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CURRENT EXHIBITS [255]


selected dates: 3/11/13-3/11/13 [clear]

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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Susumu Koshimizu: Solo Exhibition

Blum & Poe    culver city/west la
2727 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
310-836-2062
http://www.blumandpoe.com
February 23rd, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Blum & Poe is very pleased to present a solo exhibition of Susumu Koshimizu, one of the principal figures of Mono-ha (School of Things), a group of Tokyo-based artists who were central to the Japanese avant-garde during the late 1960s and early 1970s. This is Koshimizu's first solo exhibition with the gallery and his first solo presentation outside of Japan. It follows the critical acclaimed surve...   [more]

Opening: February 23rd, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Henry Taylor: New Work

Blum & Poe    culver city/west la
2727 S. La Cienega Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90034
310-836-2062
http://www.blumandpoe.com
February 23rd, 2013 - March 30th, 2013
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Blum & Poe is very pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Los Angeles-based artist Henry Taylor. This exhibition marks Taylor's second solo exhibition with the gallery and continues his exploration of portrait painting, while delving deeper into the history of oppression, exposing realities of the so-called American dream. His portrait subjects typically consist of friends or historic fi...   [more]

Opening: February 23rd, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
May 21st, 2011 - July 7th, 2013
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The bygone era of American whaling led many men on distant voyages in search of the giants of the sea. In spare time whalers carved the teeth, bone and other unused parts of the whale, developing a carving tradition that came to be called scrimshaw. Scrimshaw: The Art and Craft of the American Whaler celebrates this unique American folk art, created purely for the necessity or enjoyment of its makers, which captures...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Shashi Dhoj Tulachan: Sacred Realms: Temple Murals by Shashi Dhoj Tulachand From the Gayle and Edward P. Roski Collection

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
October 12th, 2012 - March 12th, 2013
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*closing date is subject to changeThe nine oversized paintings shown in this exhibition are all the work of one extraordinary 69-year-old Buddhist monk named Shashi Dhoj Tulachan, a second generation thangka artist living in Tuksche, a remote village located in Mustang, Nepal’s northernmost district adjacent to Tibet. Shashi Dhoj Tulachan has devoted much of his life to the restoration of a nearby 18th...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd CUT! Costume and the Cinema

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
December 15th, 2012 - March 10th, 2013
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Discover the glamour, luxury and artistry of cinematic couture in this exhibition from the renowned British costumer, Cosprop Ltd and organized by Exhibits Development Group.  Forty-three costumes worn by 30 actors in 25 different films attest to the sumptuous fabrics, lavish lace and embroidery, unparalleled craftsmanship and creativity, and the essential ingredient costumes play in the authenticity...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Lucy’s Legacy: The Hidden Treasure of Ethiopia

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
February 10th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
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Lucy’s Legacy gives visitors the opportunity to further their understanding and place in the human family. Discovered in the late 20th century in Ethiopia, Lucy is the oldest and most complete adult fossil of a human ancestor that has been found in Africa to date. Although Lucy is only 40% complete, her species provides a likely evolutionary link to the homo genus from which human beings evolved. The d...   [more]

Opening: February 10th, 2013   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Maurice Sendak: Maurice Sendak: 50 Years ● 50 Works ● 50 Reasons

Bowers Museum    orange county
2002 N. Main St.
Santa Ana, CA 97206
(714) 567-3600
http://www.bowers.org
February 16th, 2013 - April 28th, 2013
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Santa Ana, CA— A touring exhibition commemorating the work of the iconic American illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak is scheduled to begin a national tour starting at the Bowers Museum in Santa Ana, California on February 16, 2013. Sendak’s last illustrated book is scheduled to be released posthumously on February 15, 2013. Sendak died in Danbury, Connecticut at age 83 in May of 2012. Maurice Sendak:...   [more]

Opening: February 16th, 2013   10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Young Chun, CRAWW, JoKa, Muneera Gerald: New Works

C.A.V.E. Gallery    santa monica/venice
1108 Abbot Kinney Blvd.
Venice, CA 90291
310.450.6960
http://www.cavegallery.net
March 9th, 2013 - April 7th, 2013
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C.A.V.E. GALLERY PRESENTSNew Works By CRAWW * YOUNG CHUN * JoKa   and MUNEERA GERALD   (aka Cherri Wood)   Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 9,  7 - 10pm   JoKa & Young Chun will be in attendance  Music by DJ Bu$Rid3r  YOUNG CHUNLos Angeles "My art is a fabrication of reality - the way I see it in my mind. Music, culture, childhood memories, and the people in the environment that surr...   [more]

