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Astrup Fearnley Museet

Los Angeles - A Fiction

  • Strandpromenaden 2, Oslo
  • +47 22936060
  • January 3, 2017 - January 22, 2017
  •  /  11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • (8 Upcoming Dates)
Overview

Los Angeles is often referred to through clichés related to its climate, to Hollywood and to lifestyle in general, but there is another side to Los Angeles, a darker side, which has to do with the complexity of society in terms of race and class.

Astrup Fearnley Museet brings L.A. to Oslo with the exhibition Los Angeles - A Fiction. The exhibition presents 34 artists and 84 writers from the past 50 years, and together they create a fictional and subjective view of Los Angeles. The artists range from young and aspiring artists to their well-established predecessors in Californian art history. The literature consists of a selection of texts written in and about Los Angeles during the same period, presented in the form of a book.


Curators: Gunnar B. Kvaran (AFM), Thierry Raspail (MAC Lyon) and Nicolas Garait-Leavenworth, assisted by an advisory board including Hans Ulrich Obrist (Serpentine Galleries, London), Ali Subotnik (Hammer Museum, Los Angeles) and artist Alex Israel.

The exhibition is a collaboration between the Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway and Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France. For more information about the exhibition and participating artists, visit Astrum Fearnley Museet's website. 

  • Last Updated: 01/09/2017
  • Source: VisitOSLO as
Dates
Saturday, January 14, 2017

Sunday, January 15, 2017

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Friday, January 20, 2017

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Sunday, January 22, 2017

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