Hammer Blog

  • Hammergram: August 2015

    Hammergram: August 2015

    It's the last Friday of the month, so it's time once again for Hammergram! We are fascinated by the photos our visitors take of the objects and spaces at the Hammer. Hammergram is a monthly round-up of our favorite visitor photos in the hopes that it will inspire you to share your own Hammer experience with us.

  • Bacon is Justice

    Bacon is Justice

    Led by Mark Hayward of Sock Puppet Theater on July 26, the 826LA participants first had to come up with reasons why the Worst Movie Ever Made trailer was THE WORST.

  • How to Make Recipes About Art

    How to Make Recipes About Art

    Families gradually filtered into the Hammer Sunday morning for our August Look Together program: How to Make Recipes About Art. As the young chefs eagerly shared their favorite foods and new culinary inspired names like Fondue Sue and Chef Mozzarella Queen, it was clear that this group, although young, was far from novice when it came to cooking and creativity.

  • Toulouse-Lautrec: Ladies of Negotiated Affection

    Toulouse-Lautrec: Ladies of Negotiated Affection

    This study was made for the large 1894 painting “In the Salon on the Rue des Moulins,” which resides in the Lautrec museum in Albi. The study and resulting painting show a deluxe Parisian brothel in which the artist himself lived for two years.

  • Telescope: China | Yu Honglei

    Telescope: China | Yu Honglei

    Beijing artist Yu Honglei’s work is generally derived from the everyday objects in his life, redefined through his unique vision, and presented with new identities and functions. Yu’s new project at Telescope seeks the middle ground between conception and realization of art objects.