The Storefront for Art and Architecture is opening its first Pop-Up Storefront in Los Angeles on April 11 at Paperchase Printing on Sunset Blvd. Pop-Up Storefronts are planned to open in Milan, London, and Yokohama throughout 2008.
The opening exhibition is Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed that examines architecture of the last two decades of the Soviet Union, photographed by Frèderic Chaubin. The exhibition will be on view April 11 through May 17, 2008 with an opening reception on April 11 at 7pm.
In addition, there will also be a conversation on 20th Century Soviet Architecture on April 13 at 2pm with:
-Barry Bergdoll, organizer of Lost Vanguard and Philip Johnson Chief Curator of Architecture & Design at MoMA, New York,
-Fréderic Chaubin, photographer, Cosmic Communist Constructions Photographed (CCCP)
-Richard Pare, photographer, Lost Vanguard
-Joseph Grima, curator of CCCP and Director of Storefront for Art and Architecture, New YorkCosmic Communist Constructions Photographed (CCCP), Frèderic Chaubin
April 11 – May 17, 2008
Wednesday – Friday, 3pm – 8pm
Saturday – Sunday, 1pm – 8pm
The opening and conversation are part of Los Angeles Art Weekend, a new arts festival, taking place from April 10-13 that highlights the city's vast array of creative talent working in art, architecture, design, and film. Programs, exhibitions, and events are scheduled throughout Los Angeles Art Weekend at venues that include some of the city's best retailers, exhibition spaces, museums, and galleries. Pop-Up Storefront, Paperchase Printing, 7176 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90046. For more information visit: www.laartweekend.com.