Jasper Johns, Javier Limon open @ MCASD La Jolla

January 17, 2009 – 6:38 am

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What’s Happening at the
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego:

EXHIBITIONS

Opening January 18 in La Jolla
Jasper Johns: Light Bulb
This exhibition brings together for the first time Johns’s light bulb sculptures and related works on paper, including several drawings and modified prints from the artist’s collection that have never before been exhibited.

Cerca Series: Javier Ramírez Limón
Tijuana-based photographer Javier Ramírez Limón presents two straight-photographic series that document different moments in the process of migration and adaptation of Mexican communities in the Southern United States.

Closing February 1 in Downtown
Human/Nature: Artists Respond to a Changing Planet
Don’t miss your last chance to take in this innovative exhibition featuring new, commissioned works by eight leading contemporary artists.

MEMBER EVENTS

Members’ Preview: Jasper Johns: Light Bulb
Saturday, 1/17/09 > 7-9 PM > La Jolla
MCASD Members are invited to preview the galleries and celebrate the opening of the exhibition, Jasper Johns: Light Bulb. Hear MCASD Senior Curator Dr. Stephanie Hanor speak about the artist’s work, followed by a cocktail reception.

PROGRAMS

Lecture: Jasper Johns: The Idea of Knowing an Image
Saturday, 1/17/09 > 7 PM > La Jolla

In conjunction with the opening of Jasper Johns: Light Bulb, exhibition curator and MCASD Senior Curator Dr. Stephanie Hanor will present her research on the light bulb motif in Jasper Johns’s work.

TNT: Fallen Fruit

Thursday, 2/5/09, 7-10 PM > MCASD Downtown
TNT joins forces with Fallen Fruit, an LA-based activist art project that uses the concept of “public fruit” to get people thinking about the vitality of their communities and neighborhoods. Hear from the founding members, then participate in communal jam-making and many other fruit-centric experiences.

 

Jasper Johns, Light Bulb I, 1958. Art copyright Jasper Johns/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY.
Cerca Series: Javier Ramirez Limon
Work by Rigo 23 featured in the exhibition Human/Nature
Fallen Fruit

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