Families like to move together—they dance and wiggle. Open space invites movement and dance. There’s a lot of empty space in artist Toba Khedoori’s mural-sized paper paintings, which encourages you to imagine yourself in the work. For the last two Sundays (and today!), Andell Family Sundays has transformed the first gallery in the exhibition into a dance and performance floor. Learn more: [...
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Talk: Modernism and Classicism, Picasso and Rivera

In conjunction with current exhibition "Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time," guest curator Jennifer Stager and contributing author Michele Greet discuss the work of these two artists during the early 20th century. Moderated by Rachel Kaplan, LACMA's Wallis Annenberg Curatorial Fellow.
Check out some of the great events we have coming up this weekend at LACMA. Enjoy a panel discussion in conjunction with special exhibition “Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time” or surround yourself with the musical stylings of the Chamber Ensembles. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]
LACMA | Bing Theater
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Edgar Arceneaux’s film “Until, Until, Until…” (2015–16) presents Ben Vereen’s previously censored performance during Ronald Reagan’s inaugural ball in 1981, in full, more than 30 years later on the evening of this year’s inauguration. Intended as a platform for Los Angeles’s diverse community to commune, speak, and be...
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Visit to the studio of L.A.-based artist Young Il Ahn. See upcoming exhibition "Unexpected Light: Works by Young Il Ahn" opening February 25 at LACMA.
Visitors to Level 2 of LACMA’s Ahmanson Building won’t have a hard time spotting Polly Apfelbaum’s floor installation “Black Flag” (2002), literally spilling out of the exhibition “An Irruption of the Rainbow: Color in 20th-Century Art.” The artist installed the work last month, arranging thousands of fabric dots, strips, and other shapes dyed in riotous colors on the gallery floor, piece by...
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Velvet Punk: Polly Apfelbaum’s "Black Flag" | Unframed

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Live original score by Seth Bogart

In the vein of Film Independent at LACMA’s critical and audience success Live Read—director Jason Reitman’s creative hatchling, in which he mated classic film scripts with the concept of a cold read, and got stars to do once-in-a-lifetime stagings of the material—comes Bring the Noise. For this new series, an acclaimed musician will take a film of their...
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Bring the Noise: Welcome to the Dollhouse

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Talk: Skyping with Buckminster Fuller: Bringing the 20th-Century "Design Scientist" Into the 21st Century

Some dismiss Buckminster Fuller as a crackpot. Others hail him as a genius. This panel, nodding to both viewpoints, explores how the principles behind some of his wildest inventions are alive and well in 21st-century culture and commerce today.

Moderated by arts journalist Jori Finkel,...
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Talk: Skyping with Buckminster Fuller: Bringing the 20th-Century "Design Scientist" Into the 21st Century

Some dismiss Buckminster Fuller as a crackpot. Others hail him as a genius. This panel, nodding to both viewpoints, explores how the principles behind some of his wildest inventions are alive and well in 21st-century culture and commerce today.

Moderated by arts journalist Jori Finkel,...
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"Bring the Noise" is a new series where an acclaimed musician will take a film of their choosing, have the original score removed from the film, and put together a new accompaniment for the movie. The debut installment of the "Bring the Noise" series will feature Todd Solondz's "Welcome to The Dollhouse," for which Hunx and His Punx stalwart Seth Bogart will devise an equally memorable musical...
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Bring the Noise: Welcome to the Dollhouse with new live music by Seth Bogart of Hunx and His Punx | LACMA

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Rembrandt painted "Portrait of Marten Looten" in 1632, in his mid-20s, shortly after setting himself up as a professional portraitist in Amsterdam. The painting is notable for its introduction of a new, dynamic approach to portraiture in which the subject interacts with the viewer. In the painting, Looten (1585–1649), a prosperous Mennonite grain merchant, appears to be interrupted from...
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From the Collection: Portrait of Marten Looten | Unframed

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Hundreds of art lovers have benefited from joining LACMA’s Art Councils, which offer more in-depth engagement with specific areas of art through events both on and off-campus, including exhibition walkthroughs, curator conversations, artist studio visits, and behind-the-scenes experiences. Organized exclusively for Art Council members and led by LACMA curators, these unique events allow...
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Resolve to Get Involved: Art Councils at LACMA | Unframed

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Check out some of the great events we have coming up this weekend at LACMA, from a free screening of the new docudrama series “When We Rise” to artist-led workshops for families to free general admission on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Learn more: [ Bit.ly Link ]

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LACMA | Brown Auditorium
$35 Members; $40 general public
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Get an in-depth look at the exhibition :Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time" in this gallery course.

While the artwork of Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera may be well known to many, the two modern artists...
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Gallery Course: Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time

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LACMA | BCAM, Level 2
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"Toba Khedoori," the artist's first comprehensive survey of work in 15 years, features 25 paintings, starting with large-scale works on paper depicting architectural forms from distanced or decontextualized...
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Contemporary Artists Respond to Works of Art by Toba Khedoori

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LACMA | BCAM1
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Pablo Picasso and Diego Rivera were contemporaries, erstwhile competitors, equally ambitious and prolific as artists, internationally famous, and well aware of their larger-than-life personalities. The exhibition presents moments of intersection in the formation of modernism...
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Exhibition Talk with Curators Diana Magaloni and Michael Govan

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LACMA | Brown Auditorium
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This program is the second in a special five-part lecture series on Korean Art to be held throughout the year.

Korea has one of the richest and longest traditions of furniture making in the world. The uniqueness, variety, and simple beauty of these objects have made Korean furniture highly sought after and coveted...
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Talk: The Beauty and Elegance of Korean Furniture

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LACMA | BP Grand Entrance
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Explore vibrant 19th-century streetscapes by Impressionist painters Camille Pissarro and Childe Hassam. Museum educator and art historian Michelle Brenner will lead a conversation in the galleries combining in-depth visual analysis with historical context to illuminate two paintings by these masters.

Gallery Talk: The Art of Looking—Impressionism

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LACMA | Brown Auditorium
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$30 Members; $35 general public
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Enjoy a private gallery tour of the exhibition following an introductory lecture with art historian and museum educator Mary Lenihan.

Get a behind-the-scenes look at the museum's special exhibition, "Renaissance...
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Talk: Gallery Course: Renaissance and Reformation

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LACMA | BP Grand Entrance
$90 members; $100 general public
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This fun afternoon event offers a sampling of German art, wine, and food. Following a private gallery tour of the special exhibition "Renaissance and Reformation: German Art in the Age of Dürer and Cranach," head to Ray's, where the restaurant's sommelier,...
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Talk: Rathskeller: German Art and Wine

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