Museum Closings This Week: Opera Inspired Art, Ancient Chinese Mirrors, and More

Antony, Christina's Farm, 2009 | image via The Hammer

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Armory Center for the Arts
In Jocelyn Foye: DANCE, OPERA, DRAW, the artist crosses genres to challenge the idea of a conventional opera recital and create conversation between unnecessarily disconnected fields. Two dancers with charcoal on their bodies moved to the live singing of Strauss' opera Salome, imprinting their hands, bodies and feet on canvasses, which are now on display.
Ends May 13, 2012

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The Getty Center
Gothic Grandeur: Manuscript Illumination, 1200-1350 explores the European era of manuscript obsession, from bibles to scientific texts and romances.
Ends May 13, 2012

The Hammer
Antony is a performer, musician, sculptor, drawer and collage artist. His work is intuitive and focuses on nature and transgenderism. "Antony's work emerges from a set of rituals such as washing and burning paper or engaging in repetitive mark-making as well as cutting, tearing, and sewing found images."
Ends May 13, 2012

The Huntington Library
Study and analyze the broad sweep of Chinese culture through the valued Ancient Chinese Bronze Mirrors from the Lloyd Cotsen Collection.
Ends May 14, 2012

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