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AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY ARTJANUARY 201145 North Venice BoulevardVenice, California 90291Tel 310 822 4955www.lalouver.comSol leWittStructureS. WorkS on PaPer. Wall DraWingS.19712005.PHotograPHY RichaRddeacon FRedeRickhammeRsley sollewitt seanscullyJuanusl 20 January 26 February.alSo SHoWing:Michael Salvatore TierneyAEROSPACEJanuary 8 - February 26, 20115797 Washington Boulevard | Culver City, California 90232323.272.3642 | www.blytheprojects.netMichael Salvatore Tierney, Durand Durand, 2010, archival pigment printCMYCMMYCYCMYKAmerican Contemporary Art Magazine_Full Page_Blythe Projects.pdf 1 1/19/2011 3:14:04 PMMichael Salvatore TierneyAEROSPACEJanuary 8 - February 26, 20115797 Washington Boulevard | Culver City, California 90232323.272.3642 | www.blytheprojects.netMichael Salvatore Tierney, Durand Durand, 2010, archival pigment printCMYCMMYCYCMYKAmerican Contemporary Art Magazine_Full Page_Blythe Projects.pdf 1 1/19/2011 3:14:04 PMMichael Salvatore TierneyAEROSPACEJanuary 8 - February 26, 20115797 Washington Boulevard | Culver City, California 90232323.272.3642 | www.blytheprojects.netMichael Salvatore Tierney, Durand Durand, 2010, archival pigment printCMYCMMYCYCMYKAmerican Contemporary Art Magazine_Full Page_Blythe Projects.pdf 1 1/19/2011 3:14:04 PM45 North Venice BoulevardVenice, California 90291Tel 310 822 4955www.lalouver.comSol leWittStructureS. WorkS on PaPer. Wall DraWingS.19712005.PHotograPHY RichaRddeacon FRedeRickhammeRsley sollewitt seanscullyJuanusl 20 January 26 February.alSo SHoWing:Michael Salvatore TierneyAEROSPACEJanuary 8 - February 26, 20115797 Washington Boulevard | Culver City, California 90232323.272.3642 | www.blytheprojects.netMichael Salvatore Tierney, Durand Durand, 2010, archival pigment printCMYCMMYCYCMYKAmerican Contemporary Art Magazine_Full Page_Blythe Projects.pdf 1 1/19/2011 3:14:04 PMMichael Salvatore TierneyAEROSPACEJanuary 8 - February 26, 20115797 Washington Boulevard | Culver City, California 90232323.272.3642 | www.blytheprojects.netMichael Salvatore Tierney, Durand Durand, 2010, archival pigment printCMYCMMYCYCMYKAmerican Contemporary Art Magazine_Full Page_Blythe Projects.pdf 1 1/19/2011 3:14:04 PM

JANUARY 2011CONTENTSAdvertising Inquiresadvertising@acamagazine.com561.542.6028 / Richard Kalisheracamagazine.com 2010 R.K. Graphics. All Rights Reserved.Content courtesy of represented institutions.Richard Kalisher PUBLISHERDonovan Stanley EDITOREric Kalisher DESIGNEXHIBITIONS30 Los Angeles 35 San Francisco36 New York39 Philadelphia39 Boston40 Washington41 Santa Fe41 Tucson41 ScottsdaleFEATURESKorean Art in Los Angeles 22Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus & Beyond 24COVER Abland - Ulf Puder 36 2010 - oil on canvas - 83 x 59 Cui Xiuwen - Existential Emptiness No.20 - 2009 - c-print - 37.4 x 181.1Alexander KrollUnfoldingsJanuary 13 - February 20, 2011207 W. 5th StreetLos Angeles, CA 90013www.cb1gallery.com213-806-7889gallery@cb1gallery.comGalleryHours:Wednesday-Sunday,noon-6p.m.Thursday&Fridayopenuntil7:30p.m.EDWARD CELLAART+ARCHITECTUREEskE kaththErE arE housEs EvErywhErEJanuary 8 FEbruary 12, 2011opEning rEcEptionJanuary 8, 2011 7-10pm975 chung king roadLos angELEs, ca 90012www.cjamesgallery.como (213) 687-0844info@cjamesgallery.com F (213) 