View From Here: Recent Acquisitions

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents View from Here: Recent Acquisitions, a selection of 16 works newly acquired by the museum and on view for the first time. The exhibition borrows its title from a series of photographs by Christina Fernandez. Shot in various locations in the southwestern United States— including the Manzanar, California internment camp, and the desert museum of artist Noah Purifoy—Fernandez’s interior views onto obscured landscapes register deeply in a time of “sheltering in place.” Themes of interiority and vastness, isolation and collectivity, stasis and movement recur across this group of artworks and find resonance in our current cultural moment.

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