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The UAG presents Katherina Olschbaur's "Dirty Elements"

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Katherina OlschbaurDirty Elements

Curated by Allyson Unzicker
Contemporary Arts Center (CAC) Gallery
On View: January 11 – March 14, 2020
Opening Reception: January 11, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Gallery is pleased to present a series of new paintings by Austrian-born, Los Angeles based artist Katherina Olschbaur in Dirty Elements, her first solo institutional exhibition in the U.S. On view in the Contemporary Arts Center Gallery January 11th through March 14th, 2020, the opening reception will be held on Saturday, January 11th from 2:00 pm until 5:00 pm.

The law is not patriarchal because it denies the existence, even the power, of women...The law is patriarchal because it denies the bodies, sexualities of women


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Viewing Science and Society Through Art

Written by Christine Byrd

American Monument invites you to put a record on, but what you hear may make you uncomfortable. The turntables mounted on 22 white pedestals play audio from police body cams and eyewitness recordings from some of the most notorious examples of police brutality against African Americans. The monument, created by artist Lauren Woods, will be at the Beall Center for Art + Technology through Apr. 4, where it marries law and art, offering visitors the opportunity to engage with an often difficult and polarizing topic. 

“Public visibility of police brutality has increased in recent years,” says Kimberli Meyer, the curator and cultural producer for American Monument. “This work of art provides a way to go beyond the spectacle, to witness on a granular level how law is culture.”

Law and Art

UCI faculty from informatics, law, social ecology, humanities and arts worked together to bring


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Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star

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Tony DeLap Honored with the Claire Trevor Commemorative Star

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The University of California, Irvine’s Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) named Tony DeLap the recipient of the fifth Claire Trevor Commemorative Star. The Claire Trevor Commemorative Star is awarded to members of the community as a lasting reminder to future generations of their devotion and contributions to CTSA. Mr. DeLap, who passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, was honored for his contributions in establishing the Department of Art as well as to the art community overall. Dean Stephen Barker presented the Star at his memorial tribute event on Sunday, September 8, 2019, to Mr. DeLap's wife, Kathy DeLap. The official unveiling of the Star will take place on Friday, November 15, 2019, in the Contemporary Arts Center Plaza on the CTSA campus. A light reception will follow the program.

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11 a.m. – 12


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Art of Social Change

Two more UCI faculty and alumni receive Guggenheim Fellowships

When a shiny sculpture of a rabbit by the most commercially successful living artist sold for a record-breaking $91 million at auction earlier this year, UCI art professor Daniel Joseph Martinez shrugged.

“We don’t remember the people who sold the most,” he says. “We remember the people who changed the trajectory of ideas.”

Two UCI artists were recently honored for doing just that. Martinez, a UCI professor for 29 years, and alumna Hồng-An Trương ’08, were among the 168 artists, writers and scholars selected from 3,000 applicants to receive The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation fellowship this year, recognizing both “prior achievement and exceptional promise.”

“To be in the legacy of all of the artists and scholars who have received the Guggenheim over the years, that’s an


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UAG presents "B L U E W A V E" by the late artist Lutz Bacher

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B L U E  W A V E  L u t z  B a c h e r

"You are here and you have me and we are daring and desperate and dangerous operatives saving the world and planning the destruction of evil"

IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s University Art Galleries is pleased to present B L U E  W A V E  L u t z  B a c h e r in multiple exhibition spaces including the University Art Gallery (UAG) and the Contemporary Art Center (CAC) gallery, and across campus including the lobby of the CAC and multiple computer labs. The exhibition is the final large-scale multimedia installation of the late artist’s forty-year career, produced in the seven months before her death in May 2019. The exhibition features never before seen work, including Moskva (2019), which consists of nearly 100 prints, acting as the centerpiece of the show. The


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UC Irvine’s Room Gallery presents "Beirut Lab: 1975(2020)" in the Room Gallery

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UC Irvine’s Room Gallery presents Beirut Lab: 1975(2020) in the Room Gallery

IRVINE, Calif. – UC Irvine’s Universities Art Galleries (UAG) are pleased to present Beirut Lab: 1975(2020) or again, rubbed smooth, a moment in time__caesura. The exhibition will be on view in the Room Gallery, October 5 – December 14, 2019. 

In [a] Gödel universe, it is provable that there exist closed time-like curves such that if you travel fast enough, you can, though always heading toward your local future, arrive in the past. These closed loops or circular paths have a more familiar name: time travel. But if it is possible in such worlds, as Gödel argues, to return to one’s past, then what was past never passed at all.
Palle Yourgrau, A World without Time, 2004

When we look


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A Tribute to Tony DeLap, honoring the life and work of a brilliant artist and educator

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A Tribute to Tony DeLap, honoring the life and work of a brilliant artist and educator

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A Tribute to Tony DeLap. UCI Claire Trevor School of the Arts, Laguna Art Museum, Orange County Museum of Art, and Parrasch Heijnen Gallery will hold a public tribute to celebrate the life and work of the late Tony DeLap who passed away on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, at his home in Corona del Mar, California. The memorial will take place on Sunday, September 8, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Irvine Barclay Theatre. Friends, family, and colleagues will share stories and memories to honor DeLap’s legacy and the many facets of the artist’s life as a family man, teacher, magician, and revered California artist. A hosted reception will follow the program.

WHEN/WHERE:
1 p.m. Sunday, September 8, 2019, Irvine Barclay Theatre, 4242 Campus Drive, Irvine, CA 92612. UCI Student Center Parking Structure, 311 W


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