This vibrant, colorful exhibition of Earl Cunningham’s paintings celebrated this major American folk artist. Cunningham, born in 1893, lived 84 years, painting hundreds of imaginative, innovative, brightly colored pictures. His works are primitive, busy, gay and childlike. A self-taught artist, he painted people, houses, sailing ships, birds and beasts in both familiar and exotic locales.
Documentary publication by the Guest Curators.
Collection Source: Collection of Marilyn and Michael Mennello
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.