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JULY 28: In conjunction with the opening weekend of The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness, join us for an afternoon of art, music, and discussion with Zak Ové and performance by Trinidad Steel Drum Band. https://bit.ly/2Z0hQ9j
Off to an early start with this collection highlight. 🌅 Tsukioka Kōgyō, Barley at Sunrise, circa 1900 :: photo ©Museum Associates/LACMA.
Tomorrow, join us for Andell Family Sundays: Stellar Stella. Explore the exhibition "Frank Stella: Selections from the Permanent Collection," work with artists and educators to make your own artwork, and more. https://bit.ly/2xLkQKN
Happy #Caturday from this chonk. 🐾 Collection highlight: "Sleeping Cat," Kaigyokusai (Masatsugu), mid-to late 19th century.
Today, we celebrate the 50th anniversary of #Apollo11, the landmark space flight that first landed humans on the moon. 🌕 Apollo, the Greek god of archery, was also associated with music, dance, poetry, and...ironically, the sun. ☀️ #Apollo50 #Apollo11At50 https://bit.ly/2XR6yI3
When your friends are trying to get you to go out, but you just got comfy. https://bit.ly/2YbCwhn
Opening at LACMA on August 25, the US debut of Christian Marclay's "Sound Stories," a collaboration between the artist and Snapchat, will explore the sounds and images of every day life found on the multimedia messaging app @Snapchat. https://bit.ly/2Z1ZAMR
Tomorrow at 2pm: join artist Linda Jacobson for a walkthrough of "Life Model: Charles White and His Students" at Charles White Elementary School. https://bit.ly/2Z0tuBe Linda Jacobson, Reclining Male Figure (detail), c. 1966–68, photo courtesy of the artist
RT @artinfodotcom: LACMA is hosting “The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China,” an exhibition showcasing a selection of intricate work…
Late Night Collection Highlight: Deer and Moon 🦌 Ohara Shōson, circa 1900 :: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
On the Blog: LACMA is honored to have participated in @MayaAngelouCHS's mural festival. In partnership with @BrandedArts, students, teachers, and artists work together to create monumental works that represent community, personal history, and identity. https://bit.ly/2LpYW8Z
The perfect cure for the mid-week slump? Thinking ahead to Jazz at LACMA 🎶 This Friday night, SGC (the Swinging, Grooving Collective) brings its mix of post-bop, hard-bop, and soul jazz to LACMA. Learn more ➡️ https://bit.ly/2JNLGHM
Show us your favorite work of art using only emojis. 🎨 #WorldEmojiDay
On the blog: Zak Ové's "The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness" encapsulates the complex history of racial objectification and the evolution of a black subjectivity. This monumental sculptural installation will be on view starting July 27. https://bit.ly/2LpnD58
On the blog: Zak Ové's "The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness" encapsulates the complex history of racial objectification and the evolution of a black subjectivity. This monumental sculptural installation will be on view starting July 27. https://unframed.lacma.org/2019/07/16/opening-soon-invisible-man-and-masque-blackness
Reminder: On July 22, join in mindfulness and slow-looking exercises in the exhibition "Eleanor Antin: Time's Arrow," followed by in-gallery activities designed to foster deep conversations. Reservations and information ➡️ https://bit.ly/30FeQjj
Rembrandt van Rijn was born #OnThisDay in 1606. A masterful innovator in painting and etching, his work covers a wide variety of subject matter, from his famous portraits and self-portraits, to landscapes and allegorical works. Pictured here: "Self-Portrait with Saskia," 1636.
How we'd like to be spending our #SundayFunday right about now ☀️ Pictured here: "Bath House and Pool, Agua Caliente, Mexico (postcard)," Western Publishing and Novelty Company, circa 1930.
On the blog: This month, Andell Family Sundays is focused on "Frank Stella: Selections from the Permanent Collection." From tours of the exhibition to special art workshops inspired by his work, find out how you can make your Sundays stellar with Stella! https://bit.ly/2xLkQKN
Late night collection highlight: Blossoming Cherry on a Moonlit Night 🌸 Ohara Shōson, Japan, circa 1932
Coming soon: Visual artist Zak Ové's sculptural installation "The Invisible Man and the Masque of Blackness" opens July 27. The work expresses the complex history of racial objectification and the evolution of black subjectivity https://bit.ly/30uijRB :: photo © Bruce Damonte
Spend your Friday evenings groovin' to free jazz performances this month at the museum! 🎷 Check out the July line-up and we'll see you at 6pm! https://bit.ly/2YQolM7
This weekend at LACMA, visit "Frank Stella: Selections from the Permanent Collection," on view through September 15. Bring the family to Story Time in the Galleries, out for a night of jazz music, and more https://bit.ly/2YR4T1z :: © photography Malcolm Lubliner 1969
On the blog: LACMA recently received a gift of six works of Chinese contemporary art, each representing different generations, styles and subject matter. Learn more about how these works engage with various aspects of Chinese history https://bit.ly/30FjbTJ :: © Wu Jian'an
