Long Beach, CA – On Saturday, June 7, 2014, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Long Beach Museum of Art, together with its fundraising affiliate Phoenix, will host its Old Bags and Baubles Luncheon. Proceeds from this premier event supports the Museum’s annual exhibition and related educational programming. Tickets for the event are $85 per person. Read more ›
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Prominent West Cost Artist Explores Baroque Period Using Classic Paintings to Create Original Works of Art
Long Beach, CA -The Long Beach Museum of Art will open its newest exhibition on April 3 entitled Baroque Sensibilities – Sherrie Wolf. This collection of 28 exquisite works by artist Sherrie Wolf, one of the west coast’s most talented artists, will explore the Baroque period inspired by classic paintings to create original works of art. Wolf’s expertly painted works begin with inspiration from classic works as background and her curated choice of objects set within the paintings foreground. The exhibition will be open through June 15, 2014. Read more ›
Museum to Display 41 Works of Newly Acquired Art Featuring Artist Keith Haring and Renowned Cuban Artist Rafael Soriano
Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Museum of Art will be debuting 41 newly acquired art works in its latest exhibition entitled Enriching and Engaging – Selected Recent Acquisitions. The exhibition will run from March 7, 2014 – June 15, 2014. Among the artists featured in the exhibition are Keith Haring, Claire Falkenstein, and Rafael Soriano, the renowned Cuban artist whose work Añoranza Idealizada will be displayed for the first time. In addition, the Museum is the first institution in California to have a Soriano artwork in a permanent collection. Read more ›
The Long Beach Museum of Art has dug into its own collection for a pair of concurrent exhibits open now through March 23.
“The Many Moods of Blue” and “Rauschenberg: Cardbirds and Currents” are the first exhibits of the year for the Long Beach venue. The art displayed come from the museum’s collection and include works that range from abstract paintings to mixed-media pieces by renowned artist Robert Rauschenberg. Read more ›
LBMA Launches First Exhibitions for 2014 – The Many Moods of Blue and Rauschenberg: Cardbirds and Currents
Long Beach, CA – The Long Beach Museum of Art will be showcasing its first two exhibitions for 2014 entitled respectively The Many Moods of Blue and Rauschenberg: Cardbirds and Currents. The exhibits will run from February 6-March 23, 2014 and both are from the Museum’s permanent collection featuring works ranging from paintings to mixed media. Read more ›
Sculptors work in bronze, cast in a furnace and pour in great heat. Like Michelangelo, they also work in marble and produce large works that stand for centuries. Or they can work, like Frank E. Cummings III, in one of the most delicate and friable of all materials: wood. Read more ›
When he first saw one of the original paintings for a new show at the Long Beach Museum of Art, artist and exhibit co-curator Jeff McMillan knew the show would easily live up to its name.
Inside the package he received in the mail from well-known Los Angeles painter F. Scott Hess was an 8-by-10-inch oil on canvas called “Preserving the Natural Order.” The piece depicts a female rhinoceros with a pretty bright bow on her tail engaged in a sexual act with a woman in what appears to be a Roman-era arena as a crowd of animals look on. Read more ›