Opening: March 9th, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Grand Central Art Center MFA Residents Exhibition

Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center    orange county
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 567-7233
http://www.grandcentralartcenter.com
February 2nd, 2013 - April 21st, 2013
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GCAC Residents Exhibition features the work of California State University, Fullerton, Graduate level artists/curator currently residing at Grand Central Art Center. The GCAC houses 26 residential apartments, on its privately secured second floor, dedicated to students of CSUF's College of the Arts Masters programs. Along with the apartments, each artist is provided a 24-hour access studio space. This exhibitio...   [more]

Opening: February 2nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Kuhl & Leyton: Elite Deviance

Cal State Fullerton Grand Central Art Center    orange county
125 N. Broadway
Santa Ana, CA 92701
(714) 567-7233
http://www.grandcentralartcenter.com
March 2nd, 2013 - May 12th, 2013
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A series of work exploring white collar crime of the past decade in America.     Kuhl & Leyton's collaborative work explores the American and global culture of crime and its relationship to fame, media and the bizarre. The solo exhibition at Grand Central Art Center marks the US premiere of their new body of work, which focuses on the subject of white-collar crimes.  The artists draw inspiration...   [more]

Opening: March 2nd, 2013   7:00 PM - 10:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Charles Alston, Hale Woodruff, Harvey Johnson, Joseph Sims, Richmond Barthé, Elizabeth Catlett: The Legacy of the Golden State Mutual Life Insurance Company: More Than a Business

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
April 4th, 2012 - July 31st
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OnJuly 23, 1925 under the leadership of William Nickerson, Jr., Norman O. Houston and George Beavers, Jr., Golden State Guarantee Fund Insurance Company began in a one room office at 1412 Central Avenue. Within three months they had outgrown that space and moved to a storeroom at 3512 Central Avenue. Within three years the company had over 100 employees and branches in Pasadena, Bakersfield, San D...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd African American Military Portraits from the American Civil War: Selected Images from the Library of Congress Collections

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
September 13th, 2012 - December 29th, 2013
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Commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the American Civil War (1861-1865), this exhibit features remarkable photographic portraits of African American soldiers and sailors who took part in this epic chapter of our nation’s history. Reproduced in large format from the original antique photographs, these images are selections from the Liljenquist Family Collection of Civil War Photographs and...   [more]

Opening: September 13th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Group Show: Go Tell it on the Mountain

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
October 4th, 2012 - June 30th, 2013
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Curators Nery Gabriel Lemus and Mar Hollingsworth have taken James Baldwin’s 1953 novel of the same title, “Go Tell It on the Mountain,” as a point of departure to select a variety of pieces that explore oppositional forces within Christianity, and exposing underlying tensions of religious control and human hypocrisy. Often, the works also examine Christianity's role in fostering political action a...   [more]

Opening: October 4th, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Coloring America: Selections from the California African American Museum’s Permanent History Collection

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
November 3rd, 2012 - March 24th, 2013
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Dr. Carter G. Woodson called not for an isolated Black history, but for a more just and complete “history of the world void of national bias, race hate, and religious prejudice.” Answering Dr. Woodson’s call for a properly contextualized Black history that would offset the erasures of African Americans in the larger American tapestry, the California African American Museum, in its continuing effor...   [more]

Opening: November 3rd, 2012   10:00 AM - 5:00 PM


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Willard Wigan: Sampling the Microscopic Artwork of Willard Wigan

California African American Museum    downtown/east la
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037
213-744-7432
http://www.caamuseum.org
January 18th, 2013 - March 17th, 2013
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When he was a child, Willard Wigan decided he would build homes for ants because he “felt they needed them.” Little did he know at the time that this desire would become the artistic rubric that would compel him to create whimsical sculptures that are so minute that they can only be viewed through a microscope. This new and highly unusual exhibit, Sampling the Microscopic Artwork of Willard Wigan, is...   [more]


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Featured-e646e9fca793ac2085bf950fdae0ddcd Petra Schilder: The Dutch Ager

Carter & Citizen    culver city/west la
2648 La Cienega Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90034
213-359-2504
http://www.carterandcitizen.com
February 16th, 2013 - March 16th, 2013
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Opening: February 16th, 2013   6:00 PM - 8:00 PM



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