Lonnie Holley's I Snuck off the Slave Ship + Live Set

July 7, 2022

Alongside his upcoming exhibition at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, Brain Dead Studios and Blum & Poe present a screening of the short film I Snuck off the Slave Ship by visionary artist Lonnie Holley, followed by a live set by Holley and his band...

Alvaro Barrington + foreigner present ROADBLOCK™ RALLY 2022

April 30, 2022

Blum & Poe, Alvaro Barrington, foreigner, and Saint George Projects join to convert 5880 Adams Blvd (Culver City) into a proper proper Afro + Caribbean arena experience celebrating the food + the music + the people + the art that makes our carnival unique...

Alvaro Barrington and Angie Martinez in Conversation

April 24, 2022

On the occasion of 91–98 jfk–lax border, Alvaro Barrington's first solo exhibition in Los Angeles, Blum & Poe is pleased to present a conversation with Barrington and Angie Martinez...

Theodora Allen: Saturnine | Book Launch and Musical Performance

February 26, 2022

In celebration of Saturnine, the first monograph on Los Angeles-based artist Theodora Allen, and the final day of Allen's exhibition Syzygy at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, join us for a book launch featuring live music by multi-instrumentalists Blake Mills and Sam Gendel...

Penny Slinger: 50% The Visible Woman | Book Launch and Signing

December 18, 2021

In celebration of the 50 year anniversary edition of Penny Slinger's iconic 1971 artists' book 50% The Visible Woman and the final day of Slinger's exhibition 50/50 at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, join us for a conversation with the artist, followed by a Q&A and book signing...

Blum & Poe Holiday Book Sale

December 18, 2021

Visit Blum & Poe, Los Angeles on Saturday, December 18 for a holiday book sale...

Colescott Night: Comedy and Performances Curated and Hosted by Melissa DuPrey 

December 13, 2021

Colescott Night: Comedy and Performances Curated and Hosted by Melissa DuPrey will include DJ sets by Sadie Woods; a screening of Robert Colescott’s Dulacrow’s Masterwork: A Mockumentary Film (1976); and the main program featuring Taneshia “Just Nesh” Rice, Calvin Evans and Windy Indie...

Lonnie Holley: Musical Performance and Q&A

December 4, 2021

NSU Art Museum, Fort Lauderdale celebrates Art Basel Miami Beach and the exhibition The Art of Assemblage with an in-person and live stream event with artist, musician, and educator Lonnie Holley...

TWO x TWO Gala & Auction | The Rachofsky House, Dallas, TX

October 23, 2021

TWO x TWO for AIDS and Art is an annual contemporary art auction held at The Rachofsky House in Dallas, benefiting two organizations...

Gallery Weekend Los Angeles

July 31, 2021

Blum & Poe is pleased to participate in the inaugural edition of Gallery Weekend Los Angeles, organized by Gallery Association Los Angeles (GALA)...

SUMMER SUNDAYS

July 18, 2021

Visit Blum & Poe, Los Angeles on a SUMMER SUNDAY until August 14....

On Yoshitomo Nara: A Conversation with Yeewan Koon & Mika Yoshitake on Instagram Live

October 14, 2020

Blum & Poe and Pace present On Yoshitomo Nara: A Conversation with author Yeewan Koon & curator Mika Yoshitake on the occasion of Yoshitomo Nara's exhibition at LACMA...

On Harvey Quaytman | Apsara DiQuinzio, Suzanne Hudson, Lindsay Preston Zappas | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

December 7, 2019

Apsara DiQuinzio, Suzanne Hudson, and Lindsay Preston Zappas discuss the life and work of the artist Harvey Quaytman. This event was presented alongside the exhibition of Harvey Quaytman's work on view at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles from November 9, 2019 – January 11, 2020....

On Harvey Quaytman | Apsara DiQuinzio and Suzanne Hudson moderated by Lindsay Preston Zappas

December 7, 2019

Blum & Poe is pleased to host a discussion with Apsara DiQuinzio and Suzanne Hudson, moderated by Lindsay Preston Zappas, on the life and work of the artist Harvey Quaytman...

Penny Slinger in Conversation at NeueHouse Hollywood, Los Angeles

November 11, 2019

Penny Slinger is an artist, a radical, and a survivor. Her extraordinary body of work reaches back to 1960s counter-cultural London, and in the years that followed, brought the feminine psyche to surrealism, discovered the tool kit of Tantra, and was sex positive before "sex positivity" was invented...

>BTWN< Kandis Williams Presents Eurydice | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

August 17, 2019

Performance by Kandis Williams featuring movement by Josh Johnson and music by Patrick Belaga, and in dialog with Bracha L. Ettinger...

>BTWN< Jim Shaw and Jodi Wille | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

August 10, 2019

Jim Shaw and Jodi Wille present and discuss rare filmic clips from their respective archives, followed by music by Shaw and friends within an installation of the artist's creation...

>BTWN< Lizzi Bougatsos + Kim Gordon x Penny Slinger | Blum & Poe Los Angeles

August 8, 2019

Lizzi Bougatsos and Kim Gordon perform sonic improvisation to the projections of artist Penny Slinger's early experimental silent films from 1969...

>BTWN< No Drama! With Casey Jane Ellison | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

August 3, 2019

Casey Jane Ellison presents a gorgeous night of comedy featuring Dicey, Daniel Webb, Brodie Reed, Chase Bernstein, and Ayo Edebiri...

