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January 2017
January 29 @ 12:00 pm - May 4 @ 5:00 pm
UCLA Fowler Museum,
308 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, United States
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Free

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg

Pantsula 4 LYF: Popular Dance and Fashion in Johannesburg will feature a series of photographs and videos taken by South African photographer Chris Saunders that examine the township culture of pantsula. Known predominantly as a youth movement, pantsula is characterized by crews of men and women who perform energetic, acrobatic, virtuosic dances. These performers dress in a distinctive style that favors American-made brands such as Converse All-Star shoes and Dickies brand work pants. This preference for American-style clothing harkens back…

February 2017
February 1 @ 11:00 am - April 23 @ 5:00 pm
UCLA Fowler Museum,
308 Charles E Young Dr N
Los Angeles, United States
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Kevin Beasley
Free

Hammer Projects: Kevin Beasley

New York–based artist Kevin Beasley transforms the museum’s Vault Gallery into an elaborate environment inspired by Bernini’s Baroque altarpiece in Saint Peter’s Basilica and an infamous image of Black Panther Huey P. Newton. ——————————- Monday: Closed, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

February 1 @ 12:00 pm - May 30 @ 7:00 pm
The Underground Museum,
3508 W. Washington Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90018 United States
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non fiction
Free

Non-Fiction curated by Noah Davis

Non-Fiction is the second iteration of The Underground Museum’s collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles (MOCA). This exhibition explores the black body and its relationship to history, with works by Theaster Gates, Robert Gober, David Hammons, Deana Lawson, Kerry James Marshall, Marion Palfi, Henry Taylor, and Kara Walker. Non-Fiction suggests a reality—both in art and in life—that is shaped through coexisting vantage points of hate, love, birth, death, race, resistance, perseverance, religion, and ancestry. —————————– Wednesday to…

February 26 - July 9
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Resnick Pavilion,
5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA United States
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the inner eye LACMA
$3 - $65

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts

The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts features 100 outstanding sculptures and textiles that explore how the arts and their visual regimes enable transitions from one stage of life to the next and from one state of being to another. Works reflect culturally specific notions visually and celebrate artists as agents of insight and transformation. ——————————- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Friday: 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.


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