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Told you, I'd check out the 24-hour donut pop-up shop, right? It was a yummy affair, I wish I could have had more donuts though. Thanks to ForYourArt's fun take on art. 

Text and photos by: Carren Jao
Edited by: Hrag Vartanian
Published: 27 March 2012, Hyperallergic

LOS ANGELES — It’s no secret that food is a no-fail come-on for an art opening. Food and drinks = sated audience ready to indulge the higher rungs of their hierarchy of needs.

Last weekend, Los Angeles-based For Your Art hit on Los Angeles’ sweet spot with a 24-hour pop-up shop serving donuts from all around the city. The pop-up shop ran alongside the 24-hour screening of Christian Marclay’s “The Clock“ at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) across the street. In response to our query over Twitter, For Your Art told us they handed out 2,700 donuts during the 24-hour period. [read more]


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