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February 2019

February 3 - July 28
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Power of Pattern: Central Asian Ikats from the David and Elizabeth Reisbord Collection

Power of Pattern showcases over 60 examples of visually dynamic Central Asian ikat robes and panels. Organized by motif, the exhibition examines how the region’s textile designers, dyers, and weavers used improvisation and abstraction to create textiles truly unique to this region.   Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults – $15, Seniors – $10, Members, Students with valid ID, and Children – Free,…

March 2019

March 29 - November 10
Chinese American Museum, 425 N. Los Angeles St.
Downtown Los Angeles, CA United States

Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua

Lightscapes: Re-envisioning the Shanshuihua presents works from Nick Dong and Wu Chi-Tsung, two Taiwan-born contemporary artists. Re-imagining the philosophies of Chinese landscape paintings, the exhibition brings forward new media works and immersive light-based installations that are not often explored within this genre.   Tuesdays – Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.   Adults – $3, Seniors and Students – $2, Museum Members – Free

April 2019

April 1 - July 20
Vincent Price Art Museum, 1301 Avenida Cesar Chavez
Monterey Park, CA 91754 United States
Free

York Chang: The Signal and The Noise

York Chang makes conceptually driven work which considers the relationship between images and text, and how collective action is influenced by spectacle and new forms of propaganda. In this project, he employs mixed media strategies as interventions into information systems, appropriating newspapers, graphic displays, found images, and sculpture to create an immersive environment in the exhibition space.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays 12:00 noon – 4:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 7:00 p.m.    

April 1 - July 27
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

The Chinese Art Galleries at LACMA

The Chinese art galleries highlight several beautiful examples of Song (960–1279) and Yuan (1260–1368) dynasty ceramics, and examples of contemporary Chinese art. One of the rarest Chinese ceramics in LACMA’s collection is the mid-14th-century porcelain Jar with Pair of Peacocks among Floral Scrolls. This striking vessel was made only shortly after the first appearance of blue-and-white porcelain in China, with designs painted directly on the porcelain body with cobalt oxide pigment before being covered with a clear glaze. The Chinese…

April 1 - July 27
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

Korean Art Galleries at LACMA

LACMA has the largest Korean art galleries of any museum in the United States. On view now are spectacular examples of Korean paintings, ceramics, textiles, and Buddhist art. The ceramics span nearly 2,000 years of Korean history, from the Three Kingdoms Period (57 BCE–CE 668) to the present. The Korean art galleries are anticipated to close to the public for collection inventory and packing on July 27, 2019. This work is in preparation for the construction of the new proposed…

April 1 - August 18
Fowler Museum, UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

Dressed with Distinction: Garments from Ottoman Syria

This exhibit from Ottoman Syria explores the region’s textile production during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries when Syria was an international hub for the trade and production of handwoven cloth. With a focus on the social and seasonal contexts in which garments were worn by men, women, and children, the exhibition’s presentation of these distinguished textiles enables audiences to engage with Syrian culture and weaving techniques from a bygone era.   Wednesdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Thursdays…

April 1 - October 27
Hammer Museum, UCLA, 10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

Hammer Projects: Yunhee Min

Min adapts the vibrant abstract imagery of her paintings on canvas to the steps of the Hammer’s lobby staircase, in the first Project to be oriented on the floor rather than the walls. Her examination of the impact of the Light and Space movement on generations of artists in Los Angeles is evident in her newest washy, layered, and brightly colored paintings.   Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.…

May 2019

May 5 - October 20
Fowler Museum, UCLA, 308 Charles E. Young Dr. N.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
Free

India’s Subterranean Stepwells: Photographs by Victoria Lautman

Since the 5th century, stepwells have served as water-harvesting systems that descend into the earth and enable communities to access the water table or rainwater gathered below. A selection of 46 photographs by journalist Victoria Lautman captures the diversity and sublime beauty of these architectural marvels.   Wednesdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m. Thursdays – Sundays 12:00 noon – 5:00 p.m.

May 25 - October 20
Japanese American National Museum, 100 N. Central Ave.
Los Angeles, CA United States

At First Light: The Dawning of Asian Pacific America

This is a multi-media exhibition that explores and celebrates the emergence of a politically defined Asian Pacific American consciousness and identity. At First Light chronicles the transformation of the un-American categorization of “Oriental” to the political identity of “Asian Pacific American” that rejected racist stereotypes, stood up for human rights, recovered lost histories, and created new cultural expressions.   Tuesdays – Sundays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Thursdays 12:00 noon – 8:00 p.m.   Adults – $10, Seniors and Youth…

June 2019

June 2, 2019 - January 5, 2020
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036 United States

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China

Since the 1980s, Chinese contemporary artists have cultivated intimate relationships with their materials, establishing a framework of interpretation revolving around materiality. Their media range from the commonplace to the unconventional, the natural to the synthetic, the elemental to the composite: from plastic, water, and wood, to hair, gunpowder, and Coca-Cola.   Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Fridays 11:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m., Saturdays & Sundays 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Adults – $15, Seniors – $10, Members,…

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