sábado, 2 de noviembre de 2013

November at LACMA

 EXHIBITIONS
CALDER AND ABSTRACTION: FROM AVANT-GARDE TO ICONICMEMBER PREVIEWS THU NOV 21–SAT NOV 23
OPENS TO THE PUBLIC SUN NOV 24 

One of the most important artists of the 20th century, Alexander Calder revolutionized modern sculpture. Designed by architect Frank O. Gehry, the artist’s first museum exhibition in Los Angeles explores Calder's radical translation of French Surrealist vocabulary into American vernacular.

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... AND MEMBERS SEE IT FIRST AND FOR FREE
See Calder and Abstraction for free with a LACMA membership—but don't wait until next month! If you join now, you receive access to...
  • Member Previews: Members see it first on November 21–23
  • Member Shopping Days: Get an additional 10% (20% total) off most items in the LACMA store
  • Member Openings: Join before November 18 for an invitation to a members-only opening reception for Calder and Abstraction
  • Member Mondays: Select exhibitions stay open late for members on several Mondays throughout the year
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AGNÈS VARDA IN CALIFORNIALAND
OPENS SUN NOV 3

Called the “godmother of the French New Wave,” Agnès Varda has been making narrative and documentary films for six decades. Agnès Varda in Californialand is the first U.S. museum presentation of her artwork and is accompanied by an extensive film series organized by LACMA.
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DAVID HOCKNEY: SEVEN YORKSHIRE LANDSCAPE VIDEOS, 2011
OPENS SUN NOV 3

Considered one of the most innovative artists of the postwar era, British-born David Hockney has adopted various new media in order to investigate perception. Embracing cutting-edge technology including Polaroids, iPad and iPhone drawings, and film, Hockney explores new ways to depict movement through multiple perspectives of a singular event.
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 TALKS & TOURS
JOHN DIVOLA LECTURE: THE LANDSCAPE AND THINGS IN THEWAY
TUES NOV 5 | 7 PMFREE, RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Under the tutelage of Robert Heineken, John Divola developed his own unique photographic practice, one that merges photography, painting, and conceptual art. In conjunction with the current exhibition of Divola's work at LACMA, the artist spends an evening discussing his work and working process.
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GALLERY TOUR: LUBA ART, CULTURE, AND COSMOLOGY
SAT NOV 9 | 11 AMFREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

Join curator Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts and Mutombo Nkulu-N’Sengha, a member of the royal Luba family, for a discussion of the importance of history, the role of women, and the nuances of Luba philosophy that inform and enrich the understanding of the remarkable works of art on view in the current Luba exhibition at LACMA.
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NICOLE MILLER: BELIEVING IS SEEING + REDBELT
SUN NOV 10 | NOON–2 PMFREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION

Commissioned by LACMA as part of the LACMA9 Art+Film Lab, artist Nicole Miller uses oral histories provided by members of the San Bernardino community as a departure point. This edition of the nine-part series explores unique perspectives from San Bernardino through stories "that residents feel deserve to be told." Believing Is Seeing is followed by a screening of the David Mamet film, Redbelt.
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CUR-ATE: THE ART OF FOOD-LIBATION INFUSION
MON–TUES NOV 11 & 12 | 6:30 PM
TICKETS REQUIRED

Journey through different lands while exploring the history of beer, wine, coffee, tea, and spirits as seen in LACMA's collection of paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts. Food and art historian Maite Gomez-Rejon of ArtBites leads this journey which concludes with a luxurious meal prepared by Executive Chef Kris Morningstar of Ray's and Stark Bar.
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GALLERY DISCUSSION: THE ART OF LOOKING-PORTRAITSTHUR NOV 14 | 12:30 PM

Explore the medium of portraiture through selections from LACMA's collection and learn how artists interpreted personalities and addressed issues of identity when creating their works. Highlights include an important gift to the museum's collection, Diego Rivera's only known easel portrait of his wife, artist Frida Kahlo.
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DECORATIVE ARTS AND DESIGN COUNCIL LECTURE SERIES: CULTURAL CROSSROADS—CONTEMPORARY DESIGN IN L.A.
TUES NOV 12 | 7 PM
Curators and arbiters of design emerging trends among L.A. desingers in a panel discussion. Learn more

