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Curator’s Tour: Light, Space, Surface: Works from Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Presented by Frist Art Museum at Frist Art Museum, Nashville TN

Jun 02 2022
Curator’s Tour: Light, Space, Surface: Works from Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Helen Pashgian. Untitled, 1968–69. Cast polyester resin and acrylic insert, height: 8 3/8 in., diameter: 8 5/8 in. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, purchased with funds provided by the Hillcrest Foundation and the Modern and Contemporary Art Council Acquisitions Endowment. © Helen Pashgian. Photo © Museum Associates/LACMA

Learn more about the immersive installations, paintings, and sculptures on view in Light, Space, Surface on this tour of the exhibition with organizing curator Carol S. Eliel.

Eliel is the senior curator of modern art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Working at the museum since 1984, she has organized numerous exhibitions with catalogues in addition to Light Space Surface, including Betye Saar: Call and ResponseMoholy-Nagy: Future Present (co-organized, 2017), John Altoon (2014), Helen Pashgian: Light Invisible (2014), David Smith: Cubes and Anarchy (2011), Lee Mullican: An Abundant Harvest of Sun (2005), L’Esprit Nouveau: Purism in Paris, 1918–1925 (2001), and many others. Dr. Eliel is also actively involved in building the museum’s collection of modern and contemporary art. In addition to her work at LACMA, she has lectured across the United States, written on a wide variety of subjects ranging from eighteenth-century French painting to cutting-edge contemporary art, and served from 2011 to 2013 as president of the Association of Art Museum Curators (AAMC). Her honors include being named a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government. Dr. Eliel received her BA from Yale University and her MA and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts at New York University.

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Registration is required and will open on May 9.

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