In Conversation: Tony Lewis & Hamza Walker | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

June 29, 2019

Blum & Poe is pleased to host a discussion with artist Tony Lewis and curator Hamza Walker, on the occasion of Lewis' exhibition Charlatan And Ultimately A Boring Man at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles...

In Conversation: Tony Lewis & Hamza Walker | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

June 29, 2019

Artist Tony Lewis and curator Hamza Walker in conversation on the occasion of Lewis' exhibition Charlatan And Ultimately A Boring Man at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

>BTWN< Summer 2019

June 21, 2019

Public programming that happens between regularly scheduled shows.

Otomo Yoshihide | Zebulon, Los Angeles

May 4, 2019

Otomo Yoshihide was a pioneering figure in the Electroacoustic Improvisation scene, and today is a musician and producer – a cross-genre music maker actively performing free improvisation, noise, and pop...

SAICOBAB | Zebulon, Los Angeles

May 4, 2019

SAICOBAB is the Japanese band of vocalist YoshimiO (Boredoms, OOIOO), with Yoshida Daikiti on sitar, and Motoyuki "Hama" Hamamoto on percussion, gamelan...

Keiji Haino | Zebulon, Los Angeles

April 7, 2019

Keiji Haino is one of the key figures to emerge from the world of Japanese underground and avant-garde music in the last 50 years...

EYƎ | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

April 6, 2019

EYƎ presents a special performance using a laptop, contact mic, and light sensors. This is related to his DJ style where he compiles simulated recordings (i.e. rocks falling in gorges) and music from a variety of genres...

Public Programming Series | Parergon: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s

April 6 – May 4, 2019

This April & May ~ Please join us for a performance and public programming series on the occasion of PART II of PARERGON: Japanese Art of the 1980s and 1990s, curated by Mika Yoshitake...

Destroyer | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

January 26, 2019

Performance By Destroyer For Friedrich Kunath's Book Launch I Don't Worry Anymore

Friedrich Kunath Book Launch Party with Performance by Destroyer | Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

January 26, 2019

Book Launch Party with A Special Performance by Destroyer. The first major monograph devoted to the sentimentally introspective and humorously existential work of Los Angeles-based artist Friedrich Kunath is now in bookstores and available online...

Out of the Shadows: Experimental Feminist Films by Jane Arden, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Penny Slinger | Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY

January 25 – 31, 2019

Out of the Shadows showcases the exceptional motion pictures created by Jane Arden, Niki de Saint Phalle, and Penny Slinger during the 1960s and '70s. These artists share overlapping concerns in their experimental narratives, focusing on female sexuality, the occult, and societal taboos...

Chung Sang-hwa: Art Lecture with Jung-Ah Woo | Blum & Poe Los Angeles

January 7, 2019

Please join us for a public lecture on the life and work of artist Chung Sang-hwa, on the occasion of the closing of the first major exhibition in Los Angeles to focus on the artist's work...

Bread + Puppet Theater: The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus | Blum & Poe Los Angeles

November 4, 2018

Blum & Poe, in collaboration with Three Day Weekend, is pleased to announce Bread and Puppet Theater's The Grasshopper Rebellion Circus...

California Coalition For Women Prisoners 2018 Benefit Auction | Blum & Poe Los Angeles

August 18, 2018

California Coalition for Women Prisoners (CCWP), online auction house Paddle8, and Blum & Poe will partner to raise funds for the CCWP's mission to combat mass incarceration...

Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows | Us Film Premiere

May 2, 2018

Penny Slinger: Out Of The Shadows is the incredible, untold story of the British artist Penny Slinger and the traumatic events that led to the creation of her masterpiece, the 1977 photo-romance, An Exorcism...  

In Conversation: Lynda Benglis & Helen Molesworth | Blum & Poe Los Angeles

October 28, 2017

Blum & Poe is pleased to present an exhibition by acclaimed artist Lynda Benglis. This marks her first solo presentation on the West Coast since the 2011 retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and offers a broad overview of her output and ethos across the last three decades...

Kenjirō Okazaki: Living between Diversity of Time | Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

March 13, 2015

Friday Gallery Talk: Kenjirō Okazaki: Living between Diversity of Time at Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

New Yorkers! This is your chance to see the first comprehensive retrospective of one of America’s most adventurous and...
Follow along as Alexander Tovborg takes us through his solo exhibition “Beyond Devotion,” on view now at Blum & Poe...
Happy Juneteenth! Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States...
Come shop our bookstore during the Summer Book Sale! We’re currently offering 25% off most titles and merchandise...
Los Angeles! Happening July 7—Blum & Poe is pleased to co-present, alongside Brain Dead Studios...
Art Basel 2022 (@artbasel) is now open to the public! Be sure to see our presentation at booth K18.Works are on view by...
Attention Chicago 🎉 Theodora Allen’s (@theodora_allen) solo exhibition “Saturnine” at the Driehaus Museum...
Our presentation at Art Basel 2022 (@artbasel) is now open to preview. Find us at booth K18! We’ll be here through Sunday...
“I put myself squarely in a more intuitive camp versus a planner; I’m just not that type of painter. I do think that part of working...
“On the first floor, the progress of Lee’s painting career is told from the early monochrome ‘From Point’ and ‘From Line’...
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