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LA County Museum of Art  Centrally located between the beach and downtown Los Angeles, LACMA features artwork covering the expanse of art history and the globe.

What a night! Thanks to everyone who attended #LACMAKoreaNight! Visit our Korean galleries to keep the celebration going. Pictured here: © Young-Il Ahn photo by Michael Underwood and a snippet of tonight's fashion show featuring designs by @meehee.hanbok

Join us for "Art, Conservation, Science: A Look at Chiaroscuro Woodcuts" on June 30 at 2pm, free and ope to the public. 🔍 "The Chiaroscuro Woodcut in Renaissance Italy" is on view until September 16, 2018. Head to our Facebook page to watch the full video.

Catherine Opie's "O Portfolio" was shown at LACMA in its entirety for the first time in a Los Angeles museum. The photographs depict sadomasochistic scenarios derived from her participation in San Francisco’s bondage community. The project began as a response to Robert Mapplethorpe’s "X Portfolio" (1978), which featured scenes of gay male sadomasochism. In contrast to Mapplethorpe’s confrontational photographs, Opie presents the subject almost as if it were a faintly recollected dream, or incomplete sense memory. Despite its sexually explicit origins, the portfolio is not necessarily about sex; rather, in Opie words, “It’s about intimacy." ⠀

#PrideMonth #ThrowbackThursday

A collection highlight from the series is pictured here: "Untitled," Catherine Opie, 1999 © Catherine Opie, courtesy Regen Projects, Los Angeles

It’s the #FirstDayofSummer! Pictured here: "Bouquet of Flowers on a Ledge," Ambrosius Bosschaert, Holland, 1619. See it in person in the Ahmanson building, level 3 🌺

Learn more about Rome as a place, an idea, and a center of artistic patronage and production through three centuries. "To Rome and Back: Individualism and Authority in Art, 1500–1800" opens this Sunday, June 24. #ToRomeandBack

On the blog: we talked to artist Teresita de la Torre about her work. Her piece “365 Days in an Immigrant’s Shirt” is currently on view as part of “A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America.” Visit the exhibition at LACMA’s satellite gallery at Charles White Elementary, open to the public Saturdays from 1pm to 4pm. #LACMAEverywhere :: video by @countyofla @naibereynoso

These pups are ready for the #firstdayofsummer 🌤 we’ve got lots of summer happenings at the museum, stay tuned! #DogsofLACMA regram via @pollys_pups

Happy #FathersDay to all dads and father figures! Collection highlight pictured here: "Family Group at a Table," Gertrude Käsebier, United States, circa 1905 (not currently on view)

TFW you wanted to be productive this wekeend but your cat convinces you otherwise. 🐱 Pictured here: "Old Woman with Cats," Jacques Callot, circa 1612 (not currently on view) #Caturday

It’s a good weekend to do some sketching and find inspiration. GIF by @parker.s.jackson @giphystudios. Check out our @giphy channel for more! #FridayFeeling

🔉sound on 🔉 Experimentation. Collaboration. Dialogue. The Art + Tech Lab has supported projects from around the world, including Ghana, Ireland, Korea, Mexico, the U.S., the U.K. and Switzerland. We just announced the 2018 grantees. Visit to learn more. Link in bio 👆

Happy #WorldCup day! Here's a #ThrowbackThursday to our exhibition "Fútbol: The Beautiful Game" in 2014. ⚽ Take a break from the sports madness this weekend and stroll through our air conditioned galleries 👋

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