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News Release
Sep. 9, 2021
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today that it has commissioned the renowned artist Kehinde Wiley to create a new work inspired by Thomas Gainsborough's The Blue Boy...
Lecture
Sep. 9, 2021
In this talk, Qianshen Bai, professor and Dean of the School of Art and Archaeology, Zhejiang University, explores some foundational questions concerning Chinese calligraphy: How did writing become a fine...
News Release
Sep. 2, 2021
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today the appointment of Yinshi Lerman-Tan as the new Bradford and Christine Mishler Associate Curator of American Art ...
Video
Aug. 17, 2021
Sandy Rodriguez, a Los Angeles-based artist, is creating new work for The Huntington The piece is called YOU ARE HERE / Tovaangar / El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de Porciúncula / Los Angeles...
Verso
Aug. 10, 2021 by Sean Lahmeyer
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Soon after Henry E. Huntington purchased the San Marino Ranch (formerly owned by James DeBarth Shorb) in 1903, he learned that many agricultural crops—such as avocados, peaches, and nuts—could be grown...
News Release
Aug. 3, 2021
The Huntington Library, Art Museum, and Botanical Gardens announced today the appointment of Linde B. Lehtinen as curator of photography ...
Verso
Jul. 28, 2021 by Manuela Gomez Rhine
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Several of the objects on display in the upcoming exhibition, “What Now: Collecting for the Library in the 21st Century, Part 2,” provide windows into The Huntington’s array of collections that support...
Video
Jul. 28, 2021
Join Lauren Mackler, co-curator of "Made in L.A. 2020: a version," for this short and insightful discussion about artist Larry Johnson, as part of the Lunchtime Art Talk series on the exhibition "Made...
Video
Jul. 22, 2021
"Made in L.A. 2020" artist Buck Ellison is joined in conversation by Shamus Khan, professor of sociology and American studies at Princeton University. Together they discuss their intimate portraits of...
Video
Jul. 13, 2021
Join "Made in L.A. 2020" artists Hedi El Kholti and Reynaldo Rivera as they play records and discuss music that has had a profound influence in their lives The program is presented by the Hammer Museum
Verso
Jul. 7, 2021 by Sara K. Austin
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What sparks the lightning bolt of insight? How do we come to see with new eyes? Literature can expose us to perspectives strange to us, but our interpretations can also be clouded by familiarity ...

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