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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Russell Lee: Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II

Japanese American National Museum    downtown/east la
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625 0414
http://www.janm.org
September 27th - January 8th, 2017
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During the forced removal and incarceration of Japanese Americans, some 33,000 individual contracts were issued for seasonal farm labor, with many Nikkei working in the sugar beet industry. Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II introduces their story. Uprooted features a selection of images from federal photographer Russell Lee’s documentation of Japanese American farm...   [more]

Opening: September 27th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Tatau: Marks of Polynesia

Japanese American National Museum    downtown/east la
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625 0414
http://www.janm.org
July 30th - January 8th, 2017
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Tatau: Marks of Polynesia will present the 2,000-year-old origins and current practices of Samoan tattoo tradition in the land of its inception, with particular emphasis on the influential Sulu‘ape family and their disciples. The JANM exhibition will explore the beauty of tatau as well as its key role in the preservation and propagation of Samoan culture. The spread of the art form outside of...   [more]

Opening: July 30th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Ansel Adams, Leonard Frank: Two Views: Photographs by Ansel Adams and Leonard Frank

Japanese American National Museum    downtown/east la
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625 0414
http://www.janm.org
February 28th - April 24th
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After the bombing of Pearl Harbor in 1941, both the Canadian and American governments incarcerated citizens of Japanese descent who were living in the western coastal regions. Nearly 120,000 Japanese Americans and 22,000 Japanese Canadians were affected. In the United States, concentration camps to house the citizens were scattered throughout the interior. In Canada, the BC Security Commission was...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Making Waves: Japanese American Photography, 1920–1940

Japanese American National Museum    downtown/east la
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625 0414
http://www.janm.org
February 28th - June 26th
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In the early 1900s, groups of Japanese Americans formed photography clubs along the Pacific coast from Los Angeles to Seattle. Their photographs were exhibited and published internationally to considerable acclaim, and admired by other photographers including Edward Weston and László Moholy-Nagy. Through artfully arranged images, the photographers represented the Japanese cultural heritage...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Erik Demaine, Martin Demaine, Vincent Floderer, Miri Golan, Paul Jackson, Robert J. Lang, Yuko Nishimura, Richard Sweeney, Jiangmei Wu: Above the Fold: New Expressions in Origami

Japanese American National Museum    downtown/east la
369 East First Street
Los Angeles, CA 90012
(213) 625 0414
http://www.janm.org
May 29th - August 21st
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Origami—the Japanese tradition of folding paper into recognizable objects—dates back at least 1,000 years, with possible roots in Shinto purification rituals and gift exchanges among the nobility. By the 18th century, the practice had come into popular use, and in the mid-20th century, it was further modernized and popularized by Akira Yoshizawa, who is considered the first true &ldqu...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: A Summer Idyll: Picturesque Views of California

Irvine Museum    orange county
18881 Von Karman Ave. Ste. 1000
Irvine, CA 92612
949-476-0294
http://www.irvinemuseum.org/
June 25th - October 6th
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A SUMMER IDYLL: Picturesque Views of Californiais a glorious celebration of summer in the Golden State that combines works by California artists, contemporary and historic, painted over the last one hundred years. Among the historic artists in the exhibition, the museum visitor will view an important painting by Joseph Kleitsch (1882-1931) entitled “Red and Green,” which shows the artist&rsq...   [more]

Opening: June 25th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jim des Rivières: The G2 Gallery Opens Moths at Large by Jim des Rivières

The G2 Gallery    santa monica/venice
1503 Abbot Kinney Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
310-452-2842
http://www.theg2gallery.com
June 28th - August 14th
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On June 28, The G2 Gallery will open Moths at LArge, an exhibit from Canadian moth expert and photographer Jim des Rivières that was originally shown at the American Museum of Natural History in New York. Moths at LArge will feature large-format photography of various species of moth from des Rivières, mostly from the Ottawa region of Canada, where des Rivières lives and wor...   [more]

Opening: July 9th   6:30 PM - 9:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Guy Rose, Paul Grimm, Karl Yens, Granville Redmond, Franz Bischoff, Mischa Askenazy: The Nature of Water: Our Most Precious Resource

Irvine Museum    orange county
18881 Von Karman Ave. Ste. 1000
Irvine, CA 92612
949-476-0294
http://www.irvinemuseum.org/
January 30th - June 16th
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The Nature of Wateris an exhibition that serves a dual purpose; it presents a selection of superb California landscape paintings and it makes the museum visitor aware of one of California’s historically scarce and precious resources, water. With this exhibition, we feature art that documents the perpetual natural cycle of water in our atmosphere. Water exists in nature in three physical states,...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Édouard Baldus, Gustave Le Gray, Henri Le Secq, Charles Nègre: Real/Ideal: Photography in France, 1847–1860

