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Intersections: MOLAA’s Permanent Collection

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Composición constructive/ Constructivist Composition, 1934 Ink on Paper. Gift of Jorge Virgili in Memory of His Brother Salvador and All Those Who Have Suffered From AIDS © Courtesy of Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
Intersections: MOLAA’s Permanent Collection
Curated by: Idurre Alonso

628 Alamitos Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90802
February 10th, 2013 - June 9th, 2013
Opening: February 9th, 2013 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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long beach
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PHONE:  
562-437-1689
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Wed,Fri,Sat,Sun 11-5 ; Thur 11-9
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abstract

DESCRIPTION

Intersections presents a selection of works of art from MOLAA’s Permanent Collection that connect to one another and which generate dialogs between the past and the present of Latin American art. The exhibition is structured around an exercise of inter-connectivity that ties together two works of art by two Moderns masters: Joaquín Torres García and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Following the concept of the Inverted Map by Joaquín Torres García, in which the artist depicted the map of the Americas up-side down, Intersections moves from the South, with works of art by Joaquín Torres García and the School of the South, to the North, Mexico, with the muralists and the Mexican School. In between, the exhibition examines kinetic works of art, new ways of approaching abstraction today, the usage of written language in art and notions of nationality and identity.

TEMPORARY GALLERY A

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Saturday, February 9

In celebration of the opening of three new exhibitions, MOLAA is proud to present:
 
80s ERA MIXTAPE PARTY
 
Party with us 80s style at the Museum and be the first to see our new exhibitions!
 
DJ Tennis Pro will play your favorite 80s hits, plus enjoy complimentary cocktails for guests 21 years of age and older courtesy of Chivas. You’ll also get the chance to  try out the delicious menu at El Burger Luchador food truck. Cash bar available.

Members: Free

Non-Members: $10

RSVP to 562-437-1689