This week you can: get to know Theaster Gates; learn about an iconic home renovation; transport yourself to the multi-modal future; attend a reading of letters written by prospective home-buyers; and see paintings of urban desolation.
At SCI-Arc’s annual gala MAIN EVENT, DnA host Frances Anderton will be celebrated for her work expanding the public dialogue surrounding architecture, design, and urbanism through her unique blend of journalistic experience in politics and current affairs as well as design. She explains why an architecture education is worth investing in.
See art and design by Angeleno talents at the Schindler House and Barnsdall Art Park; go to a SCI-Arc gala (honoring Frances Anderton, supporting students); see rare 19th century drawings of planets at the Huntington Library; dream up architecture in the virtual world at UCLA; and shop for vintage pieces at Modernica’s Downtown Modernism sale.
This week: browse products by contemporary Mexican designers, see the latest home trends at Dwell on Design, admire ceramic art by Peter Shire and others, discuss the future of preservation in Los Angeles, and explore unrealized film projects by Sergei Eisenstein and Bertolt Brecht.