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THELMA GOLDEN AND LORNA SIMPSON

Lorna Simpson and Thelma Golden – the director and chief curator of The Studio Museum in Harlem – are holding court at the Underground Museum this week to discuss, among other things, the publication of LORNA SIMPSON COLLAGES, a new monograph published by Chronicle Books. . THELMA GOLDEN and LORNA SIMPSON, Thursday, May 24, at 7 pm. […]

LA NOTTE AT THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

Through the end of the 1950s, the bourgeois protagonists of Michelangelo Antonioni’s films actively engaged their surroundings and maintained some sense of control. Everything changed in 1960. The surroundings became monolithic and oppressive, and the world took notice as the great modernist director—in a series of films featuring Monica Vitti—cast an excoriating eye on the […]

THE UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

“Colors, like scents, are a royal road from the outside world to our emotions.” — Peter Schjeldahl* The Underground Museum—founded in Los Angeles in 2012 by artists Noah Davis and Karon Davis—is dedicated to the exhibition of museum-quality art, and serving as a cultural hub for low-to-moderate-income communities. According to UM director Megan Steinman, the […]