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February 2020

Arcana Books Hosts a Meet + Greet with Ryan Mungia

February 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, February 15th from 4:00 and 6:00 PM. stop in Arcana: Books on the Arts to meet and greet Ryan Mungia and celebrate the publication of his excellent Hat & Beard Press book, Do You Compute? - Selling Tech From the Atomic Age to the Y2K Bug, 1950-1999.

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Arcana Hosts a Book Signing with Russell Hoover – Surf, A Photographer’s Journey

February 8 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, February 8th from 4:00 and 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a reception to meet and greet Russell Hoover and celebrate the publication of his sumptuous new book with equally sumptuous refreshments courtesy of their friends at Immaginaire Press.

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January 2020

Arcana Books Hosts a Meet & Greet with Photographer Mark Steinmetz

January 18 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, January 18th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, Please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to meet and greet photographer Mark Steinmetz.  Hot off The Nazraeli Press, this latest monograph of his work, MARK STEINMETZ: SUMMER CAMP, is a collection of photographs that captures the spirit of youth during trips spent away at a summer camp.

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December 2019

Arcana Books Welcomes Photographer Melba Levick and Author Ruben G. Mendoza

December 14, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, December 14th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing with photographer, Melba Levick and author, Ruben G. Mendoza for the release of Mission San Miguel Arcángel published by Nazraeli Press. 

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Arcana Books Hosts a Book Signing Celebrating Todd Hido

December 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, December 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate master publisher Nazraeli Press' remastered edition of Todd Hido’s iconic and highly sought-after first monograph, House Hunting.

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November 2019

Arcana Books Hosts a Book Signing With Legendary Photographer Hugh Holland

November 23, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, November 23rd from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in celebrating photographer Hugh Holland's latest release, Silver. Skate. Seventies, chronicling the local skate scene of the 1970s. And as a bonus, Arcana Books will be debuting the release of two brand new WAX Posters featuring Holland's iconic images of youthful four-wheeled abandon. 

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Arcana Books Celebrates Bibliostyle: How We Live At Home With Books

November 16, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, November 16th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in a celebration of the release of a book near and dear to their hearts, the gorgeous Bibliostyle: How We Live At Home With Books. A collaborative labor of love from author Nina Freudenberger, photographer Shade Degges, and writer Sadie Stein, Arcana Books own Lee and Whitney Kaplan are honored to be included in its stunningly beautiful pages along with some of their dear friends, valued clients, esteemed colleagues, and venerable bibliophiles.

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Arcana Books Welcomes Architects Marmol Radziner

November 9, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, November 9th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in welcoming Leo Marmol, Ron Radziner and Mayer Rus for a book signing and discussion of the new release, Site: Marmol Radziner in the Landscape. 

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Arcana Books Invites All Book Lovers to Steven Rea’s Celebration + Book Signing

November 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, November 2, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate the release of  The Hollywood Book Club --  author, compiler, and their longtime pal Steven Rea's delightful anthology featuring the fabulous stars of the silver screen with the books they read - and/or posed with!

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October 2019

Arcana Books Hosts Diane Keaton for a Book Signing of California Romantica

October 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, October 26th from 3:00 to 5:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they host their longtime supporter, Diane Keaton, who will be signing copies of the lovely new edition of her long out of print Rizzoli classic, California Romantica. 

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Arcana Books Celebrates Artist Magdalena Suarez Frimkess

October 19, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, October 19th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing and celebration of Magdalena Suarez Frimkess.

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Arcana Books Welcomes Photographer Michael Jang

October 5, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, October 5th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a meet and great with the semi-reclusive Michael Jang and immerse yourself in his wry images of a kinder, gentler California that includes the likes of Jack Lemmon, Peggy Lee, 'Ol Blue Eyes, David Bowie, The Ramones, Devo, The Sex Pistols, David Hasselhoff, Jerry Brown, Harvey Milk, John Baldessari, Lee Friedlander, and many, many more.

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September 2019

Arcana Books Welcomes Billy Al Bengston and Joan Agajanian Quinn on September 7th

September 7, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, September 7th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, stop by Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing and Q & A with Billy Al Bengston moderated by Joan Agajanian Quinn.

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August 2019

Arcana Books Host Exhibition + Book Signing for Gary Cannone

August 3, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, August 3rd from 4:00 and 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in collaboration with Hubbyco for an exhibition of Los Angeles-based artist Gary Cannone's Albums by Conceptual Artists artworks, along with a book signing for Forever Now - the limited edition catalogue that documents them! In addition, there will be a special Conceptual Art-themed record party hosted by Mr. Cannone and the illustrious Tosh Berman. 

