LACMA Announces 2021 Art+Film Gala Honoring Artists Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley and Filmmaker Steven Spielberg
(Los Angeles, July 21, 2021) On Saturday, November 6, LACMA will honor Amy Sherald, Kehinde Wiley, and Steven Spielberg at its 2021 Art+Film Gala. On the occasion of its 100th Anniversary, Gucci continues its invaluable partnership with the museum as the presenting sponsor of the annual event.
From November 7, 2021 through January 2, 2022, Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama by Amy Sherald and Barack Obama by Kehinde Wiley will be on view at LACMA in the West Coast presentation of The Obama Portraits Tour, organized by the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. Black American Portraits, a complementary exhibition examining two centuries of Black portraiture drawn from LACMA’s permanent collection, will be on view November 7, 2021 - April 17, 2022.