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Curator and head of the Wallis Annenberg Department of Photography and the Prints and Drawings Department Britt Salvesen talks about the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium on view at LACMA through July 31, 2016. 

This video follows Clarissa Esguerra, Assistant Curator, and  Melinda Kerstein, Mount Maker in the Department of Costume & Textiles, while they get a mannequin dressed and ready for the exhibition Reigning Men. The ensemble shown here features a a silk embroidered coat that was made around 1800 in France. 

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The exhibition Senses of Time shows time-based media works from five leading contemporary artists of Africa. 

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