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July 2019

Arcana Books Book Signing for Roger Herman: Ceramics

July 20, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, July 20th, from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing with noted Los Angeles-based artist Roger Herman to celebrate the publication of his new book, Ceramics.

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June 2019

New Date! Arcana Books Welcomes Photographer Bill Owens

June 29, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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New Date! On Saturday, June 29th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing with photographer Bill Owens in celebration of the release of Altamont 1969.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Celebration with Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee

June 15, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, June 15th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a celebration with their very own architects, Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee on the release of "El Croquis 198: Johnston Marklee 2005 2019 Folding Time".

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Arcana Books Hosts a Meet & Greet with Mark de Paola

June 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, June 8th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a meet and greet with Mark de Paola as he unveils his limited edition publication. 

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May 2019

Book Signing + Conversation with Rohina Hoffman and Aline Smithson

May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, May 18th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, please join us at Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing and conversation with Rohina Hoffman and Aline Smithson in celebration of the launch of Hair Stories.

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April 2019

Arcana Books Hosts Public Issue 2 Launch Party + Signing

April 27, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, April 27th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please stop by Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate the West Coast launch of the latest installment of Creative Director Alexander McWhirter's thematic annual art and fashion journal, Public. 

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March 2019

Arcana Books Hosts a Conversation + Book Signing with Dafi Kühne

March 2, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, March 2nd from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a meet, greet, and book signing with master graphic designer, Dafi Kühne, in conversation with Lars Müller and Gloria Kondrup.

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December 2018

Arcana Books Celebrates Todd Hido’s Bright Black World

December 15, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, December 15th from 4 to 6 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts  to celebrate the publication of Todd Hido’s magnificent new book, Bright Black World from Nazraeli Press. Stop by to quaff refreshments, socialize, and engage in some festive last-minute holiday shopping.

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Join Arcana Books for a Special Performance by Anthony Wilson

December 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, December 9th from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as Anthony Wilson will be performing an intimate set from Songs and Photographs with Jay Bellerose, Patrick Warren, and Garret Lang followed by a discussion with producer Joe Harley and publisher Nina Holland of Little Steidl.

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Arcana Books Hosts Photographer Mona Kuhn

December 8, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, December 8th from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing, discussion, refreshments and festive Holiday shopping with Mona Kuhn and Deanna Templeton, presented in collaboration with Photographic Arts Council - Los Angeles.

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Join Arcana Books for an afternoon with Ed Templeton!

December 2, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, December 2nd from 4 to 6 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they host their longtime pal, Ed Templeton for what promises to be a stellar afternoon of good vibes, delicious libations, and holiday gift shopping! 

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Arcana Books Hosts a Celebration Honoring Bill Berkson

December 1, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, December 1st from 4 to 6 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate the publication of Bill Berkson's Since When: A Memoir in Pieces, with a presentation by friends, family, and colleagues honoring his life and work. 

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November 2018

Join Arcana Books for a SUPERSONIC Book Signing with author Lawrence Azerrad

November 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232

On Saturday, November 17th, 4:00 - 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a SUPERSONIC book signing with author LAWRENCE AZERRAD.

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Arcana Books Hosts Photographer Dewey Nicks

November 4, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Sunday, November 4th from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Book on the Arts for a book signing with noted photographer Dewey Nicks and publisher Tom Adler
to celebrate the launch of Polaroids of Women. 

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June 2018

Arcana Books Celebrates Shaniqwa Jarvis’ First Book

June 9, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, June 9th from 4:00 to 6:00 pm, head over to Arcana: Books on the Arts to meet Ms. Jarvis and celebrate the arrival of her fabulous new book!

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Curatorial Hub Uses Arcana Books as Their Outpost

June 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Curatorial Hub is an online gallery featuring diverse and affordable works by well-known and emerging artists from Los Angeles and beyond. To complement its cyberspace-seat at curatorialhub.com, a new exhibition series in a brick-and-mortar outpost will launch in June at Arcana: Books on the Arts! The first show will feature artists David P. Earle and Emily Joyce, with an opening reception on Sunday, June 3rd from 4:00 to 6:00 PM. 
 

