Since its inception in 1965, LACMA has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography, in addition to representing the uniquely diverse population of Los Angeles. Today, LACMA is the largest art museum in the western United States, with a collection that includes 142,000 objects that illuminate 6,000 year of artistic expression across the globe. Through its collections and temporary exhibitions, LACMA also highlights and supports living artists who represent the diversity of Southern California.
LACMA: This grant will support Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You. I Mean Me. I Mean You. It will be a large-scale, comprehensive solo exhibition. In addition, street banners, and images on buses and Metro fare cards will provide Angelenos with the opportunity to ponder issues such as gender, consumerism and equality.