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221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
213-232-6200 http://thebroad.org/

March 2017

In Plain Site: Los Angeles | Conversation with Elizabeth Diller, Susan Rosenberg, + Kristy Edmunds

March 6, 2017 • 7:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$15

The Broad is pleased to present a conversation between architect Elizabeth Diller, principal-in-charge of The Broad’s design, and Susan Rosenberg, Consulting Historical Scholar at TBDC, moderated by Kristy Edmunds, Executive and Artistic Director of CAP UCLA. Diller, Rosenberg, and Edmunds will discuss the play between architecture, dance and visual art in both Brown’s and Diller’s respective creative practices. The conversation will also explore how Brown’s choreography shaped the experimental performances of the 1970s and ‘80s New York, which in turn…

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In Plain Site: Los Angeles | Trisha Brown Dance Company

March 7, 2017 • 6:00 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$25

Continuing Trisha Brown Dance Company’s weeklong Los Angeles residency organized by CAP UCLA, The Broad is pleased to present a unique iteration of In Plain Site: Los Angeles. The site-specific work was created specifically by TBDC for The Broad’s architecture and galleries. Elizabeth Diller, principal-in-charge of design for The Broad sites Brown’s choreography as an influence on her creative practice. This evening will be an inspired program between the choreography of Brown and the architecture of Diller.

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June 2017

Summer Happenings at The Broad: Warhol Icon

June 24, 2017 • 8:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$25

The first program in Summer Happenings at The Broad is Warhol Icon, inspired by Nico, the German singer-songwriter, model and actress who became famous as one of Andy Warhol’s superstars in the 1960s. The program covers the breadth of her work from the Velvet Underground, through later synth collaborations, to her neo-folk approaches. Tickets include access to the full museum, but please note the Infinity Mirrored Room will not be open. Saturday, June 24, 2017 | 8:30 p.m. The Broad, various locations…

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September 2017

Summer Happenings at The Broad: Basquiat

September 23, 2017 • 8:00 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Part of Summer Happenings at The Broad Saturday, September 23, 2017 | 8:00 p.m. $25 in advance, $30 at the door. Ages 21+. Tickets include access to the full museum, but please note the Infinity Mirrored Room will not be open. Punk meets hip hop, gay meets straight, black meets white, and downtown party meets uptown art world— influences that made Jean Michel Basquiat the man he was. Zebra Katz and Downtown Boys provide a musical clash of punk and…

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October 2017

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors

October 21, 2017 • 9:00 am
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors will provide visitors with the unique opportunity to experience six of Kusama’s infinity rooms—the artist’s most iconic kaleidoscopic environments—alongside large-scale installations and key paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the early 1950s to the present, which contextualize the foundational role the concept of infinity has played in the artist’s work over many decades and through diverse media. The traveling exhibition marks the North American debut of numerous new works by the 88-year-old artist, who is still actively creating in her…

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March 2018

Jasper Johns | Unfolding Language Literary Series

March 22, 2018 • 7:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Rigoberto González, Douglas Kearney, Chris Kraus Reading and lecture In collaboration with The Broad’s Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ – an exhibition featuring six decades of work and more than 120 of Jasper Johns’ most iconic and significant works, ALOUD explores the centrality of writers to Johns’ creative practice by presenting two evenings of readings by contemporary authors, presenting texts from Johns’ literary muses, Samuel Beckett, Ted Berrigan, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Hart Crane, Frank O’Hara, and Herman Melville.

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April 2018

Jasper Johns | Unfolding Language Literary Series

April 12, 2018 • 7:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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Hanif Abdurraqib, Brendan Constantine and Amy Gerstler Reading and lecture In collaboration with The Broad’s Jasper Johns: ‘Something Resembling Truth’ – an exhibition featuring six decades of work and more than 120 of Jasper Johns’ most iconic and significant works, ALOUD explores the centrality of writers to Johns’ creative practice by presenting two evenings of readings by contemporary authors, presenting texts from Johns’ literary muses, Samuel Beckett, Ted Berrigan, Louis-Ferdinand Céline, Hart Crane, Frank O’Hara, and Herman Melville. Join us…

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June 2018

The Broad – A Journey That Wasn’t

June 30, 2018 • 8:00 pm - September 29, 2018
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$30

Summer Happenings at The Broad June 30, July 28, Aug. 25 and Sep. 29 | 8:30 p.m.–Midnight   Hailed by the Los Angeles Times as a “wildly eclectic mix of music and art,” The Broad’s signature late-night music, performance and art series will showcase more than 35 prominent and emerging artists and performers over four events held on the last Saturday night of each month from June through September.   A Journey That Wasn’t, Part 1 | Saturday, June 30…

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March 2019

Special Exhibiton: Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983

March 23, 2019 • 8:00 am
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
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$18

Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 Exhibition runs through Sep 1, 2019. Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power shines a bright light on the vital contribution of Black artists made over two decades, beginning in 1963 at the height of the civil rights movement. The exhibition examines the influences, from the civil rights and Black Power movements to Minimalism and developments in abstraction, on artists such as Romare Bearden, Barkley Hendricks, Noah Purifoy, Martin…

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July 2019

Black Fire Sessions At The Broad

July 17, 2019 • 8:30 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States
$25

The exhibition Soul of a Nation: Art in the Age of Black Power 1963-1983 - on view at The Broad through Sept. 1 - "examines the work of 60 artists and explores the historical and cultural influences that define their unique approaches to Black art both as a vehicle for change and an expression of self-exploration." Now queue the music. The Black Fire Sessions will create a live companion soundtrack in celebration and further expression of the art. The first of two events kicks off with a performance…

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November 2019

Shirin Neshat at the Broad

November 19, 2019 • 8:00 am - November 26, 2019
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

On view:  October 19, 2019–February 16, 2020 Shirin Neshat came to America from Iran in 1979, finishing high school here and going on to UC Berkeley. Much of her work comes from her own experience of displacement or separation from one’s homeland, while also reconciling the political strife in the Middle East during her lifetime: ‘79 Islamic Revolution, 9/11, the Arab Spring. Nehsat’s own emigré status informs the narratives of her work—as she told the LA Times, “Every woman in my…

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May 2021

“Invisible Sun” at The Broad

May 26, 2021 - October 3, 2021
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

The Broad is back open to the public starting next week, and free timed tickets are going fast (the first couple weeks are already booked up as the museum reopens at limited capacity). For its new batch of exhibitions, the museum highlights its collection featuring Andy Warhol, Christopher Wool, Roy Lichtenstein, Kara Walker, and Jean-Michel Basquiat.  “Invisible Sun,” a curated show downstairs, mines The Broad’s collection to respond to our current moment—what the press release calls an “unprecedented period of…

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July 2022

Thundercat and Ginger Root

Jul 21 • 8:00 pm
The Broad, 221 S. Grand Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90012 United States

In celebration of Takashi Murakami: Stepping on the Tail of a Rainbow, self-described Japanophile and two-time Grammy-winning musician Thundercat will play a live set at the Broad, exemplifying the unexpected and genre-defying nature he has become known for. Sharing the bill will be a performance by Ginger Root, who combines influences of Japanese City Pop and the days of Stax and Philly Soul, for a fresh take on the ever-evolving Bedroom Pop scene. Photo courtesy of thebroad.org

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