Los Angeles Craft & Folk Art Museum: Stoney Lamar, Dario Escobar and Shrine artwork. Opening reception on Saturday May 17, 2014. 6 – 9 pm.
A SENSE OF BALANCE: THE SCULPTURE OF STONEY LAMAR:
A retrospective of American woodturner Stoney Lamar whose experimentations in multi-axial lathe work have placed him in the avant-garde of the woodturning world. Curated by Andrew Glasgow.
DARÍO ESCOBAR: BROKEN CIRCLE:
Guatemalan contemporary artist Darío Escobar has created a site-specific wall installation composed of approximately 2,000 red bike reflectors.Curated by MOCA Senior Curator, Alma Ruiz.
EMPIRE OF LOVE SHACK:
Visionary painter and installation artist Shrine, known for creating towering installations from found and discarded materials, has constructed a site-specific temple for CAFAM’s ground floor space.
Craft & Folk Art Museum | 5814 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 http://www.cafam.org/
**The Craft & Folk Art Museum (CAFAM) is Los Angeles’ only institution exclusively dedicated to exhibiting contemporary craft, design, and folk art. Located on the city’s historic Museum Row, CAFAM’s dynamic exhibitions feature established and emerging artists whose works create thoughtful and provocative visual exchanges between craft and contemporary art. CAFAM’s regular programs and events provide opportunities for the public to participate in artmaking and engage with exhibiting and local artists.In addition to the exhibitions on view, the Craft & Folk Art Museum Shop features fair-trade art and handicrafts from both local and global artists and artisans.