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Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel

March 12, 2016 by Brian Champlin

International art gallery Hauser Wirth & Schimmel will make it’s debut in the Art’s District on March 13, 2016 with inaugural exhibition Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016. Close to 100 works from 34 women artists from the past 70 years will be on view including Louise Bourgeois, Claire Falkenstein, Ruth Asawa, Yayoi Kusama and Mira Schendel.

Open to the public, the sprawling multimillion dollar complex occupies a historic 19th century flour mill converted into a space that holds four large galleries, a courtyard and soon Manuela a restaurant with chef Wes Whitsell, previously of Gjelina at the helm set to open Summer 2016.

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Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Gallery

Interior of Hauser Wirth & Schimmel Gallery in the Arts District. Credit: Brian Champlin / We Like L.A.

Visitors will have a chance to discover exhibitions devoted to modern masterworks and contemporary art, as well as public programs and educational activities that examine current exhibitions on view right in the heart of the bourgeoning Art’s District.

Hauser Wirth & Schimmel is the sixth location of Hauser & Wirth, an international gallery devoted to contemporary and modern art, founded in Switzerland in 1992 by Iwan and Manuela Wirth and Ursula Hauser. Today it is a global enterprise with spaces in Zürich, London, New York, Somerset, and Los Angeles.

The Arts District location is open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 11:00am to 6:00pm, and is open on Thursdays from 11:00am to 8:00pm.

Check the official gallery website for additional information.

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