La Reina de Los Ángeles

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Past Event
free after 4:30 p.m

Location Info:

Descanso Gardens, Sturt Haaga Gallery
1418 Descanso Dr.
La Cañada Flintridge, CA  91011
818-949-4200
Water, and its endless implications and reverberations across geography, ecology, politics, economics, industry and culture, is a perennially relevant and inspiring topic for artists and curators — especially in L.A., and especially now. In fact, art is in many ways better suited for an exploration of the nuances and paradoxes of our society's relationship to this life-giving resource. What better place for an interdisciplinary, topical exhibition than Descanso Gardens, a local botanical treasure with its own hydro-complexities. Featuring sculpture and installation from the intimate tactility of ceramics to the large-scale of scaffold — and excitingly occupying not only the gallery spaces but spread across the architecture and the entire grounds of the gardens — "La Reina de Los Ángeles" opens Sunday with a DJ party and an after-hours outdoor screening of Chinatown.

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