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Barbara Carrasco's mural comes 'full circle,' on view at the Natural History Museum of L.A. County

Barbara Carrasco’s 80-foot-wide mural, “L.A. History: A Mexican Perspective,” is coming out of storage — again. The 43-panel painting, a symbol of free speech, has spent far more time packed up, in the dark, than in the public eye. It was a target of censorship in the 1980s and has been displayed in its entirety only twice since Carrasco painted ...

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Hammer Museum announces artists for 'Made in L.A. 2018'; expect the biennial to get political

The Hammer Museum announced the artist lineup for its “Made in L.A. 2018” on Tuesday, and the key word for the museum’s fourth biennial is “responsive,” curators Anne Ellegood and Erin Christovale said. The exhibition features emerging and under-recognized artists in the Los Angeles area — 32 this year, including one artist duo — spanning sculpture, painting, textile, video, performance, ...

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The Gilded Age’s Glamour Spotlighted at Hudson River Museum

Culturally, The Gilded Age is having a moment. While pundits and economists debate whether the ever-widening divide between blue-collar and white-collar workers constitutes another Gilded Age in America, some of the country’s more artistic resources are broaching the subject more tangibly. Next month the Hudson River Museum presents “The Neo-Victorians: Contemporary Artists Revive Gilded-Age Glamour.” Running Feb. 10 to May ...

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Melania Trump SHIMMERS in brocade print dress as she donates inaugural ball gown to museum

Melania Trump, 47, gave a short speech at the Flag Hall and revealed she only gave the dress designer Herve Pierre two weeks to make the “gorgeous couture piece” as it had slipped her mind.  The dress was an off-shoulder number, cream in colour, and featured ruffle detailing from the top to the very bottom.  A thigh-high split in the ...

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