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A black clay bust with bright blue pigtails on either side of her head

Ecstatic: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection

  • This is a past exhibition

Focused on sculpture and works on paper, Ecstatic adds another dimension to the museum-wide presentation of the Hammer Contemporary Collection. The exhibition is organized around two distinct installations that emphasize the role of each medium within the scope of the museum’s collecting. Featuring works by a wide range of artists, including Kelly Akashi, Eddie Aparicio, Kevin Beasley, Cecily Brown, Fiona Connor, Liz Craft, Luis Flores, Simone Leigh, Paul McCarthy, Shahryar Nashat, Senga Nengudi, Jim Shaw, and more, Ecstatic builds upon the precedent of past Hammer collection exhibitions that have argued for the central role that drawing and sculpture occupy within Los Angeles and the broader field of contemporary art.

Click here to download the booklet for Ecstatic: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection (PDF, 260 kb)

Kelly Akashi
Kai Althoff
John Altoon
Kathryn Andrews
Eleanor Antin
Eddie Aparicio
Leilah Babirye
Kevin Beasley
Larry Bell
Lee Bontecou
Louise Bourgeois
Frank Bowling
Cecily Brown
Joan Brown
Xavier Cha
Judy Chicago
Fiona Connor
Liz Craft
Thea Djordjadze
Roy Dowell
Sharif Farrag
Tony Feher
Luis Flores
Sam Gilliam
Ishi Glinsky
Liz Glynn
Hannah Greely
Nancy Grossman
Mark Grotjahn
Lauren Halsey

David Hammons
Richard Hawkins
Mary Heilmann
Liz Larner
William Leavitt
Simone Leigh
Glenn Ligon
Laura Lima
Monica Majoli
Narsiso Martinez
Paul McCarthy
Matthew Monahan
Jennifer Moon
Kristen Morgin
Shahryar Nashat
Senga Nengudi
Chris Ofili
Lari Pittman
Nathaniel Mary Quinn
Jessi Reaves
Guadalupe Rosales
Analia Saban
Jim Shaw
Alan Shields
Alexis Smith
Rosemarie Trockel
Pae White
Faith Wilding
Kehinde Wiley
Kandis Williams