The Broad, 221 South Grand Avenue, Los Angeles

    March 23, 2019 To September 1, 2019

    11:00 am To 6:00 pm

    Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. Soul of a Nation explores how social justice movements, as well as stylistic evolutions in visual…Read more…

    California African American Museum, 600 State Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90037

    May 8, 2019 To September 8, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    For many fans of 1970s American television, Ernie Barnes’ (1938–2009) painting The Sugar Shack is no doubt instantly familiar.Read more…

    Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 901-909 E. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

    May 18, 2019 To August 10, 2019

    11:00 am To 6:00 pm

    David Hammons’s solo show at Hauser & Wirth is his first in Los Angeles in 45 years. The description states, “This exhibition is dedicated to / Ornette / Coleman / Harmolodic Thinker” and is accompanied by an intriguing abstract drawing.Read more…

    The Annenberg Space for Photography, 2000 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067, USA

    June 1, 2019 To August 18, 2019

    11:00 am To 6:00 pm

    Celebrating the photographers who have played a critical role in bringing hip-hop’s visual culture to the global stage, CONTACT HIGH: A Visual History of Hip-Hop is an inside look at the work of hip-hop photographers, as told through their most intimate diaries: their unedited contact sheets.Read more…