Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) Presents Ray Turner Population: Good Man / Bad Man

The Long Beach Museum of Art (LBMA) presents Ray Turner: Population, Good Man / Bad Man an exhibition on view through September 11, 2011.

This exhibition, consisting of paintings, monotypes, and sculptures, will be installed on the entire first floor of the Museum Pavilion. Population is a unique gathering of over 200 portraits of Southern California residents painted over the past four years by Pasadena artist Ray Turner. Ray has spent the spring of 2011 painting dozens of individuals to represent the rich, diverse community of Long Beach, including elected officials, philanthropists, artists and a host of Long Beach citizens encountered in our everyday lives.

All images, Ray Turner, Untitled, Oil on glass, 12 x 12 inches. Long Beach Museum of Art

The Museum will also be showcasing works from its permanent collection in the second floor galleries this summer with selections from The Wilma and Roland Duquette Collection and The Jason Wong Estate. All of the Museum’s summer exhibitions will be celebrated at LBMA After Dark on Thursday, July 7, 2011 from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m.

The Long Beach Museum of Art is a community-based organization that collects and cares for a permanent art collection, The museum presents changing exhibitions in a variety of media and provides engaging educational programming for youth and adults.

Long Beach Museum of Art 2300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 9080

For more information about the Museum’s exhibitions, events and programs, visit www.lbma.org

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