Come and draw with Lita Albuquerque in the Interior Forest
Friday, May 17, 11am – 3pm
18th Street Arts Center
1639 18th Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
As part of Forêt Intérieure/Interior Forest, Alexandra Grant’s residency at 18th Street Arts Center, she has invited both the public and other artists to lead drawing sessions to join her in illustrating Hélène Cixous’s book “Philippines”.
Lita Albuquerque is at the forefront of a generation of the celebrated California Light and Space and Ephemeral Installation artists who emerged during the 1970s. She has exhibited around the world and has major public works in the USA, Japan, Egypt, the UAE, and Canada. Her ephemeral instillations have been seen in locations as diverse as the Washington Monument, the Pyramids of Giza, and the Ross Ice Shelf on Antarctica. Lita has been awarded several highly coveted international grants and fellowships for her sculpture, instillations, and paintings and in 1996 she won the prestigious Cairo Biennale Prize. She has exhibited in the Museum of Contemporary Art, The Metropolitan Museum, LACMA, The Getty, and The Whitney Museum. www.litaalbuquerque.com
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