The magnificent Charles White retrospective is up for one more month at LACMA, the last stop of its national tour.
In addition to the beautifully designed exhibition in the museum’s Resnick Pavilion, this weekend LACMA is presenting a pristine 35mm screening of ANNA LUCASTA—the 1958 film starring Eartha Kitt and Sammy Davis Jr., featuring paintings by White.
And in June there will be a final Artist Walkthrough, with muralist and Charles White student Kent Twitchell.
Through June 9.
Sunday, May 19, at 1 pm.
Friday, June 7, from 4 pm to 5 pm.
5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles.
Charles White—A Retrospective, 2019, LACMA, from top: Wanted Poster Series #15, 1970, lithograph on paper, LACMA; Harriet, 1972, oil wash on board, Warfield Center at the University of Texas, Austin; Banner for Willy J., 1976, oil on canvas, Wyatt Collection; Harvest Talk, 1953, charcoal, Wolff crayon, and graphite, with stumping and erasing on ivory wood-pulp laminate board, Art Institute of Chicago; J’accuse #7, 1966, charcoal on paper, private collection; Bessie Smith, 1950, tempura on panel, private collection; The Embrace, 1942, tempura on Masonite, LACMA; War Worker, 1945, tempura on board, Montclair Art Museum; Soldier,1944, tempura on Masonite, Huntington Library; Young Farmer, 1953, linoleum cut on paper, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Untitled (Bearded Man), circa 1949, linoleum cut on paper, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Images courtesy and © the Charles White Archives, LACMA, and the lending collectors and institutions.