Museum Closings This Week: Women Hold Up Half the Sky and More

Pearls courtesy Ken Marchionno | image via The Skirball

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The Hammer
New York-based artist and video-maker Alex Hubbard closes his first solo museum exhibition at the Hammer Project Room featuring Eat Your Friends (2011). "Also a painter, his videos and paintings are constructed through parallel strategies, both exploring the construction, composition, mass, color, and depth of images in unexpected ways."
Ends May 20, 2012

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Maria Nordman Filmroom: Smoke, 1967 - Present highlights one of Nordman's earliest works in a single room silent double projection.
Ends May 20, 2012

The Skirball
Women Hold Up Half the Sky is an original exhibition about women around the world who turn oppression into opportunity. Inspired by a book by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn, the exhibit features documentary photographs, visual art, sound installations and interactive gallery experiences. Note: We had originally listed this closing in March, but the exhibit was extended.
Ends May 20, 2012

Also closing at the Skirball, Pearls of Wisdom: End the Violence, A Community Engagement Project about domestic abuse.
Ends May 20, 2012

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