Harriet & Charles Luckman
Fine Arts Complex
Contact: Diane Turner
Phone: (323) 343-6616
Fax: (323) 343-6423
Date: March 20, 1996
AT LUCKMAN FINE ARTS GALLERY APRIL 9-MAY 22
A collaborative installation by California artists Katy
Brooks and Myrella Moses
invites guests to explore art in a new way -- using flashlights!
Linking Ethos II: The Millennium Principle, the
second in a series of collaborative installations by California
artists Katy Brooks and Myrella Moses, opens April 9 and continues
through May 22, 1996 at the Harriet and Charles Luckman
Fine Arts Gallery. It is located at Cal State L.A.'s Luckman
Fine Arts Complex and is free to the public. Gallery hours
are Monday through Thursday and Saturday from noon to 5 p.m. and
one hour prior to each theatre performance.
Linking Ethos II offers a fresh new way of looking at art. In
a large space almost void of light except for a few dim spots,
guests are invited to discover the individual artworks and participate
in the installation with the aid of available flashlights. Families
are encouraged to attend this unique exploration of art.
Twelve blackboards yielding insights into the state of the world/humanity,
a chair, a sand pit and pendulum to mark the earth's rotations,
a self-portrait sculpture and a narrator, ask Myrella Moses' questions
about the "big picture."
Fourteen handmade intimate artist books by Katy Brooks, illuminated
by suspended flashlights, reveal glimpses, replete with original
artifacts, into a world foreign to us. Inspired by her extensive
exotic travels, artist/explorer Brooks offers us her observations
and questions about our collective humanity.
A band of black paint which runs along the entire gallery provides
space for guests to express themselves and react to the works
around them with the aid of chalk and flashlights. Writings on
the wall remind one of civilizations' communicative beginnings
on cave walls, to the graffiti covered walls of today. They evoke
the manifestations of observations, questions and the search for
the elusive answer.
Myrella Moses, originally from Berlin, Germany, with a background
in photography, theater and filmmaking, has been an independent
curator of exhibitions such as last year's popular "In the
Black," at the Irvine Fine Arts Center and the Luckman Fine
Katy Brooks is a California native who graduated from Otis Art
Institute. With a background in painting, writing, anthropology
and documentary filmmaking, Brooks' extensive study of humanity
and her resulting art explores issues of "who we are"
and "where we're going."
The exhibition is curated by Dr. Patricia Woodlin, Luckman Fine
Arts Gallery director.
The Harriet & Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex is noted for
its integrity in bringing the arts in their most creative and
innovative forms to Southern California. The Complex is located
at the Eastern Avenue exit of the I-10 (San Bernardino) freeway,
on the California State University, Los Angeles campus. Luckman's
striking red brick structures house one of the newest performing
arts theatres and fine arts galleries in Los Angeles. For additional
information about the Linking Ethos II exhibit call (323) 343-6610.
Harriet & Charles Luckman Fine Arts Complex
presents Linking Ethos II
A collaborative installation by California artists Katy Brooks
and Myrella Moses which offers a fresh new way of looking at art.
In a large space almost void of light, guests will discover the
individual artworks and participate in the installation with the
aid of flashlights. Families are encouraged to attend.
Luckman Fine Arts Gallery at Cal State L.A.
Junction of I-10 (San Bernardino) and I-710 (Long Beach) freeways.
April 9 through May 22, 1996--Monday through Thursday
and Saturday from 12 noon to 5 p.m. and one hour prior to each
Luckman information--(323) 343-6610.