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Cirrus Gallery

Cirrus Gallery
2011 South Santa Fe Avenue
213-680-3473

History:

Print visionary Jean Milant founded Cirrus Editions and Cirrus Gallery, originally located in Hollywood, in January 1970. From that time, Cirrus stamped itself as a unique American art institution, functioning as a combination print workshop, publisher and art gallery. (Preceding similar operations in New York, Cirrus' home was a warehouse loft space with 3,000 square feet under skylights and surrounded by pure white walls!) Milant chose to give priority to the publication and exhibition of work by California artists. He saw a unique excitement and lifestyle, which promoted new ideas and visual forms. Cirrus has had over 250 exhibitions including painting, installations, performance, sculpture and photography. This diversity in offering continues today.

With a focus beyond Los Angeles, Cirrus was the very first L.A. gallery to participate in the European art fairs. The international response to Cirrus and the Los Angeles artists was tremendous.

In 1979, Cirrus moved the center of its operations to downtown Los Angeles on Alameda Street, once again pre-visioning the explosive art scene that soon was to come. Milant initiated a summer art festival called LAVA (for Los Angeles Visual Arts) that provided leadership in supporting the downtown galleries and alternative spaces such as Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art (LAICA), Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE), and the Women's Building.

In 1986, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art acquired the archives of Cirrus Editions. LACMA has continued to collect the prints and related materials from Cirrus and in October 1995, the museum presented a major exhibition spanning the entire 25-year publishing history. In conjunction, they published an award winning catalogue raisonne.

Cirrus continues today as a print workshop, publisher and gallery with no restriction to medium. New projects include technology-enhanced work.



Cirrus Gallery is not affiliated with AmericanTowns Media

Upcoming Events at Cirrus Gallery

Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Nov 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Nov 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Nov 23, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Nov 24, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Nov 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Nov 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Nov 30, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Dec 11, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Dec 12, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Dec 13, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Dec 14, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Dec 15, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Dec 18, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Dec 19, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Dec 20, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Dec 21, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Dec 22, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Dec 25, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Dec 26, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Dec 27, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Dec 28, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Dec 29, 2018 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Jan 1, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Jan 3, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Jan 4, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Jan 5, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Wednesday, Jan 9, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Thursday, Jan 10, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Friday, Jan 11, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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Exhibition - Bruce Nauman: Prints 1971 - 1981

Saturday, Jan 12, 2019 from 10:00am to 5:00pm
Los Angeles, CA
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