This Week's Must See Art Events in LA

Nov. 5 - Nov. 8 

MOMMY at 356 Mission The west coast premiere of Maggie Lee's MOMMY, a portrait of the director’s mother before and after her unexpected death. Returning to her childhood home to renovate and sell the house, Maggie discovers secret artifacts from her mother’s life. The screening will be followed with a performance by Brendan Fowler + DJ Mercedes Kilmer.
(Boyle Heights, Thursday 7pm)
Katy Cowan The Studio, The Sketch at Cherry and Martin In this exhibition titled The Studio, The Sketch, Cowan’s objects reveal her physicality towards a studio practice that investigates the intersections of fine art, craft, and labor. In her most recent body of work, Cowan experiments with a new sense of visual language through sculpture and painting. 
(Culver City, Thursday 6-8pm)
Doug Aitken Station to Station at LACMA
Over 24 days, the Station to Station project traveled 4k miles by train across North America. As it stopped in large cities and remote locations, a constantly changing group of artists, musicians, and performers took part in a series of unique happenings. Includes a performance by Sun Araw and a conversation with director Doug Aitken. Purchase tix here. 
(Miracle Mile, Thursday 7:30pm)
Simmons & Burke Dutch Masters at Kohn Gallery  Their newest exhibition consists of 8 monumental collages that were developed after being given full access to the entire digital archive of paintings in the Rijksmuseum. Facetiously titled after flavors of cheap cigars, the works illuminate issues of authorship, obscure source material and find balance between beauty and perversion. (Hollywood, Friday 6-8pm)
Rosson Crow Madame Psychosis Holds a Séance at Honor Fraser Rosson Crow's new work explores the fictional world of Madame Psychosis, an aging showgirl obsessed with the assassination of John F. Kennedy. Comprising a short film and a series of paintings, Crow's new project explores individual psychology and the ways in which national identity is shaped around moments of historical significance.
(Culver City, Saturday 5-8pm)
Carmen Argote Houses he wanted to build at Adjunct Positions For her site-specific installation, Argote hangs a muslin cloth treated with paint and graphite rubbings, to create an exterior layer hanging from the eaves of the Adjunct Positions home. On these hanging mantas Argote combines architectural rubbings of the house itself with an overlay of painted structures from her father’s architectural drawings. (Eagle Rock, Saturday 7-9pm)
FUTRA presents PANGEA at LOT 613 Artist have been invited to perform or exhibit nature-themed works  inspired by art movements such as Earth Art, Environmental Art, Land Art, and/or artwork that portrays concepts of fusion and no borders. RSVP fo entry is $5 before 9PM & $8 after. FUTRA will donate a percentage of proceeds to the non-profit Arid Lands Institute.
(Downtown, Saturday 7pm-12am)
James Turrell at Kayne Griffin Corcoran 
"Nature loves the ellipse"
The exhibition will include three major, large-scale Elliptical Glass works as well as a selection of unique graphic works taken from Aten Reign, the large work created for the atrium of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in 2013
(Miracle Mile, Sunday 4-6pm)
Cayetano Ferrer at Santa Barbara Museum of Art In the second presentation of the SBMA’s series of Interventions—whereby an artist is invited to work within the context of the Museum’s permanent collection—this site-specific installation reveals the artist’s ongoing investigation into what he calls object prosthetics – the reconstruction of broken remains using a variety of conceptual and technological methods. (Santa Barbara, Sunday 11am -5pm)
The Others - The Wrong (again) - New Digital Art Biennale Revel in the banality and randomness of the Internet by navigating net art via the POV of a mouse and tour new works by an international list of artists incl LA new media stars Adam Ferriss, Sharsten Plenge, LaTurbo Avedon, Sam Newell, Theoklitos Trian, and more in an online pavilion curated by Benoit Palop. Visit this virtual biennale IRL [from anywhere] through Jan 31st.
WOAH Last-Look:
…a pointy toe boot up the backside’ Post-Abstraction From Houston at Wilding Cran Gallery  Framed by a 'tongue-in-cheek imperative,’ Christian Eckart curates a thoughtful survey of Houston-based artists working to similar ends in an effort to open 'lines of communication' between two cities. What culminates is a glimpse at a talent pool refreshingly different from LA, where an attention to formality is favored over a more cutesy interpretation of abstraction. Up thru Saturday, Nov 7th with closing reception 6-8pm. Regular hours 11am-6pm.
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