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Timothy Washington: Citizen/Ship

Date
Jan 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM
Time
Jan 14, 2020 @ 10:00 AM - Jan 14, 2020 @ 05:00 PM
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
caamuseum.org
Council District
City Council District 9
Event Series Dates
Through March 1
Los Angeles–based artist Timothy Washington (b. 1946) has crafted a visionary display of mixed-media works in his Leimert Park residence for over fifty years. A prominent figure during the Black Arts Movement—a key moment in the 1960s and 1970s when African American artists and writers collectively celebrated black culture— Washington has been a pioneer of socio-politically charged work ever since, exhibiting both locally and nationally with renowned fellow artists, such as Charles White and David Hammons. In the late 1970s, after years of creating his celebrated dry point drawings and carved wooden sculptures, he sought to innovate his use of materials and techniques and shifted to producing futuristic assemblage sculptures, which he continues to make today. To create them, Washington dips cotton in white glue, then applies it to shaped wire-hanger armatures, while also embedding myriad objects that he finds in his neighborhood or collects through family and friends.
 
 
 
Tuesdays – Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Location

California African American Museum
600 State Drive, Exposition Park
Los Angeles, CA 90037 United States
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Phone:
213-744-2024
Website:
www.caamuseum.org

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