Museum

    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…

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

    June 5, 2019 To September 8, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    Aspects of Nude showcases the ways in which artists have portrayed the human form in its purest state: bare. For centuries the study of nude models, in various poses, has been a fundamental source for artists to master drawing skills and learn to represent the subtleties of the human physique.Read more…

    Skirball Cultural Center, 2701 N. Sepulveda Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90049, USA

    June 13, 2019 To September 1, 2019

    10:00 am To 5:00 pm

    See the iconic images that amplified one of the most influential cultural movements of the 1960s: “Black Is Beautiful.” Featuring over forty photographs of Black women and men with natural hair and clothes that reclaimed their African roots, Black Is Beautiful: The Photography of Kwame Brathwaite is the first-ever major…Read more…