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Erwin Wurm: One Minute Sculptures

Austrian artist Erwin Wurm’s One Minute Sculptures have influenced a generation of sculptors, though this body of work had not previously been shown at a major institution in Los Angeles. These inclusive and interactive works act simultaneously as off-the-cuff quips and radical reconsiderations of the major questions key to both sculpture and art viewing: how figures relate to their ground, how one inhabits space, and how simple acts of re-framing can alter perceptions.
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Spomenici revolucije – Marko Lulić / Sam Durant

Upon invitation to return to Los Angeles and work with any local practitioner of his choosing, Vienna-based former MAK Center artist-in-residence Marko Lulić reached out to L.A.-based artist Sam Durant—since the 1990s the two have found a promising overlap in the way their practices have used historical reference as part of their long-term, contemporary political engagements.
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Fictitious Tales about the History of Earth

Filmmaker James Benning joins former Artists-in-Residence Nicole Six and Paul Petritsch in considering the different approaches to the construction of historical narrative with Fictitious Tales about the History of Earth.
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R.M. Schindler: The Prequel– Josef Hoffmann, Adolf Loos, Otto Wagner, and the Modernist Debates of Early 20th Century Vienna

Curated by Christian Witt-Dörring, R.M. Schindler: The Prequel is an exhibition that contextualizes the landmark 1922 Kings Road House as a direct result of the debates playing out in Vienna Modernist circles from 1890–1914.
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A Vast Furniture

An installation by artist Carmen Argote
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Begin Again, Begin Again

Solo exhibition at the Schindler House by artist Renée Green
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Black Earth

In its sixth iteration, the MAK Center's Garage Exchange Vienna-Los Angeles exhibition series brings together former Artist-in-Residence Andreas Fogarasi and L.A. artist Oscar Tuazon on an original installation.
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Groundswell: Guerilla Architecture in Response to the Great East Japan Earthquake

Frustrated by the slow and inept government response to this natural catastrophe, a number of architects took it upon themselves to address the trauma and rebuilding needs of area residents. Groundswell presents a number of their efforts as it engages the ongoing conversation of how architecture can serve communities following a natural disaster.
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Tony Greene: Room of Advances

Curated by artists Judie Bamber and Monica Majoli, the exhibition assembles the largest collection of Greene's works since an exhibition at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions in 1991, the year following the artist's death from AIDS at age 35.
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City in a City: a Decade of Urban Thinking by Steven Holl Architects

This exhibition of the work of Steven Holl Architects presents six urban projects in China, designed with particular focus on shaping public space, natural green strategies, hybrid programs, structure and light.
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A Little Joy of a Bungalow

A Little Joy of a Bungalow

A Little Joy of a Bungalow is a program of site-specific installations and a single afternoon chamber opera, each examining the experience of the Schindler House through Pauline Schindler's biography and legacy.
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Final Projects: Group XXXVI

Final Projects: Group XXXVI

Benjamin Hirte, Katrin Hornek, Anahita Razmi, and Julia Wieger present the results of their six-month scholarship stay at the Mackey Apartments.
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