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May 2018

Arcana Books Hosts a Celebration in Honor of Corita Kent

May 19, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, May 19th between 4:00 and 6:00 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate the beautiful new Atelier Éditions publication International Signal Code Alphabet by Corita Kent. They will be hosting a discussion and book signing with Dr. Ray Smith, Director of the Corita Art Center, and artist, curator, and Kent scholar, Aaron Rose.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Conversation with Photographer John Divola

May 12, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, May 12th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a conversation between John Divola and The Getty Museum Department of Photographs curator Amanda Maddox followed by a book signing of his stunning new MACK publication.

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April 2018

Come Meet Photographer Jessica Antola at Arcana Books

April 21, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, April 21st between 4 and 6pm, head over to Arcana: Books on the Arts to meet photographer Jessica Antola and celebrate the publication Circadian Landscape. 

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March 2018

Arcana Books Welcomes Eames Demetrios for Storytelling + Book Signing

March 3, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, March 3rd from 4 to 6pm, artist, writer, and geographer-at-large Eames Demetrios joins Arcana: Books on the Arts for an intimate storytelling experience and exclusive first book signing of his most recent limited edition publication Kcymaerxthaere: The Story so Far...(Folio 1). 

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January 2018

Arcana Books Hosts Lyle Ashton Harris for a Book Signing + Discussion

January 27, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, January 27th between 4:00 and 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts to celebrate Lule Ashton Harris' new Aperture monograph Today I Shall Judge Nothing That Occur, along with a lively and engaging presentation with Walead Beshty, Charles Gaines, and Amelia Jones.

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December 2017

A Special Discussion with Alec Byrne and Hugh Brown at Arcana Books this Weekend

December 17, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, December 17th between 4 and 6 pm, join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a very special discussion between Alec Byrne and Grammy award-winning art director, designer, and artist Hugh Brown followed by a book signing. 

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Arcana Hosts a Discussion + Book Signing with Gloria Katz, Willard Huyck & Manfred Heiting

December 16, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, December 16th between 4 and 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a discussion with Gloria Katz and Willard Huyck and Manfred Heiting, celebrating their two significant new books from Steidl.

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MEGA Photobook Saturday at Arcana on 12/9!

December 9, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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On Saturday, December 9th between 3 and 7 pm, stop by Arcana: Books on the Arts for a very special afternoon celebrating some of the year's best photo books with signings and discussions as a part of a month-long collaboration with one of the world's finest photo book publishers, MACK.

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November 2017

Meet Publisher Michael Mack and Special Guests at Arcana Books!

November 25, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, November 25th from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in celebration of the launch of an extraordinary exhibition of books, prints, and special editions spanning the history of the eminent London-based publishing house, MACK Books.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Conversation with Author Emily Spivak

November 12, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Head over to Arcana: Books on the Arts on Sunday, November 12th from 3 to 5pm to celebrate the publication of Emily Spivak's Worn In New York, and enjoy a conversation with the author and contributors including artist Catherine Opie (whose leather jacket graces the cover), producer Alicia Van Couvering, and writer + artist Mel Shimkovitz!

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Arcana Hosts a Popup with Jewelry Designer Larisa Laivins

November 11, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Head over to Arcana: Books on the Arts on Saturday, November 11 from 3 to 6pm for a special popup with jewelry designer Larisa Laivins.

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October 2017

Arcana Books Welcomes Senon Williams for a Book Launch + Exhibition

October 7, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, October 7 from 4 to 6 pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a special Book Launch and Exhibition of Senon Williams' Hunted & Gathered.

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June 2017

Arcana Books Welcomes Authors Barry and Barbara Shaffer

June 24, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, June 24th between 4 and 6 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they welcome Echoes of Bhutan authors Barry and Barbara Shaffer.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Special Event Celebrating Dan Hicks’ Autobiography

June 18, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, June 18th from 4 to 6PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a special event to celebrate the publication of the late, great Dan Hicks' autobiography I Scare Myself.

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Arcana Books Hosts a day of Art + Salad with Julia Sherman and Evan Kleiman

June 4, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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On Sunday, June 4th from 3 to 5 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for this extra special event celebrating the publication of Julia Sherman's fantastic new Abrams book: Salad For President!

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May 2017

Arcana Books Hosts a Discussion and Book Signing for SO-IL’s “Solid Objectives: Order, Edge, Aura”

May 21, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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LA Forum joins with Arcana: Books on the Arts in hosting a publication launch for Brooklyn-based architecture and design office SO-IL who are presenting their first monograph - "solid objectives: order, edge, aura".

