April 5
August 23, 2020
BCAM, Level 2
Yoshitomo Nara is among the most beloved Japanese artists of his generation. His widely recognizable portraits of menacing figures reflect the artist’s raw encounters with his…
June 7
September 20, 2020
Resnick Pavilion
On view at LACMA for the first time in almost 20 years, Slowly Turning Narrative (1992) is a room-sized video installation by Bill Viola in the museum’s collection. An…
June 28, 2020
March 14, 2021
BCAM, Level 1
Cauleen Smith is a Los Angeles-based interdisciplinary artist whose work reflects upon the everyday possibilities of the imagination. A traveling solo exhibition of film, video,…
July 26
November 29, 2020
Resnick Pavilion
Ventriloquism relies on the confusion between sight and hearing, master and puppet, silence and speech. Issues of agency, authorship, and objecthood are at the core of even the…
Fall 2020
Ongoing
BCAM, Level 3
LACMA’s modern collection will be relocated from the Ahmanson Building to the top floor of BCAM, opening in fall 2020. The installation will feature galleries devoted primarily to…
October 4, 2020
January 24, 2021
Resnick Pavilion
In the work of American artist Sam Francis (1923–1994), Western and Eastern aesthetics engage in a profound intercultural dialogue. Francis first traveled to Japan in 1957,…
November 8, 2020
April 25, 2021
BCAM, Level 2
Scandinavian Design and the United States, 1890–1980 is the first exhibition to examine the extensive design exchanges between the United States and the Nordic countries (Denmark…
November 5, 2021
January 2, 2022
BCAM, Level 1
From the moment of their unveiling at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in February 2018, the museum’s official portraits of President Barack Obama and Mrs. Michelle…