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Los Angeles County Museum of Art opens Ends and Exits Contemporary Art from the Collections of LACMA and The Broad Art Foundation

Submitted by on February 24, 2013 – 11:54 am

Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Ends and Exits Contemporary Art from the Collections of LACMA and The Broad Art Foundation an exhibition on view February 23-august 4, 2013 that features more than fifty artworks—ranging from photography and painting to sculpture—and is drawn largely from two significant Los Angeles collections.

Allan McCollumAllan McCollum, Plaster Surrogates, 1984, Sculpture, Enamel on cast hydrostone plaster, gift of Beatrice and Nathan Cooper.

Emerging from modernism, artists in the 1980s broke away from traditional painting methods and questioned the notion of originality. The exhibition highlights a diverse group of artists who made significant and timely artworks associated with this challenging social and political period, including Jonathan Borofsky, Robert Gober, Hans Haacke, Jenny Holzer, Jeff Koons, Barbara Kruger, Sherrie Levine, Allan McCollum, Richard Prince, Meyer Vaisman, David Wojnarowicz, and more.

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) is an art museum in Los Angeles. It is located on Wilshire Boulevard along Museum Row in the Miracle Mile vicinity of Los Angeles, adjacent to the George C. Page Museum and La Brea Tar Pits. Its holdings more than 100,000 works spanning the history of art from ancient times to the present. In addition to art exhibits, the museum features film and concert series throughout the year. www.lacma.org

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