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Pencil This In: 'Women Twirling' at the Getty, LACE Fundraiser

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BENEFIT
The LACE (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions) Art Auction 2009 continues tonight with a silent auction tonight that features live silk-screening with Hit+Run, Ed Templeton & Brandy Flower. Participating Artists include: Skip Arnold, Walead Beshty & Karl Handel, Lauren Bon, Tomory Dodge, Shannon Ebner, Bart Exposito, Francesca Gabbiani, Skylar Haskard & Anna Sew Hoy, Marie Jager, Nina Katchadourian, Mirjam Kort, Elad Lassry, Christopher Michlig, Phranc, Terry Richardon, Steve Roden, Christopher Russell, Kirsten Stoltmann, Sumi Ink Club, Henry Taylor, Yanai Toister, James Welling, John Williams & Claude Collins- Stracensky. The first lots close at 9 pm and the last ones close at 10:30. View the artwork here.

ART TALK*
The Getty Museum presents Women Twirling: Jo Ann Callis, Gay Block and Catherine Opie in Coversation tonight at 7 pm. The three photographers talk about “art, life, and domesticity on the occasion of the exhibition Jo Ann Callis: Woman Twirling,” which is on view through August 9 at the Getty Center. In the exhibit, salt shakers, gloves, and doughnuts become sensual and ominous. Women twirl, do handstands, emerge from water. Admission is free, but reservations are required. Call (310) 440-7300 or visit www.getty.edu to make reservations.