687-8815)./4':5=4259'4-+2+9).'82/+0'3+9-'22+8?January 22 February 19, 2011Opening receptiOn January 22, 2011 | 7pm 10pmCurated by Jae yang |art-merge.cOm|bringing promising emerging artists to america 6023 Washington BoulevardCulver City, CA 90232 310.558.0200 www.lebasseprojects.comAhn-Nyung | HelloIntroduCtIon to Korean Contemporary artWalker, 2010, Oil on linen, 70 x 60DAVID KAPPNew PaintingsBergamot Station Arts CenterUnit G2 Santa Monica, CA310 829 3300 www.ruthbachofnergallery.comRUTH BACHOFNERGALLERYJanuary 15 March 12, 20112903 Santa Monica Blvd.Santa Monica, CA 90404310-828-1912www.gallerykmLA.com Gallery Hours:Tue Sat, 11am5pm or by appointmentWhitney Hubbs, Untitled, 8 x 10",Silver Gelatin Print, 1993 Laura Kim, detail from Artifact Drawing #1,6.8 x 10.2",C-print, 2010EmbarrassmEnt 2: thEorythrough February 10, 2011michael DoppLiz GlynnPeter holzhauerWhitney hubbs Laura KimJuliana romanoFrank ryanLily simonsonCaleb WaldorfJessica Williams GalleryKM_ACA_FP_Final.indd 1 1/25/11 9:02 PM22 A|C|A January 2011isanexhibitionof15multimedia works by four Korean artists exploring the conceptual and visual currents igniting the Korean contemporary art scene today. Curator Jae Yang is the founder of Art-merge, a Los Angeles-based consultancy that supports emerging artists. Drawingonsevenyearsofintroducingcutting-edgecon-temporaryworktotheAmericanartmarket,Yangmines the vanguard of South Koreas dynamic gallery scene to de-livertheAmericanaudienceanunprecedentedsurveyof worksthatareasefusiveintheirnaivetastheyareex-pansiveintheiraestheticachievement.Asawhole,Ahn-Nyung|Hellouncoversacultureintransition:memories aremutable,synthesisabutstradition,andexperienceis subjecttoaregimenofcreativere-envisioning.Featured artists include Hyung Kwan Kim, Seok Kim, Yeonju Sung, and Jin Young Yu. A companion exhibition, Paperwork, will take place in the gallerys project room, featuring works on paperbyartistsKimEull,TaeHeonKim,KakyoungLee, andYongSin.InAhn-Nyung|Hello,theartistsutilizea range of media to explore a rapidly changing society, work-ingwitheithersyntheticmaterials(HyungKwanKims plastictapereliefsandJinYoungYusPVCsculptures),or organic matter reinterpreted anachronistically (Seok Kims wooden robot sculptures) and unexpectedly (Yeonju Sungs photographsofhautecouturedesignsconstructedfroma varietyofcommonfoodstufs).IncontrastisPaperwork, thecompanionexhibitioninthegallerysprojectroom. Where Ahn-Nyung | Hello embraces postmodernitys frag-mented,disparateluster,Paperworkevokestraditionand continuity in its presentation of contemporary work made from Asian arts most fundamental mediaink and paper. Taken together, Ahn-Nyung | Hello and Paperwork operate in dialogue with one another to ofer an engaging and chal-lenging overview of Korean contemporary art. JinYoungYusworkdepictstheoutsiderlongingtobein-visiblethefyonthewallortheobserverseekingtogo unseen.Artisthandiworkmeetsthecommercialperfec-tiononewouldusuallyexpectfromthelikesofKoonsor Murakami, as Yu constructs her fgures from a ultra-trans-parent PVC and hand cast and painted plaster. Te result-ingsculpturesexplorethedynamicsofsocialanxietyand expectationthroughasemi-apparentcastofsubjectswho aresomber,withdrawnandexquisitelyunapproachable. Korean Art Showcase in Los AngelesFeatured ExhibitionAhn-Nyung | Hello Feature 23 Terobotachildhoodplaything,objectofdesireand memory, and once a cornerstone