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11/06/2010

Cheap this Sun: Your plates as art

Posted by Carren Jao Pineda |


If you can spare a few plates this weekend, head on over to LACMA and see your plate become a work of art. Artist Bari Ziperstein creates a mandala using a year's worth of dinner plates (3 meals a day x 365 days) donated by the public. “1,095: One Year's Worth of Other People's Plates” is part of Fallen Fruit's collaboration with LACMA, "Let Them Eat LACMA."


From 11 am to 3 pm, Ziperstein will assemble a ceramic mandala made from the donated plates at the Art of America lobby at LACMA. Donated plates will receive a commemorative sticker, indicating their participation in the art. From 3 to 8 pm, in the spirit of true impermanent madalas, the public will be invited to disassemble Ziperstein's work of art until all the plates are gone.

Fallen Fruit Presents "Let Them Eat LACMA"
Sunday, November 7 , 11 am - 8 pm

Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Admission: $15 (for Adults)
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles
Phone 323-857-6000

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