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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Flying Geese Quilt Image Big Quilts in Small Sizes: Children's Historical Bedcovers

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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Ten dimunitive quilts chosen from the museum's collection, all of them made for children, reflect the same meticulous stitching and geometric patterns that have been used to create full-size bedcovers in the United States for centuries. The traditional art of quilting perfectly marries functionality and aesthetics; quilts provide warmth and protection while presenting strikingly beautiful decorative...   [more]

Opening: September 13th   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Morton Bartlett: Playthings: The Uncanny Art of Morton Bartlett

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
August 30th - January 31st, 2015
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For nearly thirty years, Morton Bartlett (United States, 1909–1992) had a secret artistic passion. In 1936, at the age of twenty-seven, he began to create fifteen lifelike dolls, twelve girls and three boys, ranging in age from eight to sixteen. He carved and painted their bodies in exacting detail to imitate live flesh and stitched their intricate costumes by hand. Bartlett then staged the...   [more]

Opening: August 30th   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
August 24th - March 22nd, 2015
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In an attention-compromised age when images are instant and prevalent, abstract painting serves as a contradiction, acting as a conduit for the mark of the original, individual artist. While most of the work in the exhibition has been recently created and acquired, additional paintings culled from LACMA’s collection illustrate how artists have reanimated techniques and forms using other source...   [more]

Opening: August 24th   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd African Cosmos: Stellar Arts

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
August 24th - November 30th
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Originated by the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art, and curated by Dr. Christine Mullen Kreamer, African Cosmos: Stellar Arts is the first major exhibition exploring the historical legacy of African cultural astronomy and its intersection with traditional and contemporary African arts. For millennia, Africans have gazed upon the celestial firmament, made sense of the h...   [more]

Opening: August 24th   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Marsden Hartley: The German Paintings 1913–1915

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
August 3rd - November 30th
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This exhibition features the work of influential American modernist painter Marsden Hartley (1877–1943). Approximately twenty-five of the artist’s seminal works from his years spent in Berlin (1913–1915) reveal the profound impact of World War I and elucidate the artist's appropriation of military symbols and Native American motifs. Hartley’s paintings from this period...   [more]

Opening: August 3rd   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Sam Durant: Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C.

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art    mid-wilshire
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-857-6000
http://www.lacma.org/
August 3rd - November 30th
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Proposal for White and Indian Dead Monument Transpositions, Washington, D.C. (2005), a large-scale installation by Los Angeles artist Sam Durant, is presented at LACMA for the first time since entering the museum’s collection in 2013. The work takes as its starting point monuments found throughout the United States commemorating those killed during the “Indian wars” between Native America...   [more]

Opening: August 3rd   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Mario García Torres: Hammer Projects: Mario Garcia Torres

Hammer Museum    culver city/west la
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-443-7000
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu
September 13th - January 4th, 2015
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In 1968 the Directors Guild of America created the pseudonym Alan Smithee for directors wishing to disown potentially disastrous projects. In the intervening years, Alan Smithee has amassed one of the film and television industry’s most extensive and indistinguishable filmographies. Though the name is less common today as it once was, Alan Smithee is widely regarded as a prolific and legendar...   [more]

Opening: September 13th   11:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Robert Heinecken: Object Matter

Hammer Museum    culver city/west la
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-443-7000
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu
October 2nd - January 17th, 2015
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Robert Heinecken (1931–2006) was a pioneer in the postwar Los Angeles art scene. Describing himself as a “para-photographer,” because his work stood “beside” or “beyond” traditional ideas associated with photography, Heinecken worked across multiple mediums, including photography, sculpture, video, printmaking, and collage. Culling images from newspapers, mag...   [more]

Opening: October 2nd   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take

Hammer Museum    culver city/west la
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-443-7000
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu
October 2nd - January 17th, 2015
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American artist Jim Hodges is known for his singular ability to infuse emotion and narrative into the objects of daily life, creating poignant studies based in temporality, life, and love. This is the first comprehensive survey to be organized in the United States on the work of the New York–based artist. Featuring some 75 pieces produced from 1987 through the present, Jim Hodges: Give Mor...   [more]

