Reaching for the Statues: A Tour for Blind and Low Vision Veterans
We were recently honored with the opportunity to lead a group of blind and low-vision veterans through a tour of the Franklin D. Murphy Sculpture Garden. This was our first tour for blind and low-vision guests. Preparing a tour for those whose primary means of accessing art are haptic and senses other than sight required us to reconsider assumptions about how we perceive art.
Where are They Now? Works by Zarina Hashmi
Works in our collection by Zarina Hashmi are currently on view at the San Jose Museum of Art for their exhibition The House Imaginary, open through August 19, 2018.
Staff Spotlight: Cynthia Burlingham, Deputy Director, Curatorial Affairs
An interview with Hammer curator Cynthia Burlingham.
Where Are They Now? Matt Lipps and Christopher Russell at the Getty
Two works from the Hammer Contemporary Collection are currently at the Getty Museum. Matt Lipps’s Untitled (bar) (2008) and Christopher Russell’s Untitled (2008) are on display through May 27 in the exhibition Cut! Paper Play in Contemporary Photography.
Staff Spotlight: Erin Christovale, Assistant Curator
An interview with assistant curator Erin Christovale.
Families Bond Over Sound Art
Even as someone who works at a contemporary art museum, I tend to associate art with only the visual–and yet art can engage so many senses beyond sight. For this reason I was excited to collaborate with two artists who used sound as their medium in recent programs at the Hammer Museum.
Where are They Now? Monet's View of Bordighera
Claude Monet's View of Bordighera (1884), an important work in the Hammer’s Armand Hammer Collection, is on view until July 29 at the National Gallery in London for an exhibition dedicated to architecture in Monet's paintings.