News Archive 2017
'Unexpected Romance' Film Series at the Norton Simon Museum
February 3, 2017
– February 24, 2017
The Museum presents a film series exploring how sometimes opposites attract each Friday in February.
Museum's Popular "A Night in Focus" Program Examines Picasso
February 11, 2017
The Museum's popular “A Night in Focus″ program returns with an examination of one of history′s most beloved artists, Pablo Picasso.
Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California
April 7, 2017
– September 25, 2017
Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California delves into the life the enterprising dealer responsible for the art phenomenon the “Blue Four”—Lyonel Feininger, Alexei Jawlensky, Paul Klee and Vasily Kandinsky.
When L.A. Grew Up: Galka Scheyer’s Hollywood on the Eve of World War II
July 7, 2017
– July 28, 2017
Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Maven of Modernism: Galka Scheyer in California, critic David Kipen organizes a film series that charts the years between Hollywood’s 1930s embrace of European exiles and its eventual engagement in the battle against fascism.
RIP: On Art and Mourning
September 8, 2017
– November 27, 2017
Spanning millennia, cultures and media, from a 3,000 year-old Egyptian coffin to a 1960s silkscreen by Andy Warhol, the artworks in RIP: On Art and Mourning demonstrate how artists create objects to honor a life, find meaning in tragedy and comfort the living.
Museum Presents the Film Series 'Meeting Death: Conversations with Mortality'
October 20, 2017
– November 11, 2017
The Museum presents its fall film series, Meeting Death: Conversations with Mortality, featuring The Devil and Daniel Webster, Ikiru, Heaven Can Wait and The Seventh Seal.
Museum Presents Dance Performance Inspired by Rodin
November 4, 2017
USC School of Dramatic Arts MFA Students, under the direction of Dean David Bridel, perform a movement theater piece inspired by the artwork of Auguste Rodin.
Taking Shape: Degas as Sculptor
November 10, 2017
– April 9, 2018
This revealing exhibition celebrates the centennial of Degas’s death by bringing together the Museum’s entire collection of modèles, the first and only set of bronzes cast from the artist’s original wax and plaster statuettes, and related pastels, drawings and paintings
Rembrandt’s ‘Self Portrait at the Age of 34’ on loan from The National Gallery, London
December 8, 2017
– March 5, 2018
Rembrandt’s captivating Self Portrait at the Age of 34, on loan from The National Gallery, London, arrives in the U.S. for the first time.
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