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Arcana Books Hosts a Conversation About L.A.’s Dynamic Drinking Scene

May 16, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On Tuesday, May 16th from 6:00 to 8:00PM, head over to Arcana: Books on the Arts as they welcome Adrienne Stillman, the author of Where Bartenders Drink (Phaidon), and a panel of the city’s best bartenders and cocktail experts for a conversation about LA’s dynamic drinking scene, and what truly makes a great bar.

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Arcana Books Welcomes Harold Bronson

May 14, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, May 14th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, Arcana: Books on the Arts invites you to a book signing with Harold Bronson and an evening to twist, shout, and dine on humanely raised, grass-fed hot dogs from the Let’s Be Frank hotdog truck.

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April 2017

Arcana Books Welcomes Tabitha Soren for a Talk + Presentation

April 29, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, April 29th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in celebrating the publication of Tabitha Soren's thought-provoking monograph FANTASY LIFE : BASEBALL AND THE AMERICAN DREAM. A talk and presentation by the photographer will begin at 4:30.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Celebration for Photographer Lenard Smith

April 15, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, April 15th between 4:00 and 6:00 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they welcome their friend Lenard Smith to celebrate his lovely new limited edition, nearly-sold-out survey of recent work: A Sort Of Looking.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Book Signing With Photographer Moshe Brakha

April 9, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, April 9th from 4:00 to 6:00PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing with photographer Moshe Brakha on the release of L.A. Babe: The Real Women of Los Angeles 1975-1988.

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February 2017

Arcana Hosts a Book Signing and One-Day Installation with Tony Manzella and Tom Hall

February 4, 2017 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Saturday, February 4th from 4:00 to 6:00PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they welcome their longtime friend Tony Manzella to celebrate his hot-off-the-web-press True Image - a thirty-two page tabloid format collection of color photographs.

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January 2017

Arcana Hosts A Special Workshop With Christina Kim

January 8, 2017 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
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On Sunday, January 8th at 11:30AM, please join us at Arcana: Books on the Arts for a special workshop with Christina Kim to learn to make yo-yo puffs!

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December 2016

Arcana Books Hosts A Book Signing With Marc Appleton & Melba Levick

December 18, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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On Sunday, December 18th from 4 to 6 PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing and celebration of Ranches: Home on the Range in California with author Marc Appleton and photographer Melba Levick.

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Arcana Books Hosts a Special Installation With Christina Kim

December 16, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Please join Arcana: Books on the Arts on Friday, December 16th from 6 to 8PM, to celebrate with Christina Kim the publication of dosa glossary with a special month-long installation inside their store.

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Heidi Duckler Brings Dance and Snow To Helms Bakery District

December 10, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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On Saturday, December 10 at 7 PM, Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre comes to Helms Bakery District to perform their one-time-only piece, Snowed Under, an exploration of what happens when forces of nature cause unexpected confrontation between disparate groups. Snowed Under marks the soft opening of our new, fully automated parking garage and illustrates the meeting of old and new technologies.

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Arcana Books Hosts A Discussion With Todd Hido

December 3, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, December 3rd from 5 to 7PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a discussion and book signing of Todd Hido’s Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, a Chronological Album. Plus, enjoy a discussion between the photographer and Los Angeles based writer and essayist Katya Tylevich.

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November 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing with Jeff Gold

November 19, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, November 19th from 5:00 to 7:00PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for the celebration of the publication of TOTAL CHAOS: The Story Of The Stooges / As Told By Iggy Pop, meet their longtime pal Jeff Gold, quaff refreshments, and see an extraordinary one-day-only exhibition of rare Stooges memorabilia.

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Arcana Books Hosts A Shindig For The Ice Plant’s 10th Anniversary

November 12, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, November 12th from 5:00 to 7:00PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for The Ice Plant's 10th Anniversary Party. The evening's celebration will feature book signings for ED PANAR: Animals That Saw Me Volume Two and MIKE SLACK: Walking In Place 1 - New Orleans, with special appearances by many of The Ice Plant's own authors and artists.

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October 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Launch With Molly Schiot

October 22, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, October 22nd from 5 to 7PM, Please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for the book launch of Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History by Molly Schiot.

