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Nancy Reddin Kienholz describes the origins of "The Merry-Go-World or Begat By Chance and The Wonder Horse Trigger" (1988-92). Created in collaboration with her husband and artistic partner Edward Kienholz, "The Merry-Go-World" is considered one of their most ambitious tableaux.

In the studio
Filmed on location at Matt Wedel's home and studio in Albany, Ohio. The artist discusses recent shifts in his practice, most notably the merging of sculptural form with painterly abstraction.
Get a glimpse into Heather Gwen Martin's painting process in her downtown Los Angeles studio.
Watch complete documentation of Gajin Fujita's meticulous painting process as he creates "Demon Slayer" for his exhibition "Warriors, Ghosts at Ancient Gods of the Pacific."
Ben Jackel talks about his recent ceramic works based on fire hydrants.
A short film on Charles Garabedian working in his studio in 2006.
Take a peak into Peter Shelton's studio as he and his team work on restoring "redress," a fiberglass sculpture from 1998.
Exhibitions
Legendary Texan musician and visual artist Terry Allen came to Los Angeles with an exhibition at L.A. Louver "The Exact Moment It Happens in the West: Stories, Pictures and Songs from the '60s 'Til Now" and two performances at Zebulon.
Presenting a site-specific mural by the Los Angeles-based artist Alex "Defer" Kizu in our open-air Skyroom. Follow the work's progress from start to finish, along with insight and commentary from the artist.
British artist Richard Deacon and Chinese artist Sui Jianguo on their two-person exhibition at L.A. Louver, Venice, CA.
Alison Saar explains how Topsy from "Uncle Tom's Cabin" played a pivotal role in shaping her latest body of work.
Sculptor Deborah Butterfield discusses the importance of marine debris in her recent sculptures.
A tour of David Hockney's Yosemite Suite exhibition at L.A. Louver, Venice, CA, 13 July - 1 October 2016.
Conversations
On 20 Nov 2019, L.A. Louver hosted a lively conversation on R.B. Kitaj's life and work, in the context of his collages and prints. Panelists included Tracy Bartley, Jonathan Griffin and Bruce Guenther.
Alison Saar and Evie Shockley discuss their collaborations, that merge visual art and poetry.
Chaz Bojorquez, Gajin Fujita and Slick join author and graffiti documentarian Steve Grody to discuss the beginnings of graffiti in Los Angeles, from gang writing to "Wild Style."
Ben Jackel and Christopher Miles in conversation at L.A. Louver, 26 Feb 2015.
Kathleen Shields and Alan Phenix join Hunter Drohojowska-Philp to discuss the work of Frederick Hammersley.
Watch L.A. Louver's recent conversation with Gajin Fujita and Ilona Katzew (Curator at LACMA) in the context of the artist's current drawings exhibition.
Rogue Wave
A look inside the Hollywood studio of artist Matthew Brandt. Brandt discusses his project "Lakes and Reservoirs," which is included in "Rogue Wave 2013" at L.A. Louver.
Take a look inside Laura Krifka's studio in Ventura, California. Exhibiting in "Rogue Wave 2013," Krifka works in painting, drawing, sculpture, and stop-animation.
In the studio with Kim Schoenstadt as she discusses her works exhibiting in Rogue Wave 2013.
Featuring Kim Schoenstadt, Owen Kydd and Sherin Guirguis
Featuring Ashley Landrum, Heather Gwen Martin and Laura Krifka
Featuring Sarah Awad, Farrah Karapetian and Matthew Brandt
From the archives
Filmed in Los Angeles in 1961, this documentary traces the beginnings of Edward Kienholz's art career as he prepares for an exhibition at Ferus Gallery.
"Kienholz On Exhibit," directed by June Steel, consists of audience reactions to a Edward Kienholz's 1966 exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
Footage of the installation of Mark di Suvero's massive public sculpture "Declaration" on Venice Beach on 10 May 2001.
First part of an interview with Peter Shelton, that surveys 25 years of his work.
An excerpt from Terry Allen's multimedia theater piece "Dugout III" performed at the Lesnic Center for Performing Arts on 25 January 2003.
Deborah Butterfield describes the synchronicity between her passion for riding and caring for horses and her work in the studio.
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