November 13, 2008 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) - Hearst the Collector
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November 13, 2008

Hearst the Collector

Armor (detail)
Italy (Milan), c. 1600 –1610
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Fletcher Fund, 1938,
photograph © 1990 The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Hearst the Collector
Now on View

5905 Wilshire Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90036

www.lacma.org

This is an unprecedented exhibition that reunites approximately 150 of the best works of art that once belonged to William Randolph Hearst, the most flamboyant and controversial American art collector of all time. Objects on view include arms and armor, goldsmiths’ work, Renaissance tapestries, as well as the first U.S. showing of a sumptuous mother-of- pearl box from the Louvre that once belonged to King Francis I of France.

RELATED EVENTS
Film Series:
William Hearst, Marion Davies, and Hollywood
November 21–29

Lecture: Hearst’s Estate at San Simeon: Inside and Out
December 8 | 7:30 pm

Concert: Lucinda Carver with Elizabeth Blumenstock / Inna Falicks
December 15 | 8 pm

For tickets and information: www.lacma.org or 323 857-6000

This exhibition was organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and was made possible in part by the William Randolph Hearst Foundation.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

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