UP CLOSE: Thomas Houseago

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UP CLOSE is a video series featuring The Broad's curators Ed Schad and Sarah Loyer as they take a deeper look at works in the Broad collection.

Title: UP CLOSE: Thomas Houseago
Presented by: The Broad and East West Bank
Originally Posted: May 7, 2020
Curator: Ed Schad

In the latest episode of Up Close, curator Ed Schad discusses Broad collection artist Thomas Houseago’s imposing 14-foot-high sculpture, Giant Figure (Cyclops) (2011).

About The Broad
The Broad is a contemporary art museum founded by philanthropists Eli and Edythe Broad on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles. Designed by Diller Scofidio + Renfro in collaboration with Gensler, the museum offers free general admission and presents an active program of rotating temporary exhibitions and innovative audience engagement. The Broad is home to more than 2,000 works of art in the Broad collection, which is one of the world's most prominent collections of postwar and contemporary art.


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