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September 2017
September 10, 2017 - January 28, 2018
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery,
4800 Hollywood Boulevard,
Los Angeles, 90027
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Mauro Restiffe, Empossamento #2, 2003, Gelatin silver print, Courtesy the artist and Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel

Condemned To Be Modern

City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs Announces Landmark Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA Exhibition, Condemned To Be Modern Curated by Clara Kim at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Condemned To Be Modern is presented by the City of Los Angeles Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) at its Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery (LAMAG) in partnership with the Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles. Condemned To Be Modern brings together the work of 21 contemporary artists who have responded critically to the history of modernist architecture in Latin…

December 2017
December 9, 2017 - February 17, 2018
William Grant Still Arts Center,
2520 S. West View Street
Los Angeles, CA 90016 United States
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37th Annual Black Doll Show – Jubilee, Celebrations in Color

The William Grant Still Arts Center Presents 37th Annual Black Doll Show: Jubilee, Celebrations in Color December 9, 2017-February 17, 2018 Opening Reception: December 9, 3:00-6:00pm Curated by Stephanie J. Moore Los Angeles (November 29, 2017) – For its 37th Annual Black Doll Show the William Grant Still Arts Center will be focusing on gatherings, coming together and events to remember through doll artistry and displays. Showcasing Black life as a celebration of events that are monumental and small, ordinary,…

December 9, 2017 - February 14, 2018
Las Fotos Project,
2658 Pasadena Avenue
Los Angeles, 90031 United States
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Las Fotos Project presents La Virgen

Las Fotos Project Presents: LA Virgen, Youth Photo Exhibit December 9, 2017 – February 4, 2018 LA Virgen is a semester-long study of personal and social identity understood through the narrative of La Virgen de Guadalupe, an iconic Mesoamerican figure of femininity, transformation, and healing. Through the use of photography and crafts, 10 students have navigated intimate questions about representation through self-portraiture, shared photographs of their own interpretations of a sacred space (often, it’s their bedroom), reconsidered the meaning of…

January 2018
January 18 @ 6:00 pm - February 18 @ 8:00 pm
California African American Museum,
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
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Free

Salon and Performance by Maurice Harris

During the closing week of “Salon des Refusés” by Lezley Saar, artist Maurice Harris, founding creator of floral design company Bloom & Plume, will activate the exhibition with a performance featuring spoken word as well as readings of passages from books that inspired Saar’s surrealist works, including “Madwoman in the Attic” and “Monad”. Sponsored by the California African American Museum.

January 21 - February 25
California African American Museum,
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
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Free

Circles and Circuits I: History and Art of the Chinese Caribbean Diaspora

“Circles and Circuits I” explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day. By examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond, the exhibition will reveal the hidden complexities of the transcultural art of the Caribbean. The presentation at CAAM will trace the history of Chinese Caribbean art from the 1930s through the period of the region’s independence movements, showcasing the contributions of…

January 21 - February 26
Hudson Backstage Theater,
6539 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038 United States
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Free

The Watsons Go to Birmingham – 1963

The Watson family of five, of Flint, Michigan is told through the eyes of Kenny, our narrator, who tells the tale of “growing up” in the Watson Family. From getting picked on by the bullies at school to the antics of his eldest brother, Byron (a teenage delinquent), who can’t seem to stay out of trouble and causes alarming concern to their parents. This Multi-Media live stage production features choreographed movement, dance, stunts and historical footage to enhance and liven…

January 21 - March 11
Chinese American Museum,
425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States
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Circles and Circuits: Chinese Caribbean Art

“Circles and Circuits II” explores the art of the Chinese Caribbean diaspora from the early 20th century to the present day. By examining the contributions of artists of Chinese descent in Cuba, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, and beyond, the exhibition will reveal the hidden complexities of the transcultural art of the Caribbean. The focus is on the work of contemporary artists such as Albert Chong and María Magdalena Campos-Pons, as well as artists of the ongoing Chinese Caribbean diaspora.…

January 21 - April 15
Fowler Museum at UCLA,
W. Sunset Blvd. and Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Free

Axé Bahia: The Power of Art in an Afro-Brazilian Metropolis

“Axé Bahia” explores the distinctive cultural role of the city of Salvador, the coastal capital of the Brazilian state of Bahia. Since the 1940s, Salvador has been an internationally renowned center of Afro-Brazilian culture, and it remains an important hub of African-inspired artistic practices in Latin America. This exhibition is the most comprehensive presentation of Bahian arts to date in the U.S. and features the work of such modernists, as well as contemporary artists. “Axé Bahia” features more than 100…

January 21 - May 6
Hammer Museum, UCLA,
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Free

Stories of Almost Everyone

This exhibit is a selection of video installations from the Hammer Contemporary Collection. It features major works by American artists Charles Atlas, Barbara Kruger, and Kara Walker created in the last decade. Using very different strategies of montage, direct address, and narrative imagery, respectively, each of these artists is among our most eloquent social critics. Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Hammer Museum.

January 23 - March 4
Museum of Latin American Art,
628 Alamitos Ave
Long Beach, CA United States
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Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago

“Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago”, curated by Tatiana Flores, is MOLAA’s Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA exhibition. It is a major survey exhibition of twenty-first-century art of the Caribbean that employs the archipelago as an analytical framework. The exhibition includes painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance. Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursday, 11:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Adults – $10, Seniors & Students – $7, Members and Children under 12 Free,…


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