Current Exhibitions

Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery

Lock, Stock and Barrel: Norton Simon’s Purchase of Duveen Brothers Gallery

October 24, 2014 - April 27, 2015

Behind the beguiling Portrait of a Courtesan lies one of the many fascinating tales of Norton Simon’s determination to assemble a remarkable collection of art.

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Tête-à-tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

Tête-à-tête: Three Masterpieces from the Musée d’Orsay

March 27, 2015 - June 22, 2015

It is perhaps the single most recognizable image in the history of American painting: the spare interior of an artist’s studio, a gray wall, a Japanese curtain, an aging subject, soberly dressed and seated in profile.

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Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World

Human/Nature: Photographers Constructing the Natural World

March 06, 2015 - August 31, 2015

Long-revered conventions have held that landscape and nature photography should minimize evidence of human presence.

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