Opening: October 2nd   11:00 AM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Venerable Gelong Kalsang Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Ngawang Thogmed, Lama Rinji Sherpa Tsewang, Lama Nawang Samten: Mandala of Compassion

Hammer Museum    culver city/west la
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-443-7000
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu
September 28th, 2010 - October 12th
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This fall, the Hammer Museum welcomes the return of four highly respected Tibetan Buddhist monks—Venerable Gelong Kalsang Rinpoche, Venerable Lama Ngawang Thogmed, Lama Nawang Samten, and Lama Rinji Tsewang—to create an elaborate sand mandala embodying compassion in the lobby gallery. This marks the third visit to the museum for the Lamas, whose work in the U.S. is coordinated by Ari Bhö...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Yuri Ancarani: Hammer Projects: Yuri Ancarani

Hammer Museum    culver city/west la
10899 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles, CA 90024
310-443-7000
http://www.hammer.ucla.edu
September 27th - January 19th, 2015
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Italian artist Yuri Ancarani makes seductive, hypnotic, and engrossing films that delve deeply into often obscure subjects. His first solo exhibition in the U.S. features Ancarani’s trilogy of short films, each focusing on a specific aspect of labor. The first film, Il Capo (2010), is a gorgeous portrayal of the Carrara marble quarry and the magnanimous foreman directing his crew like an...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd In Focus: Tokyo

Getty Center Los Angeles    santa monica/venice
1200 Getty Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049
310-440-7300
http://www.getty.edu
August 5th - December 14th
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Although a kaleidoscopic vision would seem to be required to represent the hyperreal megalopolis of Tokyo, the four Japanese photographers in this exhibition have found a way to portray their city at a human scale. Mikiko Hara adopts a quiet, daylit, snapshot style for spontaneous portraits of her young contemporaries; Daido Moriyama haunts the burgeoning neighborhood of Shinjuku for fragments of ni...   [more]

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


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Textiles of Timor, Island in the Woven Sea

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
September 7th - January 4th, 2015
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Public awareness of Southeast Asia’s textile arts expanded rapidly in the late-twentieth century. As distant corners of Southeast Asia garnered attention from art historians and museum curators and became popular tourist destinations, once-foreign terms like batik and ikat entered the vocabulary of art-lovers, fashionistas, and museum-goers. One major island in the Southeast Asian archipelago, how...   [more]

Opening: September 7th   12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Bearing Witness: Embroidery as History in Post-Apartheid South Africa

Fowler Museum at UCLA    culver city/west la
North Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90095
310/825-4361
http://www.fowler.ucla.edu
September 7th - December 7th
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The Fowler Museum’s vast collection of more than 120,000 examples of world arts includes an important repository of more than 20,000 textiles that trace the history of cloth over two millennia and across five continents. In conjunction with the Museum’s 50th anniversary, the Fowler will present the following three textile exhibitions this summer: Fowler in Focus: Yards of Style, African...   [more]

Opening: September 7th   12:00 PM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Embroidery Workshop with Ida Ferdman

Craft and Folk Art Museum    mid-wilshire
5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-937-4230
http://www.cafam.org
August 24th 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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Have you always wanted to learn to embroider or need a refresher course to refine your skills? This workshop is a great introduction to a variety of stitches and a chance to start your own embroidered work of art (which may be finished at home). Participants can bring in their own design to transfer or some pre-made designs will be available to use. Both beginners and return students are welcome, and Ida...   [more]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd shrine: Mixed Media Painting & Drawing Workshop with Shrine

Craft and Folk Art Museum    mid-wilshire
5814 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036
323-937-4230
http://www.cafam.org
August 17th 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
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Join artist Shrine to explore and learn more about his Empire of Love Shack and create your own artworks using paint, found objects, and drawing. Feel free to bring in the following materials to use: lids, bottle caps, aluminum cans, plastic bottles. Check out Shrine's work at Empireoflove.org. RSVP requested to rsvp@cafam.org   [more]

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