This Week's Must See Art Events in LA

Aug 20 - Aug 26 

Week #4: States of Being at MaRS  For their final event of  the “Regional, International & Extraterrestrial” summer series, MaRS brings you States of Being: A Jeepneys video shoot // some times a set (live performance) and screenings of Claire Hooper's NYX, Paul Simon Richards's ∆ HS.FS. ZWN-BS.NC.BS., & Jeepneys's 

(Downtown, Thursday 7-10pm)
The Temple and the Parlor at Favorite Goods
Co-Curated by Paulina Samborska with works by George Egerton-Warburton, Dwyer Kilcollin, Erin Jane Nelson and Matt Endler, and Pascual Sisto.
(Chinatown, Thursday 6-9pm)
90-Minute Workout of Monument Therapy, Facelifting & Media Massage at Gagosian 
A film night for "Theories on Forgetting." Complete with warm-up and cool-down, this film series explores the adaptability of cultural forms in the media, the landscape, and the psyche.

(Beverly Hills, Thursday 7:30pm)
Come & Go presents YACHT It's fitting they would title their album I Thought The Future Would Be Cooler bc you can't really get much cooler that YACHT. Here's their description for the event: "YES YACHT: cinema narrative / complete with soundtrack / live and in love / last chance / new album / final scene / end of show / free(Culver City, Saturday 1-3pm)
4-WAY, 2-PACK presented by Pair Shaped 
Artist duos Adler & Edmark and Earl Gravy transfer their call-and-response collaboration from web-based ( to floor space, operating from a vacant commercial property located in downtown Los Angeles.
(Downtown, Saturday 7-11pm)
Where My Head Sweats at Basic Land and Water  A solo exhibition by Natalie Jones and the launch of Salad magazine. 
(Santa Monica, Saturday 7-10pm)
Try again. Fail again. Fail better at Cherry and Martin This exhibition examines four artists’ (Katy Cowan, Takuro Kuwata, William J. O'Brien, and Adam Silverman) explorations of ceramics and the inherent nature of its process, contributing authentic voices to the conversation surrounding clay.
(Culver City, Saturday 6-8pm)
New Works Salon XXVIII at Echo Park Film Center This program will feature Section A, the first part of Paul Pescador’s third feature film titled Crushes, Anna Wittenberg's KJMP Presents Der SandmannOlga Digs a Hole, Alee Peoples's new 16mm film Non-stop Beautiful Ladies, Charlotte Pryce's  new 16mm film Prima Materia, Paul Clipson's recent 16mm film Made of Air, with music by Grouper, & Sepand Shahab will share a recent composition. 
(Echo Park, Saturday 8pm)
Dorian Wood's comadreada at LACE 
Dorian Wood, a Los Angeles-based performance artist whose work seeks to glorify both the sanctity and irreverence of intimacy, presents a new vocal performance in response to Rafa Esparza's i have never been here before.
(Hollywood, Wednesday 7pm)
WOAH Last-Look:
Songs of Convenience & Melancholy 
at Bad Reputation 
Zuzanna Czebatul extends cognitive possibilities and relational aesthetics through the sculptural architectures of her site-specific installation. Reconfiguring spatial representations, Czebatul maps environments that read as site-specific studies from an aerial perspective. On view by appt through Fri, Aug 28th  (Westlake/MacArthur Park
1997/2013 at Meliksetian | Briggs  
An installation featuring two video works, colored light and a soundscape by Vienna based artists Richard Hoeck and Heimo Zobernig.
Closes this Saturday, August 22nd.
(West Hollywood)
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