All programs at Kleefeld Contemporary are free. Paid parking is available in Lot E1 (short-term < 90 mins) and Pyramid Parking Structure (daily permits for purchase)
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Nature and Humanity: The Art of Eugenia Vargas
Friday, February 7, Noon
Artwork on view: Eugenia Vargas Pereira, Body Art: Self Portrait, 1986-87
Eugenia Vargas-Pereira is a multidisciplinary artist born in Hillán, Chile. She has extensive international experience in performance, installation, video and photography. Her artistic approach is based on feminist theory, gender issues, and the natural environment. She uses her own body as the axis and instrument of resistance and expression. Her artwork reflects her experiences, including her nomadic creative life, which spans the Chile, the United States, Mexico, and other Latin American countries. Her practice expresses how around memory and the need to redefine identity due to a constant geographical displacement. She currently resides in Miami, Florida.
Keith Walsh: Drawing as Radical Cartography
Tuesday, February 11, Noon
Artwork on view February 11–February 15: Keith Walsh, The Trotsky Dialectics, 2019
Keith Walsh lives in Inglewood California, and received his MFA degree from Tufts University in 1992. Walsh is on the faculty of the School of Media, Culture, and Design at Woodbury University, Burbank. In 2015 he was a Traveling Fellow of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and a conducted field research on the Civil Rights history of McComb, Mississippi. Walsh’s work has been exhibited throughout the Los Angeles region, and reviewed in Artforum, Artsy, Art And Cake, Artweek, The LA Weekly, and The Los Angeles Times. Upcoming exhibitions include the Zimmerli Museum, Rutgers University, Golden West College, Huntington Beach, False Flag, New York City, and LSH Colab in Los Angeles. Walsh curates exhibitions at Cubist Spinoff, a project space in Inglewood.
Phung Huynh: Resistance and Representation
Tuesday, February 25, Noon
Artwork on view February 25–February 29: Phung Huynh, Boys Will Be Boys, 2002
Los Angeles-based artist and educator Phung Huynh creates drawing and paintings that explore cultural perception and representation. Huynh challenges beauty standards by constructing images of the Asian female body that unpack how cosmetic surgery can obscure cultural and racial identity.
Phung Huynh is an artist and educator whose practice is primarily in drawing and painting. Her work explores cultural perception and representation. Huynh challenges beauty standards by constructing images of the Asian female body vis-à-vis plastic surgery to unpack how contemporary cosmetic surgery can create obscurity in cultural and racial identity. Her current work of drawings on pink donut boxes explores the complexities of the refugee experience in Southeast Asian communities. Phung Huynh has had solo exhibitions at Gagosian Gallery in Beverly Hills and the Sweeney Art Gallery at the University of California, Riverside. Her paintings and drawings have been exhibited nationally and internationally in countries such as Germany and Cambodia. She completed undergraduate coursework at the University of Southern California, received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with distinction from the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, and received her Master of Fine Arts degree from New York University.
Paul Baker Prindle: Remembered, Forgotten, and Altogether Made Up, the Work of David R. Harper
Tuesday, March 10, Noon
Artwork on view March 10–March 14: David R. Harper, Devises, 2016
ZonaMaco + Material in Mexico City
February 5 - 9, 2020
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