The Cincinnati Art Museum will lend the Huntington in Los Angeles a Robert Henri painting after the Rams defeated the Bengals.
Important “Arts and Crafts” Architecture Archive Gifted to the Huntington Library
The gift will allow the institution to incorporate the Greene brothers’ archives into its online systems to make it searchable online.
Looking at Kehinde Wiley and Thomas Gainsborough Side by Side
It is perhaps no surprise that Wiley’s oeuvre is a favorite among curators seeking to inject new relevance into their collection of European masters.
These Are the People Who Built LA’s New Chinatown
Like all histories, LA Chinatown’s story is one that is fundamentally about people.
“Made in LA” Mines the Necessary Performance of Everyday Life
Performance has always been essential as a means of survival to participate in the fiction of America.
Looking Back on the Art and Media of 1919, the Year World War I Ended
The Huntington Library is exhibiting 250 of its objects that were made, edited, or acquired in 1919.
The Peculiar History of Love in Valentine Ephemera from the 18th Century to Today
Nowadays, store-bought Valentines cards may dominate the ways we tell people we love them in writing, but in the past the diversity of notes reveals different ideas about love.
Listen to a Rare Recording of an Eyewitness Account of Lincoln’s Assassination
The Huntington Library has made a video highlighting an audio recording of an eyewitness account of that night — likely the only surviving one of its kind.
When Edward Weston Took Photographs for Walt Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass’
Although the book was a failure, Edward Weston considered his 1941 photographs for Walt Whitman’s ‘Leaves of Grass’ as some of his best work.
There’s so much good stuff happening this week, it’s almost hard to keep track. Among our picks are two intriguing performances by three up-and-coming LA artists, two shows devoted to 20th-century artist pioneers, and a discussion of art and political activism. And don’t forget about Halloween — we suggest you celebrate with a demonic show at the Huntington.
Huntington Acquires Rare Photographs of Early Southern California
Photography was rare in the early days of California urban development, but some pioneer practitioners did get out to the burgeoning bustle of Los Angeles and Santa Monica. Now one collector’s passionate focus on photography of 19th-to-mid-20th-century California has culminated in 4,600 images being acquired by the Huntington Library in San Marino.