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Arcana Partners With LA Forum For Architecture And Verso Books For A Book Signing + Discussion

October 15, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, October 15th from 4 to 6PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they welcome The LA Forum for Architecture and Urban Design in partnership with Verso Books to present a conversation about the history of the US / Mexico border and the militarization of border walls around the world on the occasion of the launch of Reece Jones’ Violent Borders: Refugees and the Right to Move. Jones, an expert on international border security projects and a geographer at the University of Hawaii, will discuss his book with architect Rene Peralta.

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Arcana Books Hosts A Conversation Between Paul Ruscha and Lloyd Ziff

October 13, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Thursday, October 13th from 5 to 7PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts and KMWstudio for an L.A.-centric conversation between Paul Ruscha and photographer Lloyd Ziff to celebrate the publication of the lovely New York / Los Angeles, Photographs: 1967-2015. The discussion will be followed by a book signing.

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Arcana Hosts A Book Signing & Discussion With Anthony Hernandez

October 8, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, October 8th from 4 to 6PM, Arcana: Books on the Arts and The Photographic Arts Council/LA invite you to a book signing with Anthony Hernandez, in conversation with artist Thomas Demand.

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Arcana Books Hosts A Book Signing With Randi Malkin Steinberger

October 1, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Book Signing - No Circu
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On Saturday, October 1st from 4 to 6PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing of No Circus by photographer Randi Malkin Steinberger.

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September 2016

Arcana Books Hosts The Launch Of Aint-Bad Magazine Issue 11

September 24, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Book Signing - Metropolis

On Saturday, September 24th from 6 to 9PM, Arcana: Books on the Arts invites you to meet the Aint–Bad editors and photographers during this unique opportunity to acquire the three hot-off-the-press installments of Metropolis individually or as a set.

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Arcana Books Welcomes Pamela Littky

September 15, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Thursday, September 15th from 6 to 8PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in welcoming Pamela Littky for a book signing of The Villa Bonita.

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July 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing For “Courts 02” By Ward Roberts

July 28, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Ward Roberts Courts 02

On Thursday, July 28th from 5 to 7PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts along with Éditions for a book launch and signing with Ward Roberts. Following the release of Courts in 2012, New York-based photographer Ward Roberts releases the second volume of his comprehensive body of work documenting sporting courts in Hong Kong, Bermuda, Hawaii, New York, and Melbourne with Courts 02.

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Arcana Books Hosts A Celebration For Bettina Hubby

July 10, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Sunday, July 10th from 4 to 6PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts, Klowden Mann, and LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division) to celebrate the release of Bettina Hubby’s Thanks for the Mammaries. This artist's book documents the various iterations of Hubby’s ongoing project Thanks for the Mammaries, the Facebook feed which was originally installed at the LAND HQ from October through November of 2015.

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Arcana Hosts A Book Signing + Conversation With Johnston Marklee

July 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Book Signing with Johnston Marklee

On Saturday, July 9th from 4 to 6PM, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in welcoming their very own architects, Johnston Marklee partners Sharon Johnston and Mark Lee for a conversation and book signing inside the gorgeous space they created. The afternoon will address the architectural firm’s design process and engagement with contemporary art practices in conversation with artist Veronika Kellndorfer, one of the collaborators on their new monograph, HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE IS A HOUSE.

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June 2016

Arcana Hosts A Double Book Signing: Deanna Templeton and Clint Woodside

June 18, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Double Book Signing

On Saturday, June 18th from 5 to 7pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a double book signing for these two amazing releases, Deanna Templeton's The Swimming Pool and Clint Woodside's Undercover Cars.

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May 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Olivia Bee And Special Guest, BØRNS

May 14, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free

On Saturday, May 14th from 5:00pm - 7:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they host Olivia Bee in a celebration of the publication of her book Kids In Love. Joining Olivia will be her friend and very special musical guest, BØRNS, who will present an acoustic set as part of the evening's festivities.

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February 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Steven Rea (Plus Cognoscenti Coffee)

February 6, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free
Arcana Hollywood Cafe Event

On Saturday, February 6th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they host longtime friend Steven Rea in a celebration of the publication of his new book Hollywood Café: Coffee With The Stars.

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January 2016

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Carlos Betancourt

January 28, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Book Signing 16.01.28

On Thursday, January 28th from 5:30 - 7:30pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a casual conversation and book signing in honor of Carlos Betancourt's Imperfect Utopia, a new book by Skira/Rizzoli.

