Museum Openings This Week: The L.A. Riots in Photos, Tibetan Buddhist Printing, and More

Mely Barragán (Tijuana, b. 1975), Power to Kill, 2010-2011, Leather handbags and metal, Courtesy of the artist | image via MOLAA

Museum Openings is a weekly guide showing you what museum exhibitions are opening this week around Southern California. Browse more recent openings here.

What causes the hairs on the back of your neck to stand on end? Can you smell it? Explore your perception of caution in Danger!, which features the work of Mexican artists Mely Barragán, Miguel Fernández, and Daniel Ruanova. The exhibit is part of The Collaborative, a project of the Arts Council for Long Beach and MOLAA.
April 28 - July 20, 2012

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Uprising is a photographic walk-through of Los Angeles during the civil unrest of 1992, as seen by documentarian Christine Burrill.
April 28-June 8, 2012

MOCA Grand Avenue
The Painting Factory: Abstraction after Warhol shows how abstract art has expanded and dynamically evolved to incorporate new ideas, such as modern culture and current technology.
April 29-August 20,2012

Additional Recent Openings Include:

Fowler Museum at UCLA
Pearl of the Snowlands: Tibetan Buddhist Printing from the Derge Parkhang features twenty-five woodblock prints from the collection at Parkhang, a cultural, religious, historical institution and printing center in Tibet. Accompanying photographs highlight the architecture of the Tibetan printing house and "its ancient hand-printing process."
April 22-October 14, 2012


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