of Asian pop-cultural ver-nacular assumes a transcendent role in Seok Kims sculp-tural work. In his monochromatic plastic pieces, the artists subjectsappearnearlyuntouchable,deepinepicposesof thought and prayer. Meanwhile his colorful wooden robots take on distinctly human frailties, as they sit alone at a desk orposealongsidetheirbicycleduringacommutehome. Inherphotographsofclothingconstructedfrommaterial that could never be worn, YeonJu Sung captures a series of phantomstemporalcheckpointsdepictingobjectsdes-tined to decay, objects that fail in function what they seem tofulfllinappearance.Byultimatelyrenderingwhatbe-gins as sculptural work in the photographic medium, Sung exposesanauthorityofimageoverreality,revealingthe tenuous line that separates lived from imagined experience. In Hyung Kwan Kims work, wistful scenes of discovery are born out against dense, hyper felds of urban activity. Hu-man fgures appear obscured, dismembered or caricatured in each colorful relief, as Kim explores the concept of cities andsocietiesasgrandartifcialexhibitionhalls.Tisisa process-rich endeavor in which the artist derives a nuanced palette from the subtle color deviations and inconsistencies in plastic electrical and packing tape.Ahn-Nyung | HelloLeBasse Projects Culver City[through February 19](left page) Hyung Kwan Kim, More Than This #3, plastic electrical tape, 70x46. (above)workbySeokKim(below)YeonjuSung,Banana,pigmentprint,35"x54".Jin Young Yu, Family in Disguise, mixed media, 14"x51"x18".24 A|C|A January 2011Bauhaus and our very sense of what is modern in twentieth century art and design are practically synonymous.We are surrounded in our everyday lives by the designs and theories put into practice by the Bauhaus.While the school of the Bauhaus existed only from 1919 to 1933, its principals and infuenceresonatetodaybecauseoftheachieve-ments of the artists and architects associated with it:WalterGropius,PaulKlee,VassilyKandinsky, JosephAlpers,LyonelFeininger,LaszloMoholy-Nagy, Warner Drewes and Herbert Bayer.By defnition Bauhaus means construction or architecture (bau) and house (haus) in German.It wasthecreationofWalterGropius,whoin1919 assumed control of the Weimar School of the Arts and Crafs and the Weimar Academy of Fine Art. HecombinedthetwointotheWeimarBauhaus School.It was Gropius intention to create a new generation of crafsmen without the class distinc-tions between crafsmen and artists.No doubt it Noinstitutionhasafectedthecourseof twentiethcenturyartanddesignsopro-foundlyastheBauhaus.Itsimpactisstag-gering.Bauhaus precedents provide sources foreverythingfromtheappearanceofour urban skylines to the modern dinnerware on our hard-edged, contemporary tables.They arefoundinvirtuallyeveryfunctionallyde-signed object and graphic today.Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus and Beyondby Hugo Anderson- Gwen ChanzitCurator, Herbert Bayer Archive at the Denver Art Museum Feature 25 wasanattempttobuildsomethingnewandpositiveout oftheashesofWorldWarIwhenGropiusstatedLetus desire, conceive, and create the new building of the future together.Tecentralconceptwasthatnooneartformwasin-herentlybetterthananyotherandthatthefneartsand appliedartsmustbestudiedandusedtogether.Trough good design the new artist/crafsman would create a better world.Te very fact that easel painting was replaced in the curriculumby