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Venice Art Walk, Los Angeles

American Architectural Event – LA Architecture, California, USA

Apr 15, 2013

Venice Art Walk Event

Los Angeles, California, USA

Venice Art Walk & Auctions Celebrates 34th Annual Venice Family Clinic Fundraiser in Partnership with Google Los Angeles

Google Binoculars:
Venice Art Walk 2013
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VENICE, CA — The Venice Art Walk & Auctions celebrates its 34th anniversary as the largest art walk in Southern California and community fundraiser to benefit Venice Family Clinic, a community health system that provides quality care to 24,000 low-income, uninsured, and homeless families and individuals on the Westside of Los Angeles. Through an expanded month-long calendar of events, the 2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions will encompass exclusive artist studio and architecture tours with meet-the-artist opportunities, a silent art auction at Google Los Angeles, biking tours, gallery shows and special exhibitions, as well as live entertainment, food and drinks—all set against the backdrop of beautiful Venice, California.

LA House Interior:
Venice Art Walk 2013
photo from organisers

The 2013 Venice Art Walk and Auctions proudly celebrates the achievements of two signature artists: Larry Bell and John Van Hamersveld. Larry Bell is a contemporary American artist and sculptor whose 40 years of work can be found in the collections of many of the world’s top art aficionados, public spaces, major museums and cultural institutions, including the Museum of Modern Art; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum; Whitney Museum of American Art; and the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles. John Van Hamersveld is a renowned graphic designer, illustrator and artist perhaps best known for creating the brilliant and instantly iconic image for “The Endless Summer,” the seminal 1966 surf movie by Bruce Brown. As signature artist, Van Hamersveld created the graphic imagery and logo for the 2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions.

Mandabach House:
Venice Art Walk 2013
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The curatorial committee for the 2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions is composed of influential leaders in the art, architecture and philanthropy communities including Robert Berman, Laddie John Dill, Andrea Fiuczynski, John Geresi, David Hertz, Constance Lawton, Sam Lubell, Leo Marmol, Laura Maslon, Eliza Osborne, Barbara Schwan, Ali Subotnick, and Billie Milam Weisman.

Revello House:
Venice Art Walk 2013
photo from organisers

Venice Art Walk & Auctions – Main Events

Silent Art Auction, Family Fun Day and Community Celebration hosted by and held at Google Los Angeles – May 19th
Google becomes an art gallery as it opens its Frank Gehry-designed Los Angeles headquarters for a silent art auction featuring hundreds of paintings, photographs and sculpture by renowned Southern California artists including Ed Ruscha, Andy Moses, Kelly Berg, Kenny Harris, Ned Evans and Gregg Chadwick. The relocated Family Fun Day will feature games, music and family-friendly activities outside the Google Los Angeles headquarters in Venice. A community celebration featuring food trucks, music and live performances will enliven the closed-off block behind Google on Hampton Drive between Sunset Ave. and Rose Ave.

Artist Studio Tour: “Venture into Venice” Artist Studio Tour – May 19th
See where art is created as established and emerging artists open their Westside studios for a rare meet and greet. This year’s studio tours highlight never-before-seen studios east of Lincoln Ave. and west of Abbot Kinney Blvd., including a special exhibit with Jacob Kassay and studio stops at Guy Webster, Pentti Monkkonen and Liz Kraft. Your $50 donation to Venice Family Clinic grants exclusive access to participating artists’ studios, gallery exhibits, live art performances and special food and beverage offers.

The 2013 Venice Art Walk & Auctions public event calendar includes:

Art & Architecture Tour: “Channeling Chautauqua Boulevard and the Pacific Palisades” – April 20th
Get a rare glimpse inside a selection of fine homes along Chautauqua Boulevard, including the Chautauqua Residence designed by William Hefner and Eames House, the personal residence and studio of Charles and Ray Eames, while taking in breathtaking views of the Pacific Ocean from the Pacific Palisades neighborhood. New for 2013, this VIP docent-led shuttle bus tour features lunch and exceptional vistas.

Art & Architecture Bike Tour: “Bike the Beach with Architect David Hertz” – April 27th
Grab your bike for a tour of the Venice boardwalk led by renowned architect David Hertz – designer of Showtime’s “Californication” house – as he takes you on a private tour of favorite properties he’s designed on Ocean Front Walk and concludes with a reception at a newly-unveiled residential compound on Navy Street.

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