Here are some photos from a recent trip to LACMA . . .
We started at the Picasso and Rivera: Conversations Across Time exhibit:
For example, here are some black rectangles by Richard Serra:
Josef Albers also painted a bunch of rectangles (squares, actually) but took things a step further by using different colors:
Ellsworth Kelly really pushed the envelope by using not only different colors but different four-sided shapes (e.g., trapezoids and parallelograms).
I had a couple of thoughts on the Gemini G.E.L. exhibit juxtaposed with Picasso and Rivera:
- Some people need to get serious.
- Some people should be ashamed of themselves.
Rather than end on that note, here are are a couple of pieces from the Renaissance and Reformation exhibit: