May 13
September 10, 2017
Pavilion for Japanese Art
Whereas European art often depicts nature as something to be feared—a place of wolves and specters—nature in Japanese art is respected, even revered, as an ideal retreat for those…
December 17, 2016
July 23, 2017
Ahmanson Building, Level 2
An Irruption of the Rainbow: Color in 20th-Century Art looks at various ways that modern artists have used color in their work.  Artists began to experiment with color in the late…
April 1
July 16, 2017
Ahmanson Building, Level 4
Lovers stealing out for secret trysts under cover of stormy nights, visits to the monsoon retreats of holy men, and divine beings associated with sources of water and rain are…
February 26
July 9, 2017
Resnick Pavilion
The Inner Eye: Vision and Transcendence in African Arts features 100 outstanding sculptures and eye-catching textiles that explore how the arts and their visual regimes enable…
February 26
July 2, 2017
Ahmanson Building, Level 2
Tony Smith: Smoke has become a LACMA icon since its 2008 installation in the Ahmanson Building atrium, where it animates the transitional space between the museum’s east and west…
January 24
June 22, 2017
Chinese Ceramics from the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, comprising works from LACMA’s permanent collection, presents an introduction to Chinese ceramics from c. 2500 BC (…
February 12
June 18, 2017
Art of the Americas Building, Level 2
The first comprehensive retrospective of the work of László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) in the United States in nearly 50 years, this long overdue presentation reveals a utopian…
April 16
June 16, 2017
Ahmanson Building, Level 4
Abdulnasser Gharem: Pause presents a remarkable body of work born in the aftermath of the tragic events of September 11, 2001. That the artist—Abdulnasser Gharem—is a Muslim, an…