Art

    The Getty Center, N. Sepulveda Blvd & Getty Center Dr Los Angeles, CA 90049

    February 28, 2019

    11:00 am To 1:00 pm

    Mary Schmidt Campbell discusses An American Odyssey: The Life and Work of Getty, her biography of the renowned 20th-century African American artist. Bearden is known for work that explores universal themes through the celebration of African American culture. A book signing follows her talk.Read more…

    USC Fisher Museum of Art, Wong Conference Center (Harris Hall, Room 100), West Exposition Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

    February 28, 2019

    7:30 pm To 9:00 pm

    Since 1979, Holley has devoted his life to the practice of improvisational creativity. His art and music, born out of struggle, hardship, but perhaps more importantly, out of furious curiosity and biological necessity, has manifested itself in drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, performance, and sound.Read more…

    Altadena Main Library, 600 E. Mariposa Street, Altadena, California 91001, USA

    March 2, 2019

    1:00 pm To 3:00 pm

    Learn new methods of weaving both textiles and words into beautiful pieces of art! In this interactive workshop, participants will be guided by talented artisans through the creation of your own poems, inspired by the ancient practice of basket weaving.Read more…

    Hammer Museum, 10899 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

    March 3, 2019 To May 5, 2019

    11:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Jamilah Sabur is a multidisciplinary artist whose work incorporates performance, video, and installation. Un chemin escarpé / A steep path (2018) is a five-channel video installation featuring her inner world, from a cricket field in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica to underwater geological features of the Caribbean sea and the Atlantic Ocean.Read more…

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

    March 6, 2019 To August 25, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    A prolific painter, printmaker, muralist, draftsman, and photographer whose career spanned more than half a century, Charles White’s artistic portrayals of black subjects, life, and history were extensive and far-reaching. Plumb Line features contemporary artists whose work in the realm of black individual and collective life resonates with White’s profound and continuing…Read more…