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Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in LA

Start
October 6, 2017
End
February 25
Cost
$7 - $12

The Skirball Cultural Center has commissioned Los Angeles-based photographer Ken Gonzales-Day to create a new body of work about the presence of murals throughout the city. “Surface Tension by Ken Gonzales-Day: Murals, Signs, and Mark-Making in L.A”. features more than 100 original photographs that examine how murals contribute to Los Angeles’s unique visual identity and reflect the diversity and creativity of the city’s people.

Tuesdays – Fridays 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m., Saturdays–Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Adults – $12, Seniors (65 and up), Full-Time Students with ID & Children over 12 – $9, Children 2 – 12 – $7, Free to Skirball Members & Children under 2
Free to all on Thursdays

Sponsor: Pacific Standard Time is an initiative of the Getty. The presenting sponsor is Bank of America

Photo caption: Ken Gonzales-Day, Photograph of Levi Ponce, Danny Trejo Mural, 2016

Location

Skirball Cultural Center
2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Phone:
310-440-4500

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