• X-TRA Summer Sketchy Garden Party

    Sunday, July 29 2–4pm the garden at Hauser & Wirth

    X-TRA Summer Issue Launch: Sketchy Garden Party

    X-TRA invites you to celebrate the launch of the summer issue, the last in X-TRA’s 20th Anniversary volume!

    Sunday, July 29
    2–4pm
    in the garden at Hauser & Wirth
    901 East 3rd Street
    Los Angeles, CA 90013

    Free and open to the public. All ages welcome!

    Celebrate the limitless exploration of a blank page with an afternoon of sketching and conversation in the garden at Hauser & Wirth.

    In honor of the special sketchbook project in the summer issue, we invite you to join us for a drawing exchange: make a drawing, take a drawing.

    Drawing paper and pens provided.
    Refreshments and X-TRA’s too!

    In this issue, Travis Diehl and Brica Wilcox present “Realized Sketches in Two Dimensions,” featuring 20 artists’ sketches for time-based work. Featuring sketches by: Meriem Bennani, Jonathan Billet, Jibz Cameron, Poppy Coles, Danielle Dean, Simone Forti, Liz Magic Laser, Adam Linder, João Enxuto & Erica Love, Shana Moulton, Kelly Nipper, Galeria Perdida, Maria Petschnig, Jon Rafman, Lucy Raven, Carolyn Pennypacker Riggs, Rasmus Røhling, Miljohn Ruperto, Tarwuk, and Andrew Norman Wilson

    This new collection of sketches takes after X-TRA’s Vol. 4, no. 4, a full issue of sketches, brought together by Karin Lanzoni in 2002. For this issue Karin invited 20 artists, both well known and emerging, to submit a sketch “from their archive, sketchbook, computer files, shoebox, etc.” as well as selecting several from the archives at the Getty Research Institute. Together, the issue featured sketches by: Rheim Alkadhi, Madena Asbell, Robert BordoSteven Hull, Marina Kappos, Allan Kaprow, Mike Kelley, Heidi Kidon, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner, Lisa Lapinski, Thomas Lawson, Daniel Libeskind, Mark Robert Lewis, El Lissitzky, René Magritte, Euan Macdonald, Chris Nichols, Jim Ovelmen, Bonnie Porter, Man Ray, Diego Rivera, Jérôme Saint-Loubert Bié, Carolee Schneemann, Kristina Solomoukha, Brad Spence, Mitchell Syrop, Izumi Tachiki, Lebbeus Woods, and Richard Wright

    Special thanks to Hauser & Wirth for hosting! See you there!

    Check out the project the summer issue here: http://x-traonline.org/article/realized-sketches-in-two-dimensions/

    VIA Art Fund is a producing sponsor for this issue.

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