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The LAist Interview: Bettina Korek of ForYourArt
We caught up with Bettina Korek, founder of ForYourArt this week to discuss the current state of the L.A. scene and what we have to look forward to this fall.
"The art world isn't just about collecting often-expensive objects," said Korek, "it's also about learning and engaging and it can be a gateway to all different discplines."
It's great when both MOCA and LACMA have showcases like Art in the Streets and the Tim Burton exhibit but it's equally important to experience and engage with the museum space as a whole.
"I hope that ForYourArt can be a resource for people to not only know what's going on in L.A. but also to find that inspiring context that they can delve deeper into," she said.
2011 has already been a strong year for art in L.A. but just wait for the fall: Pacific Standard Time, a collaboration between over 60 arts organizations with exhibits from San Diego to Santa Barbara. The first project of its kind in L.A., Pacific Standard Time, opening in October, is the result of nearly a decade of research by the Getty Research Institute and comprises a veritable history of the rise of art culture in Los Angeles over the years 1945-1980.
But Yeoh is the first to publicly identify as Asian. We take a look at Oberon's complicated path in Hollywood.
His latest solo exhibition is titled “Flutterluster,” showing at Los Angeles gallery Matter Studio. It features large works that incorporate what Huss describes as a “fluttering line” that he’s been playing with ever since he was a child — going on 50 years.
It's set to open by mid-to-late February.
The new Orange County Museum of Art opens its doors to the public on Oct. 8.
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