to The Broad and skip the line for general admission entry without advance reservation between March 14 and March 19, 2017.

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