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Get Out: Warhol at MOCA, Thom Andersen on How to Tell Stories About Los Angeles

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STORIES: Join East of Borneo as they celebrate their first publication of Piecing Together Los Angeles: An Esther McCoy Reader and the launch of East of Borneo Books, a collaborative online magazine of contemporary art and its history as considered from Los Angeles. Filmmaker Thom Andersen and anthology editor Susan Morgan will discuss how to capture a city like Los Angeles. The event will be from 3-5pm at ForYourArt at 6020 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles. For more info, check out the event's Facebook page.

ABSTRACT: Head to the MOCA Grand Avenue for the opening exhibition of The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol. “The exhibition explores the recent transformation of abstract painting into one of the most dynamic platforms in contemporary art.” The exhibition will include works from Andy Warhol, Seth Price, Julie Mehretu, Wade Guyton, Kelley Walker, and many more. The exhibition will run from 11am-6pm.

CRAFTS: Today the Craft and Folk Art Museum will be hosting a panel on unexpected art spaces in Los Angeles. They will discuss Playful by Máximo González, one of the exhibitions on display now at the museum (and written up here), as well as yarn-bombing, ShoeboxLA and other nontraditional art programs around L.A. The discussion starts at 3 pm and you can RSVP at rsvp@cafam.org.