LACMA’s modern art collection features strong holdings in German Expressionism and important paintings and sculptures by Picasso, Matisse, Schwitters, and Magritte. Important additions have included David Bright’s bequest of 23 paintings by Picasso, Léger, Miró, Kupka, and others; Robert Halff’s donation of 35 works, including remarkable examples by Miró, Lichtenstein, and Johns; and the recent acquisition of the Janice and Henri Lazarof Collection, with works by Picasso, Giacometti, Brancusi, Leger, Matisse, Braque, Moore, and Hepworth.
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures
Sara Cody interviews Stephanie Barron, co-curator with Eckhart Gillen of the exhibition Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures.
Bruce Conner was one of the most important artists of the Beat Generation, a visionary whose work simultaneously epitomizes the aesthetics of his contemporaries and looks forward to the sensibilities of younger generations of artists..
One of the original Ferus Gallery artists who helped put Los Angeles on the art world map—the one who, according to fellow Ferus artist Billy Al Bengston, “showed us the way”—Craig Kauffman is best known for the sensuously painted-plastic hybrids between painting and sculpture that he made in the late 1960s and early 1970s...