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The L.A.-based artist adapts the vibrant abstract imagery of her paintings to the Hammer’s lobby staircase; the first Hammer Project to be oriented on the floor rather than the walls.
Bodega Run examines the neighborhood convenience store as a gathering place and a microcosm of economic and political issues.
Fraser's video installation "Men on the Line: Men Committed to Feminism, KPFK, 1972" highlights how social structures and identities shape our politics.
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Our newest digital archive features over 1,100 works by more than 100 artists who taught or studied at UCLA.
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An artist and writer, Winant utilizes installation and collage strategies to examine feminist modes of survival and revolt.
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Public programs and exhibitions at the Hammer that have engaged art and ideas on issues of social justice.
This series explored the status of black women and girls in the United States, lifting their voices and stories to find solutions to social injustice. Copresented with the African American Policy Forum
Three historians discuss the past and present of race relations in the United States.
Re-watch one of our most popular programs. In October 2016, Roxane Gay, Andi Zeisler, and the Hammer’s Connie Butler discuss the political, social, and cultural relevance of contemporary feminism.
This digital archive of the 2011–2012 exhibition examines the legacy of African-American artists in L.A., many of whom were connected to civil rights and Black Power movements.
Watch this 2014 program with Sister Simone Campbell who discussed the resurgence of social justice issues in the Catholic Church.
Image: Charles White, Love Letter #1, 1971. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Purchase. Photo by Ed Glendinning
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