Isaac Julien: Playtime

(Los Angeles—February 22, 2019) The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is pleased to present Isaac Julien: Playtime. Marking the artist’s first major solo presentation in Los Angeles, the film Playtime (2014) stars actors Maggie Cheung, James Franco, Colin Salmon, auctioneer Simon de Pury, and others in a captivating critique of the influence of capital on the art market. Playtime has been exhibited at Fort Mason, San Francisco (2017), Platform-L Contemporary Arts Center, Seoul (2017); and Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City (2016); as well as other venues around the world. The exhibition is curated by Christine Y. Kim, associate curator of contemporary art at LACMA.