Museum Closings This Week: AV Club, Surrealist Women, and More

Ara Peterson & Jim Drain, Public Fiction | Images via MOCA Contemporary

See them before they're gone! For recent museum exhibition openings, check here.

The Hammer Museum
Intimate Immensity: The Susan and Larry Marx Collection is a postwar and contemporary collection of abstract expressionist and conceptual art gifted by dedicated patrons.
Ends May 6, 2012

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J. Paul Getty Museum, Center for Photographs
If you are all about Los Angeles history, and photography, In Focus: Los Angeles, 1945-1980 is the exhibit for you. The Getty pulled a mix of 30 photographs from its permanent collection by artists who were defined by the city or helped shape it.
Ends May 6, 2012

What is really going on in the female psyche? While women were often the subjects of male surrealist painters, women themselves had their own twisted dreams and identity crises as exemplified by In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States. "The exhibition includes works in a variety of media dating from 1931 to 1968, and some later examples that demonstrate Surrealism's influence on the feminist movement."
Ends May 6, 2012

MOCA Contemporary
Curated by Beastie Boys' Mike D, the goal of the 17-day Transmission LA: AV Club festival was to prove the inextricable connection between audio and visual artistry. Did it succeed?
Ends May 6, 2012


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