The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is screening Lisanne Skyler’s Brillo Box (3¢ OFF) on July 30, before the HBO debut on August 7.
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A Saudi Artist Pauses in the Face of Politics
Abdulnasser Gharem’s works question initial perceptions and reveal inherent contradictions about Islamic and Arabian art and culture.
Best of 2016: Our Top 10 Los Angeles Art Shows
These top 10 shows in no way capture a full overview of the art seen in LA this year, but they provide highlights of the rapidly developing artistic landscape of the city.
A Gift to Be Simple: John McLaughlin’s Paintings Pose Fundamental Questions
The beautiful large-scale retrospective of this major but often forgotten artist’s work at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is a truly revelatory exhibition.
Catherine Opie’s Intimate Photographs of S&M
LOS ANGELES — If you visited LA this summer, it would have been hard for you to ignore the presence of Robert Mapplethorpe.
Robert Mapplethorpe: Beauty, Power, and Sex from the Outside
LOS ANGELES — The remarkable two-museum show Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium, gathering hundreds of photographs, collages, installations and other objects at both the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and the Getty Center, represents just a portion of the spectacular gift of the Mapplethorpe Trust to those institutions.
Museums Are for Lovers (of Social Media)
LOS ANGELES — You enter the Diana Thater installation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and start to read the introductory wall text.
In an LA Museum, the Master of Junk Dada Gets His Due
LOS ANGELES — Noah Purifoy could be considered something of a late bloomer. He was already in his thirties when he moved from his native Alabama to Los Angeles to attend Chouinard Art School (now CalArts).
Google’s Online Museum Adds 3D Animal Skulls and Sculptures
The Google Cultural Institute, known for empowering internauts to Street View their way through museums and look very, very closely at digitized two-dimensional artworks, has ventured into the third dimension.
Museums Join Campaign to Preserve Land Art Opus
In 1972, the Land Art pioneer Michael Heizer began buying up tracts of land near Nevada’s Garden and Coal valleys.
Larry Sultan’s Faux-tographs
LOS ANGELES — Larry Sultan: Here and Home at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the first large-scale retrospective of the American photographer, who died in 2009.
Art with a Dose of Imperialism: Pierre Huyghe at LACMA
LOS ANGELES — Art world elitism permeates Pierre Huyghe’s retrospective exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).