CYRUS THE GREAT: CONQUEROR, FATHER, AND MESSIAH
MON NOV 18 | 7 PM
Touraj Daryaee discusses the history and importance of Cyrus the Great (c. 550–529 B.C.), a king of Persia who founded the Achaemenian Empire, the world's first empire.
Following the lecture is a screening of Recreating Pasargadae: Cyrus the Great’s Paradise, a film using modern digital technology to provide a glimpse into Cyrus’s palaces and gardens at Pasargadae. Learn more
CALDER AND ABSTRACTION OPENING EVENT: IN CONVERSATION—ALEXANDER S. C. ROWER
SAT NOV 23 | 1 PM
The grandson of the artist and sculptor Alexander Calder and chairman of the Calder Foundation discusses Calder's radical influence on modern art. Learn more
 MUSIC
JAZZ AT LACMA
Southern California jazz musicians take the stage every Friday night at LACMA. Seats for these weekly outdoor concerts fill up fast, so arriving early is recommended and a great opportunity to check out our galleries before the show—most of which are free to L.A. county residents after 3 pm. November features:

FRI NOV 1 | Greg Porée Group
FRI NOV 8 | House of Games
FRI NOV 15 | The Tom Rizzo Group
FRI NOV 22 | Tall & Small: The Pete Christlieb & Linda Small 11 Piece Jazz Band

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SUNDAYS LIVE
With free indoor chamber music series each Sunday, LACMA presents the best of national, international, and local musicians, alongside an inspiring assortment of emerging artists all year round. November features:

SUN NOV 3 | Violinist Axel Strauss and Pianist Eric Le Van
SUN NOV 10 | Violinist Martin Chalifour and Pianist Nadia Shpachenko
SUN NOV 17 | Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra
SUN NOV 24 | Pianist Rudolf Golez

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 FILM
FILM SERIES: THE IMAGE OF MEXICO: MULTIPLE VISIONS
FRI & SAT, NOV 15 & 16
Cinematographer Gabriel Figueroa is credited with creating a definitive and lasting image of Mexico. Altogether, these works and their representations of the awesome, rugged allure of Mexio contain some of cinema's most beautiful images of the county and its mythic figures. Learn more
FILM SERIES: UNDER THE VOLCANO: GABRIEL FIGUEROA AND HOLLYWOOD
FRI & SAT, NOV 22 & 23

Venturing into color and Scope photography, Mexican cinema legend Gabriel Figueroa briefly crossed over into American films, working alongside some of Hollywood's most resolute auteurs. Learn more
FILM INDEPENDENT AT LACMA
Presenting classic and contemporary narrative and documentary films, artists and their influences, emerging auteurs, international showcases, guest-curated programs, and conversations with artists, curators, and special guests.
THUR NOV 7 | Free Members-Only Screening: Tim's VermeerTHUR NOV 14 | Free Members-Only Screening: Lone Survivor—Standby only
SUN NOV 17 | Free Members-Only Screening: Eastbound & DownTUES NOV 19 | An Evening with James Toback
THUR NOV 21 | Live Read, with guest director David Wain
SAT NOV 30 | Free 3D Matinee Screening: The Croods

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TUESDAY MATINEES
Every Tuesday, LACMA screens a Hollywood classic on 35mm.

TUE NOV 5 | A Man for All Seasons
TUE NOV 12 | The Marrying Kind
TUE NOV 19 | Salome
TUE NOV 26 | Bunny Lake is Missing

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 MEMBERSHIP
MEMBERS SEE IT FREE
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See Calder and Abstraction for free with a LACMA membership. 
  • One free exhibtion ticket for Student and Individual-level members
  • Two free tickets for Dual-level members
  • Two free tickets plus unlimited free return visits for Friend-level and above
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 SHOP
HOLIDAY CARDS
NOW AVAILABLE
The holidays are right around the corner! Shop the LACMA Store for unique cards for family, friends, and coworkers, featuring artwork from LACMA's collection.
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 SPECIAL PROJECT
SAN BERNARDINO COMMUNITY DAY AT LACMA
SUN NOV 10 | 10 AM–7 PM

San Bernardino residents are invited to visit the museum* for free, anytime between 10 am and 7 pm. From 12:30 to 3:30 pm participate in family-friendly art activities, explore the galleries through tours, and view a new video artwork, titled Believing Is Seeing, by Nicole Miller that features San Bernardino-area community members. (*Does not include admission to James Turrell: A Retrospective.)
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