Union Station Is Hosting An Art Show Where You Look At The Work Through Peepholes
An upcoming art installation at downtown's historic Union Station will require the viewer to peer through a series of peepholes to reveal the artwork on the other side. Cabinet of Curiosities runs from August 6 through August 31. A group of artists including Tanya Brodsky, David DiMichele, Ashley Hagen, Noel Korten, Keith Lord, Cecilia Miniucchi and Andre Yi have each created an original work which can be seen through a peephole by one person at a time. There will be a reception on Sunday, August 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
The name of the exhibition comes from a practice known by several other names including Kunstkabinett, Wunderkammer or wonder rooms. These were defined as rooms dating back to the 16th century that hosted a variety of seemingly unrelated or strange objects. One might call the Museum of Jurassic Technology a modern-day wunderkammer, perhaps.
In addition to this show, Union Station has also begun offering a free concert series now through Labor Day weekend consisting of two bands, a DJ and food trucks parked outside. The next show is on August 6 with Sam Fischer. Cabinet of Curiosities takes place from August 6-31 at Union Station, located at 800 N Alameda St. in downtown Los Angeles.