Subjectivity and Social Commentary in the Work of Simone Leigh and Marwa Arsanios
Will 9th graders know what subjectivity means, or at least be interested in the concept? Will students be able to identify the social realities expressed in the works of Simone Leigh and Marwa Arsanios? Will they be able to draw connections between the works of these two artists in order to begin understanding how social commentary is communicated through artistic production?
Third-Floor Galleries Closed for Renovation
Our third-floor galleries are currently closed for renovation and will reopen in January 2017. Throughout fall, the rest of the museum—the lobby and courtyard level galleries, Billy Wilder Theater, courtyard, Hammer Store, and AMMO Café—will remain open and active with dozens of public programs, exhibitions, and In Real Life: 100 Days of Film and Performance.
Hammer Museum Announces Recipients of Mohn Awards in Made in L.A. 2016
Dancer and choreographer Adam Linder will receive the $100,000 Mohn Award honoring artistic excellence as well as a monograph produced by the Hammer. Wadada Leo Smith will receive the $25,000 Career Achievement Award honoring brilliance and resilience; and Kenzi Shiokava will receive the $25,000 Public Recognition Award as determined by a public vote.
3 Questions with Dena Yago
Throughout Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only, we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of her panel with Sean Monahan and Rachel Berks on August 25, we spoke to Made in L.A. artist Dena Yago about her practice and her relationship to L.A.
3 Questions with Joel Holmberg
Throughout "Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only," we'll feature Q&As with several of the artists in the exhibition. In advance of his talk with another Made in L.A. artist Guthrie Lonergan (of M&M's fame) on August 24, we spoke to artist Joel Holmberg about his work and relationship to L.A.