July 18 at LACMA: Visual artist and singer/songwriter Solange Knowles (@SaintRecords) presents an extended directors cut featuring new scenes and musical arrangements of her interdisciplinary performance art film “When I Get Home”. Learn more: https://www.lacma.org/event/when-i-get-home
"I was surprised and challenged by the diversity of artworks and their dramatic presentation. The exhibition covers the last 40 years of Chinese contemporary art and focuses on a group of the most influential Chinese artists today." (via @kcrw) https://www.kcrw.com/culture/shows/art-talk/lacma-exhibition-of-contemporary-chinese-art-is-a-winner
Don't miss it: Tomorrow at 12:30pm, join us for a free tour of the museum's permanent collection galleries of modern art and explore prominent works from Picasso, Matisse, and more. https://bit.ly/2RE9nG7
Um...how are we just now finding out that's it's #NationalKittenDay?
Camille Pissarro, a leading figure in the Impressionist and Post-Impressionist movements, was born #OnThisDay in 1830. The artist often painted rural and urban French life, particularly landscapes around Pontoise, as seen here in "The Path to Les Pouilleux, Pontoise," 1881.
This year, we are proud to honor Los Angeles artist Betye Saar and filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón at LACMA's Art + Film Gala 2019. https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/rambling-reporter/alfonso-cuar-n-honorees-lacmas-art-film-gala-chaired-by-leonardo-dicaprio-1223289
Looking forward to more days of sunshine and pretty blooms this season 🌿Pictured here: "Summer Flower Arrangement," Ōno Bakufū, Japan, 20th century :: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
On the blog: Eloy Torrez is one of the 33 artists whose work is featured in #CharlesWhiteLifeModel. During a recent walkthrough of the exhibition, Torrez spoke about his time as a student at Otis and the early years of his artistic career. https://bit.ly/2JwJOmH
It's dangerous to go alone! Take this. #NationalVideoGameDay https://bit.ly/2S1vc2F
Late night collection highlight: "Covered Beaker with Sun, Moon and Landscape," Germany, Potsdam, circa 1720-1730 🌜
Happy #InternationalKissingDay! Collection highlight pictured here: "Untitled," Peter Behrens, Germany, circa 1898.
On the list: Our exhibition "Beyond Line: The Art of Korean Writing," currently on view! (via @kcrw) https://kcrw.co/2RVZDat
This weekend at LACMA, don't miss "The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka," the first comprehensive survey of Sri Lankan art organized by an American museum, closing Sunday, July 7. Here's what else is happening at the museum https://bit.ly/2XrunWJ photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
It's #NationalBikiniDay, and to celebrate, we're throwing it back to this 1940's swimsuit made in Los Angeles! 👙Pictured here: "Woman's Swimsuit," Margit Fellegi, Cole of California #FashionFriday :: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
On the blog: Throughout the run of "The Allure of Matter," we will be highlighting artists and artworks from the show. First up, learn more about artist Lin Tianmiao and how her signature material, white cotton thread, plays into her work https://bit.ly/2Xw9V7d :: © Lin Tianmiao
In organizing "The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka," several 19th-century photographs capturing Sri Lanka’s rich history and artistic traditions proved to be an inspiration. Learn more about the prints currently on display https://bit.ly/2LCAEaS image © Museum Associates/LACMA
Spend this #IndependenceDay admiring art! 🎆 We are open today during our regular hours, 11am–5pm :: © Chris Burden, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
Never been to LACMA? Let’s change that with First-time Fridays—a monthly event welcoming new visitors to the museum with special perks, discounts, and more! 🎨 The next one is happening this Friday, July 5. More info: http://bit.ly/2XJuFaO
Waiting for Instagram to come back like #instagramdown https://bit.ly/2Jmhdk2
Never been to LACMA? Let’s change that with First-time Fridays—a monthly event welcoming new visitors to the museum with special perks, discounts, and more! 🎨 The next one is happening this Friday, July 5. More info: https://bit.ly/2XJuFaO
On the blog: LACMA has the largest Korean art galleries of any museum in the United States. 👀 Read more about the spectacular works currently on view. https://bit.ly/2LscrUK :: photo © Museum Associates/LACMA
"... Calligraphy is on view in “Beyond Line: The Art of Korean Writing,” an absorbing overview of the complex and highly revered form that recently opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art." (via @latimes) https://lat.ms/2JjFkQb
On the blog: Four time-based media works by Heather Rasmussen are currently on view on the screens at Stark Bar. We caught up with the artist about her installation and process. https://bit.ly/2xmcrNB
RT @CicLAvia: Come make art w/ our friends @LACMA at our Mid City Hub today. #CicLAvia 🎨
July 11, 12:30pm, free and open to the public. Explore some of the museum's "greatest hits" in the permanent collection galleries of modern art, including works by Picasso, Matisse, and more. https://bit.ly/2RE9nG7
 
 
 
 
 
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