LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art
5905 Wilshire Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90036
Venue Type: Museum
December 10th, 2017 - June 24th
December 3rd, 2017 - March 25th
Untitled (cowboy)
Richard Prince
November 19th, 2017 - March 18th
November 4th, 2017 - April 1st
September 14th, 2017 - February 4th
Atmosphere in Japanese Painting
Miya Ando, Senju Hiroshi, Yamaato Kakurei, Ikezaki Yoshio
August 20th, 2017 - February 19th
A Universal History of Infamy
Kasper Akhøj, Angela Bonadies, Mariana Castillo Deball, Carolina Caycedo, Josefina Guilisasti, Tamar Guimaraes, Runo Lagomarsino, Fernanda Laguna, Michael Linares, Zinny and Maidagan, MapaTeatro, NuMu, Gala Porras-Kim, Naufus Ramirez-Figueroa, Vincent Ramos, Oscar Santillan, Carla Zaccagnini
August 20th, 2017 - February 4th
Sarah Charlesworth
August 19th, 2017 - January 28th
On the Move: A Century of Crossing Borders
Chris Burden, Tony de los Reyes, Dominic McGill, Ed Ruscha, Alfred Stieglitz
May 27th, 2017 - February 4th
Polished to Perfection: Japanese Cloisonné from the Collection of Donald K. Gerber and Sueann E. Sherry
Hayashi Kodenji, Kawade Shibatarō, Namikawa Sōsuke, Namikawa Yasuyuki
January 27th - October 6th
A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America
Isabel Avila, Raúl Baltazar, Roberto Chavez, Maria de los Angeles, Victor Estrada, Carlee Fernandez, Devyn Galindo, Héctor García, Jacinta González, Jorge Orozco Gonzalez, Raul Guerrero, Philip Guston, Fred Lonidier, Yvette Mayorga, Delilah Montoya, Betsabeé Romero, Peter Saul, Fritz Scholder, Rufino Tamayo, Teresita De La Torre, Patricia Valencia, Linda Vallejo, Emmett Walsh, Max Yavno
Open hours
Mon-Tue,Thu 12-8; Fri 12-9; Sat-Sun 11-8
Gallery type

With 100,000 objects dating from ancient times to the present, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is the largest art museum in the western United States. A museum of international stature as well as a vital part of Southern California, LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract nearly a million visitors annually.

LACMA’s seven-building complex is located on twenty acres in the heart of Los Angeles, halfway between the ocean and downtown. The campus is undergoing a ten-year expansion and renovation known as the Transformation and designed by the Renzo Piano Building Workshop. The first phase of the project opened in early 2008, introducing an open-air pavilion called the BP Grand Entrance as well as the Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, featuring 60,000 square feet of exhibition space on three floors. BCAM's inaugural installation includes expansive spaces devoted to the art of Richard Serra, Barbara Kruger, John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Damien Hirst, Chris Burden, Robert Rauschenberg, Jasper Johns, and many more.

LACMA’s collections encompass the geographic world and virtually the entire history of art. Among the museum’s special strengths are its holdings of Asian art, housed in part in the Bruce Goff-designed Pavilion for Japanese Art; Latin American art, ranging from pre-Columbian masterpieces to works by leading modern and contemporary artists including Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, and José Clemente Orozco; and Islamic art, of which LACMA hosts one of the most significant collections in the world.

In April 2006, Michael Govan became CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director of LACMA. Formerly president and director of Dia Art Foundation and deputy director of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Mr. Govan is the seventh director in LACMA’s forty-six-year history.

Mission Statement
To serve the public through the collection, conservation, exhibition, and interpretation of significant works of art from a broad range of cultures and historical periods, and through the translation of these collections into meaningful educational, aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural experiences for the widest array of audiences.