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Baroque Sensibilities – Sherrie Wolf Exhibition to Open at the Long Beach Museum of Art

March 31, 2014

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 ›


New Exhibition Enriching and Engaging – Selected Recent Acquisitions

February 28, 2014

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 ›


Long Beach Museum of Art Explores the Color Blue, Robert Rauschenberg in Concurrent Exhibits

February 6, 2014

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

February 3, 2014

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 ›


Long Beach Museum of Art Continues Long Relationship with Frank Cummings

December 24, 2013

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 ›


Long Beach Museum of Art Goes ‘Risqué’ for New Exhibit

September 18, 2013

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 ›


Preview: “Risque {Dirty Little Pictures}” at Long Beach Museum of Art

September 18, 2013

Curated by Nathan Spoor and Jeff McMillan, the new exhibition “Risque {Dirty Little Pictures}” at Long Beach Museum of Art invited a diverse group of 40 artists to have some fun with their naughty side and explore eroticism in their work. Read more ›

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