Black Artists on View in Los Angeles

Black Artists on View in Los Angeles

Black History month may have been February, but several museums in Los Angeles are highlighting observations and images created by black artists in a series of new exhibitions this Spring. The Broad, Skirball Cultural Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) typically highlight other artists and periods. However, the trio of museums, along […]

Rare ‘Visitation’ by Pontormo Altarpiece at Getty

Rare ‘Visitation’ by Pontormo Altarpiece at Getty

One of the greatest works by 16th-century Florentine painter Jacopo da Pontormo (1494–1557) is on display in Los Angeles for the first time. The “Visitation,” a rare altarpiece by Pontormo that until recently could only be seen in Italy is  at the J. Paul Getty Museum through April 28, 2019. The eye-catching piece features intense, […]

LACMA ‘Outliers and American Vanguard Art’ Shows Depth of Diverse Talent

LACMA ‘Outliers and American Vanguard Art’ Shows Depth of Diverse Talent

American art has gone through a series of transitions in the past century as artists, many self-taught, embraced folk art and other non-classical techniques. Key examples showing the depth and diversity of talent from these “Outliers and American Vanguard Art” are now on view through March 17, 2019, at the Los Angeles County Museum of […]

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