Must See DTLA Art Exhibits
February 9, 2018
We love our Atelier neighborhood for many different reasons. Most importantly, we enjoy having a vast array of cultural destinations right at our fingertips. You can experience the rich tapestry of DTLA through the art found around almost every corner. Having copious amounts of museums within steps of our address makes for some of the most rewarding of experiences. Luckily for us, we are able to to keep up with the ever-changing artistic landscape through all of the exhibits in our downtown address. Allow us to help you discover some of the newest ongoing exhibits being displayed at some of our favorite nearby museums.
Jasper Johns: 'Something Resembling Truth' (On view Feb. 10 – May 13, 2018)
Admire six decades worth of artwork by an iconic American artist at The Broad, just minutes from Atelier. Get lost in some of Johns' most important prints, drawings, sculptures and paintings. The collection will be displayed in thematic chapters, allowing for you to experience it more effectively and cohesively. You can revel in the juxtaposition of some of his most early work with his later on creations. It is said that Johns has even influenced other artists, such as Andy Warhol and Robert Rauschenberg.
The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Welcome to the Dollhouse (On View Jan. 20 – April 8, 2018)
Welcome to the Dollhouse showcases works from MOCA’s permanent collection that address domesticity. Exploring this exhibit you will discover playful portrayals of domestic spaces and versions of the home. You will find a driveway, foyer, living room, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom and even a yard. You can unveil strategic messaging through this art and design that delivers both melancholy, as well as romantic notions. Not only is this experience Insa-worthy, but these repurposed household objects create a unique collection unlike anything ever experienced before.
Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles
Geta Brătescu: 'The Leaps of Aesop' (On View Feb. 17 – May 20, 2018)
‘Geta Brătescu. The Leaps of Aesop’ is the first Los Angeles solo presentation devoted to the 92-year-old forerunner in the field of Romanian Conceptualism. Here you will explore themes of identity, gender, and dematerialization. Her diverse approach to drawing, engraving, textiles, photography, as well as experimental film, video, and performance is seen in more than fifty works that span Brătescu’s career. Aesop, the ancient Greek fabulist, manifests in this exhibition, as you will witness both play and disorder throughout these creative expressions.