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Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now

Implicit Tensions: Mapplethorpe Now will show the groundbreaking work of gay photographer Robert Mapplethorpe. The prolific artist captured the images of famous folks like his...

MALE GAZE: Life, Legend, Legacy

We can trace the origins of the Leslie-Lohman Museum back to the summer of 1969. Along with the fight for civil rights that had spread from African American and Latinx communities...

Charles White: A Retrospective at LACMA

LACMA presents the first major 21st-century US retrospective of the painter and civil rights activist Charles White, whose art was considered revolutionary because of its fully...

Tom of Finland Set the Standard for Gay Erotic Art

Known as Tom of Finland, Touko Laaksonen is credited for setting the standard for gay erotic art. He created an out-of-reach and impossible to ignore image of gay masculinity...

Looking at Jerry Lewis: The Nutty Professor Storyboards

Through March 3rd When it comes to mastery of physical comedy, actor Jerry Lewis takes the cake. His work in the beloved 1963 film The Nutty Professor, a modern adaptation of the...

Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

Before there was Vasily Kadinsky and Piet Mondrian, there was Hilma af Klint. The revolutionary Swede and abstract artist pioneered the form starting in 1906 using bold colors and...

Bruce Nauman: Disappearing Acts

While the work of Bruce Nauman has never been defined by a single style or medium, there are specific themes that recur throughout his oeuvre. Among those is...

“Knotted, Pieced & Wound” – Opening Reception

On view: January 11 through February 20, 2019. “Knotted, Pieced & Wound” is a contemporary multimedia exhibition featuring a selection of works that in some way...

‘Abstract Transfer Protocol’ – A Solo Exhibition by Manuel Fernández

Guy Hepner Gallery + The TAX Collection present ‘Abstract Transfer Protocol’, a solo exhibition by Manuel Fernández. Opening November 29th, ‘Abstract Transfer...

Andy Warhol— From A to B and Back Again

Few American artists are as ever-present and instantly recognizable as Andy Warhol (1928–1987). Through his carefully cultivated persona and willingness to experiment with...

Imperfect Models: Memory, Monuments, and Memorialization

The word monument derives from the Latin word monere, which means “to warn.” As monstrum, a noun form derived from this infinitive, the word designates a bad omen—the words...

LCMA Presents “Outliers and American Vanguard Art” in November

LACMA will bring the lauded exhibition Outliers and American Vanguard Art to its galleries starting November 18. The project explores pivotal moments when avant-garde artists and...