LACMA and Getty Use Two Museums to Showcase Joint Mapplethorpe Acquisition

LACMA and Getty Use Two Museums to Showcase Joint Mapplethorpe Acquisition

The J. Paul Getty Museum and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) are opening their long-awaited joint exhibition, Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium. LACMA and the Getty are using their two museums for one joint extravaganza retrospective to showcase their Mapplethorpe acquisition and honor the widely renowned, but sometimes controversial, photographer. Opening March 15 […]

Mapplethorpe’s Depth and Artistry Exposed in LACMA and Getty Exhibits

Mapplethorpe’s Depth and Artistry Exposed in LACMA and Getty Exhibits

Robert Mapplethorpe’s controversial works depicting homo-erotic images may have made the artist nationally known, but that is a small part of his legacy. The new Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and J. Paul Getty Museum’s Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium exhibits opening this week highlight the two venues’ joint acquisition of Mapplethorpe works […]

‘New Objectivity’ at LACMA Captures Evil Lurking in Weimar Germany

‘New Objectivity’ at LACMA Captures Evil Lurking in Weimar Germany

Filmmakers tip viewers off that something sinister is lurking with lighting and music. Dozens of pieces of art on display in an astounding exhibit at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) create that same eerie, somewhat sinister effect. Like the pictures at Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion, the works of art in the LACMA exhibit, […]

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