Getty Center Los Angeles    santa monica/venice
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-440-7300
http://www.getty.edu
August 30th - November 27th
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Between the first French publication on the paper negative in 1847 and more-streamlined mechanical advancements in the 1860s, dynamic debates were waged in France regarding photography’s prospects in the divergent fields of art and science. At the same time, novelists and painters were bringing everyday subjects—rather than idealized, academic themes—to the forefront of the artistic i...   [more]

Opening: August 30th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Richard Learoyd: In the Studio

Getty Center Los Angeles    santa monica/venice
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-440-7300
http://www.getty.edu
August 30th - November 27th
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The contemplative mood and mesmerizing level of detail in the large-scale color photographs of Richard Learoyd present an uncanny intimacy between the depicted subject and the viewer. Working in his East London studio, the photographer utilizes a room-sized camera obscura with a fixed lens to make unique direct-positive prints. Eschewing digital technologies, his method emphasizes the creative potenti...   [more]

Opening: August 30th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Francis Bacon, Lucian Freud, Leon Kossoff, Michael Andrews, Frank Auerbach, R.B. Kitaj: London Calling: Bacon, Freud, Kossoff, Andrews, Auerbach, and Kitaj

Getty Center Los Angeles    santa monica/venice
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-440-7300
http://www.getty.edu
July 26th - November 13th
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From the 1940s onward, as contemporary art came to be increasingly dominated by abstraction, conceptualism, and minimalism, a group of painters in London doggedly pursued the depiction of the human figure and everyday landscape, forging startling new approaches and styles. Drawn largely from the unrivaled holdings of the Tate in London, this is the first major exhibition in the U.S. to consider the wor...   [more]

Opening: July 26th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Things Unseen: Vision, Belief, and Experience in Illuminated Manuscripts

Getty Center Los Angeles    santa monica/venice
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-440-7300
http://www.getty.edu
June 12th - September 25th
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Drawn primarily from the Getty Museum’s permanent collection of manuscripts, this exhibition explores the visual challenges artists faced as they sought to render miraculous encounters with the divine, grand visions of the end of time, the intricacies of belief, and the intimate communications of prayer. These “unseen” spiritual experiences, recorded by Jewish and Christian authors...   [more]

Opening: June 12th   10:00 AM - 5:30 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Group Show: The Box Project: Uncommon Threads

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
September 11th - January 15th, 2017
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This dazzling exhibition features commissions by three dozen acclaimed international artists including Richard Tuttle, Cynthia Schira, Helena Hernmarck, Jim Bassler, Gyöngy Laky, Gerhardt Knodel, Sherri Smith, N. Dash, Lewis Knauss, Ana Lisa Hedstrom, Kiyomi Iwata, Nancy Koenigsberg, and John Garrett. It showcases these skilled artists’ ingenious use—and often-expansive definitions&mda...   [more]

Opening: September 11th   12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Jose Montoya: José Montoya’s Abundant Harvest: Works on Paper/Works on Life

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
February 21st - July 17th
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The Fowler Museum presents a retrospective of works on paper by Chicano artist and activist José Montoya Highly regarded for his contributions as an artist, educator, and activist, José Montoya (1932–2013) was a pivotal figure in the Chicano movement who captured its struggles and victories in his singular drawings, paintings and poems. The Fowler Museum is pleased to present Jos&e...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Stephen Verona: MAO to NOW: Photographs by Stephen Verona

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
May 15th - September 11th
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MAO to NOW: Photographs by Stephen Verona features 32 images documenting striking changes when comparing Chinese society in 1980 with 2014. The exhibition will be on view in the Fowler’s Goldenberg Galleria from May 15–September 11, 2016. In 1980, Stephen Verona made his initial trip to China to direct a co-produced American-Chinese film, the first in more than 40 years. Verona and his film...   [more]


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Featured-02d118e1f22c858239de6a0f4a26280b Fowler in Focus: The Collector and the Dealer: Gifts of African Art from Jay T. Last and Merton D. Simpson

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
May 8th - August 7th
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This Fowler in Focus exhibition presents important artworks that entered the Fowler Museum at UCLA’s collection as a result of the enduring friendship between two individuals, collector and long-term Fowler patron Jay T. Last and the late New York-based artist and dealer Merton D. Simpson. The Collector and the Dealer: Gifts of African Art from Jay T. Last and Merton D. Simpson—on view...   [more]



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