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September 2018

The LA Look: Selections from the Collection

September 15 - December 16
Installation view of "The LA Look: Selections from the Collection."

By the mid-1960s, Los Angeles had become the locus of a loosely structured art movement, referred to variously as Light and Space, Finish Fetish, or California minimalism. This art form was concerned primarily with how geometric shapes and the use of light could affect the environment and perception of the viewer. The artists employed space-age fabrication processes from industry and non-traditional media such as glass, fluorescent lights, cast acrylic, and sprayed paint. Light and Space artists were also influenced by…

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Gisela Colon: Pods

September 29 - December 16
Installation view at Ace Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA in 2017.

Los Angeles-based artist Gisela Colon is well regarded for her meticulously fabricated, glowingly iridescent wall sculptures, referred to as “pods.” These are large-scale, three-dimensional, non-representational objects, asymmetrical and biomorphic in shape, with perfectly smooth surfaces. The sculptures are made from blow-molded acrylic plastic, laminated and layered with iridescent and fluorescent pigments. They provide a perceptual experience of light, color, and space. On display will be 13 of Colon’s ellipsoids, spheroids, wedges, and skewed squares—luminous and colorful objects that unify the…

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December 2018

Daum Museum closed for Winter Break

December 19, 2018 - January 1, 2019

The Daum Museum will be closed for winter break Wednesday, December 19, 2018-Tuesday, January 1, 2019. The museum will return to normal hours Wednesday, January 2, 2019. Happy Holidays!

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January 2019

The Hill Becomes the Valley

American Landscape Photography from the P. John Owen Collection

January 26, 2019 - May 26, 2019

A recent bequest to Daum Museum of Contemporary Art greatly expands the museum’s holdings in the area of twentieth century American landscape photography. The gift comes from the late P. John Owen, a native Sedalian, who left the artworks to the Daum in memory of his parents, P. Cecil Owen and Marceille F. Owen, also former residents of Sedalia. Owen’s bequest includes 132 prints by 45 photographers that primarily portray the sublime beauty of the American West and Southwest in…

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