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Foundation for Art Resources
FAR Bazzar
1992


Project Area: CBD/South Park
Project: FAR Bazzar (Temporary)
Project Location: 409 Olympic Boulevard
Project Type: CRA Initiated

Description:

During the month of December 1992, The Foundation for Arts Resources (FAR) presented installations by 350 artists in the historic old Federal Reserve Building by utilizing 40,000 sq. ft. throughout two floors of the unoccupied Old Federal Reserve Building. FAR also organized a series of performances and events that brought in large crowds.

For more information about FAR, please visit their website at www.farsited.org.

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Artist Profile

The Foundation for Art Resources (FAR) was founded in 1977 to facilitate the production and presentation of work by artists who challenge and expand the boundaries of established notions of art and art making.  FAR is a non-profit arts organization within Los Angeles that aims to act as a catalyst for activities that foster dialogue and interaction between artists and the public.  Since 1980, FAR has been the host of the longest running non-academic lecture series in Los Angeles featuring diverse topics such as "Anarchy, Art, and the Web," "Pornography as Male Popular Culture," and "How Cultural Identity Informs Criticism."  The unique nature of the organization allows for the non-profit to implement powerful non-traditional public artworks and its rotating board of directors continues to bring a fresh perspective to each project.