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Hammer Museum
Hammer Museum
#About the Museum

The Hammer Museum is a museum that displays classical and modern art and much useful art. It was founded by industrialist Armand Hammer as his personal art collection. Since then, the museum has expanded its scope and became a leading institution in Los Angeles culturally. In the art scene it is also known as an institution with exhibitions and some critical works.

The museum hosts over 300 programs a year, including seminars, lectures, film screenings and concerts.

The founder, Armand Hammer, was an oil tycoon and a Jewish-American philanthropist. In 1987, he donated the works to the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. About two weeks before his death in 1990, he inaugurated the Hammer Museum, which is currently run by the University of California at Los Angeles.


#Tips

All museum collections, exhibitions and programs are free.


A Closer Look at the Museum:

https://youtu.be/ouwAR1MwUOg
LACMA
LACMA
#About the Museum of Art of Los Angeles

With a collection of more than 135,000 objects representing 6,000 years of history, from new and unexpected perspectives, the LACMA, the Los Angeles County Museum, seems to be the largest museum in the western United States.

Since its establishment in 1965, this museum has been dedicated to the collection of important works of art from different periods and cultures, reflecting the rich cultural heritage of Los Angeles and its diverse population.

The museum's mission is to serve the public by collecting, preserving, displaying and interpreting significant works of art from a wide variety of cultures and historical periods, and by translating these collections into meaningful, educational, intellectual and cultural experiences for as many audiences as possible.

The LACMA Museum is especially identified with its Japanese art exhibition, which displays paintings, sculptures and embroidery as well as various stories. In addition to this, you can see works of art from all over the world, including American, South American and Korean art, works from the ancient world and modern art.

In the permanent displays you can see paintings, photos, and illustrations by famous and important artists. Among the works you can see here are works by Claude Monet, Cezanne, Kandinsky, Mondrian, Diego Rivera and more.


#Tips

Do not try to see everything. The exhibitions are housed in different buildings, so it is better to see a bit and delve deeper than to try to see everything.
The Broad
The Broad
#About the Museum of Modern Art in Los Angeles

The Broad Museum in central Los Angeles is right next to the modern Walt Disney Hall. It was founded by billionaire Eli Broad, founder of AIG insurance company and the world's leading contemporary art collectors.

The museum, located on Grand Avenue in the center of the city, was built at a cost of $140 million. Here is the vast collection of Broad and his wife, Edith, with spectacular works, including those of the famous banal objects artist, Jeff Koons, Lichtenstein and Basquiat. Here you can see pop art icons and famous modern works, including the balloon dog and the colorful tulips of Koons, the huge dining table and the four impressive chairs of Robert Therrien, over 100 photographs of Cindy Sherman, Warhol's prints, paintings by Jasper Jones and the intriguing infinity room, with the "Mirror Room" by the Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.

No less fascinating here is the magnificent and modernist structure, with the natural light that enters it and illuminates the many works.


#Tips

Admission to the museum is free.

Book tickets online as soon as possible. The waiting list is of months and this will prevent aggravation and save time at the entrance.


A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/RRdLxfwnTgE


Under Tharian's table:

https://youtu.be/KXzrW37OKo8
MOCA Grand Avenue Museum
MOCA Grand Avenue Museum
#About the Museum of Contemporary Art of Los Angeles

The MOCA Grand Avenue or Museum of Contemporary Art is an important museum designed by architect Arata Isozaki. This is one of two branches of the MOCA Museum, located in downtown Los Angeles.

The museum focuses on the display of works of art created after 1940, from all fields of art, and their preservation for future generations. In addition, the museum supports the creation of new art, whether by presenting the works of the artists or by means of assistance and scholarships.

The red stone building was inaugurated in 1987. Among the artists whose works are displayed are; Jackson Pollock, Jasper Jones, Andy Warhol, Mark Rothko, Robert Rauschenberg and Klaas Oldenburg and many others.


#Tips

Admission to the museum is free every Thursday from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm and for children under the age of 12.


Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/8CNZZhhSGqg

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MOCA Geffen Contemporary
MOCA Geffen Contemporary
#About the Small Museum for Contemporary Art

The MOCA Geffen Contemporary, or MOCA Geffen for short, is a small museum. In the past it was called the Contemporary Museum and it is great, especially for modern art enthusiasts.

The MOCA Geffen was planned by the American architect Frank Gehry. It is located in a building that used to be a parking lot for police cars. The museum spaces are huge, and befitting the kinds of installations that are shown here.

The MOCA Geffen shows fascinating collections of modern art and has a wide variety of temporary exhibits that change often. To see when exhibits are showing at the museum visit the museum website attached below.



#Tips
The entrance to the museum is free every Thursday between 5:00 pm and 8:00 pm, as well as for children under the age of 12.



A Closer Look:

https://youtu.be/8CNZZhhSGqg


Another Look:

https://youtu.be/t0kMANEsw_M


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