Norman Cousins, a member of Mingei International’s Advisory Board, is a perpetual advocate of international understanding. Since the purpose of Mingei International is to further the understanding of the “arts of the people” and through them the cultures of the world, this exhibition of international photography of Norman Cousins was most timely and appropriate.
COUSINS AROUND THE WORLD, organized as a benefit for Mingei International, included 120 photographs by Norman Cousins, which constitute the photographer’s personal perceptions of life forms and textures.”Farewell at Lamborine,” “Hungarian Village,” and “Three Women in Kiev ” were among the most famous photographs in the exhibition.
One of a Kind
Featuring jewelry, body ornaments and a collection of knitted and crocheted wire hanging flowers and sea creatures by internationally-renowned artist, Arline Fisch.
An intimate exhibition in the Museum’s Theater Gallery featuring a selection of shadow puppets from Indonesia.
Pre-Columbian Art from Mingei's Collection
Part of the Getty Center-led initiative Pacific Standard Time: LA/LA, this exhibition offers the most comprehensive presentation to date of the Museum’s significant holdings of objects used by people from the ancient cultures of Mexico, Central and South America.
Recycled and Embroidered Textiles of Bengal
Featuring approximately 40 kantha (decorative stitched quilting made from recycled sari) from the Museum's permanent collection.