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December 2015

Arcana Hosts A (Double) Book Signing With Ed Templeton And Ethan Rafal

December 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arccana: Books on the Arts

On Saturday, December 5th from 4:00 to 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for another exciting, double-header with two of their fave phtographers: Ed Templeton and Ethan Rafal.

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November 2015

Arcana Hosts A Special Saturday (Double) Book Signing

November 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free
Arcana Book Signing

On Saturday, November 14th from 4:00 to 7:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for the first in a series of exciting, overlapping double-headers with two of their favorite photographers to celebrate their new publications documenting modern-day working class heroes in the United Kingdom.

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Arcana Hosts A Book Signing For “How We Live” By Marcia Prentice

November 7, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Arcana Book Signing

On Saturday, November 7th from 4:00 - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing with Marcia Prentice for How We Live, an intimate photographic journal of designers' and artists' homes from around the world including Mumbai, Beirut, Marrakech, Reykjavik, Mexico City and Amsterdam.

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October 2015

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Ron Jude

October 10, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free

On Saturday, October 10th from 4:00 - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on The Arts for a book signing with Ron Jude. To construct Lago, Ron Jude returns to the California desert of his early childhood as if a detective in search of clues to his own identity. In this brand new MACK book of fifty-four photographs taken between 2011 and 2014, he attempts to reconcile the vagaries of memory (and the uncertainty of looking) with our need to make narrative sense of things.

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Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Aline Smithson

October 3, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, October 3rd from 4:00 – 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on The Arts for a book signing with Aline Smithson. Self & Others: Portrait as Autobiography is a near-twenty year culmination of portrait photographs captured by award-winning photographer, writer, and educator Aline Smithson.

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August 2015

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Greg Gorman

August 15, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free

On Saturday, August 15th from 4:00 - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing of Outside the Studio, Greg Gorman's tenth monograph. It finds the noted Los Angeles-based photographer outside the reaches of the portrait and figure-study work for which he is best known, and onto the streets of Southeast Asia.

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July 2015

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Shio Kusaka + Jonas Wood

July 8, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Shio Kusaka + Jonas Wood Book Signing

On Wednesday, July 6th from 6:00 - 8:00pm, please join Arcana in celebration of the collaborative work of Shio Kusaka and Jonas Wood. Ms. Kusaka and Mr. Wood draw from each others work as painter and potter to probe the tensions between representation and expression, precision and chance, and influences from art history and life.

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Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With Linda Rosenkrantz

July 5, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Linda Rosenkrantz Book Signing

On Sunday, July 5th from 4:00pm - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts as they host an afternoon meet and greet with author Linda Rosenkrantz in celebration of her innovative and now-classic Summer read: TALK.

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June 2015

Arcana Hosts Book Signing and Launch With Bryan Ray Turcotte & Cynthia Connolly

June 20, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
Free

On Saturday, June 20th from 4:00 - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in welcoming Bryan Ray Turcotte and Cynthia Connolly for a celebratory book signing and launch of the newly re-released editions of two of their legendary and long out-of-print books.

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Arcana Hosts a Book Signing With Gusmano Cesaretti

June 14, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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Gusmano Cesaretti Book Signing (3)

On Sunday, June 14th from 4:00 - 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts in welcoming their friend Gusmano Cesaretti in celebration of the publication of his intriguing visual memoir.

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April 2015

Arcana Hosts A Book Signing With William Hackman

April 15, 2015 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Wednesday, April 15th from 6:00 – 8:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a book signing in celebration of William Hackman’s Out of Sight: The Los Angeles Art Scene of the Sixties. Out of Sight chronicles the rapid-fire rise, fall, and rebirth of the L.A. Art scene – from the emergence of a small bohemian community in the fifties to the founding of the Museum of Contemporary Art in 1980 – and explains how artists such as…

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Arcana Books Hosts a Double Book Signing with Thomas Campbell and Ed Templeton

April 4, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Arcana: Books on the Arts, 8675 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232
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On Saturday, April 4th from 4:00 – 6:00pm, please join Arcana: Books on the Arts for a doubleheader book signing with Thomas Campbell: SEEING FATIMA’S EYES and Ed Templeton: WAYWARD COGNITIONS. Seeing Fatima’s Eyes: Surf, Life, Stuff, Morocco is a new photographic essay on surfing and life in Morocco by the self-taught painter, sculptor, photographer and filmmaker Thomas Campbell. Wayward Cognitions is a collection of photographs by Ed Templeton chosen from over twenty years of material in his archives. For…

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