Tuesday, December 13, 2011 | Lecture | 7:00pm | Hammer Museum 

Saul Bass was the designer of iconic titles and posters for films by Alfred Hitchcock and Otto Preminger, among others; the creator of dynamic logos and advertising campaigns for clients such as Quaker Oats and United Airlines; and an Academy Award winning filmmaker. Pat Kirkham, co-author with Jennifer Bass of Saul Bass: A Life in Film and Design, explores the world of one of the 20th century’s most influential visual innovators. A book signing will follow the program.

Lectures on Video Art and Work from Rio de Janeiro 
Super 8 Exhibition Continues at Christopher Grimes Gallery

“The Christopher Grimes Gallery will host a series of three lectures in conjunction with the ongoing video exhibition, Super 8July 26 begins with a lecture by independent curator Carole Ann Klonarides on the history and collecting of Los Angeles based video work. Wednesday, July 27 will feature a lecture by Glenn Phillips, curator at the Getty Research Institute, on video art in Brazil. Glenn Phillips joins the gallery again on Thursday the 28th for a lecture on video art in Japan. Each lecture begins promptly at 7pm each night. ”  

Also coming up the following week- 
Week 4: August 1-6 is work from Rio de Janeiro Curated by Tunga

Tuesday – Tunga, Cooking 2010
Wednesday – Louise Botkay, Mammah 2006
Thursday – Marta Jourdan, Zona de Lancamento #5 2011
Friday – Laura Erber, The funambulist and the diver 2008
Saturday – Thiago Rocha Pitta, homage to JMW Turner 2002 
*There is a full schedule of each week’s videos on their web site.

I saw Tunga’s Cooking video at the opening and I can honestly say you haven’t seen anything quite like it. See you at the lectures.