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<P>Pierre Huyghe: <EM>Untitled (Human Mask),</EM>&nbsp;2011-2012Alive entities and inanimate things, made and not madeCourtesy the artist; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; Esther Schipper, Berlin.Commissioned and produced by dOCUMENTA (13) with the support of Colección CIAC AC, Mexico; Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la création, Paris; Ishikawa Collection, Okayama, Japan.© Pierre Huyghe</P>

Pierre Huyghe: Untitled (Human Mask), 2011-2012
Alive entities and inanimate things, made and not made
Courtesy the artist; Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; Esther Schipper, Berlin.
Commissioned and produced by dOCUMENTA (13) with the support of Colección CIAC AC, Mexico; Fondation Louis Vuitton pour la création, Paris; Ishikawa Collection, Okayama, Japan.
© Pierre Huyghe

Pierre Huyghe
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  •  23 November 2014 - 22 February 2015
 
This exhibition marks the first major retrospective of the work of Pierre Huyghe (b. 1962, Paris). Huyghe creates films, installations, and events that blur fact and fiction, reinvent rituals of social engagement, and use the exhibition model as a site for playful experimentation. Organized thematically, the exhibition covers more than two decades of Huyghe's career, with a focus on cinema as both model and matrix. By filming staged scenarios, Huyghe probes the capacity of art to distort and ultimately shape reality through methods that are filmic, spatial, or social.

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Mercury (detail), Roman, A.D. 175-225; silver and gold
Mercury (detail), Roman, A.D. 175-225; silver and gold
Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  Getty Villa  •  19 November 2014 - 17 August 2015
 

Accidentally discovered by a French farmer plowing his field near the village of Berthouville in rural Normandy in 1830, the spectacular hoard of gilt-silver statuettes and vessels known as the Berthouville Treasure was an ancient offering to the Gallo-Roman god Mercury. Following four years of conservation and research in the J. Paul Getty Museum’s Antiquities Conservation Department, the exhibition Ancient Luxury and the Roman Silver Treasure from Berthouville, on view at the Getty Villa.

While the treasure – consisting of about 90 silver objects weighing more than 50 pounds – was first discovered in 1830, it was not until 1861 and again in 1896 that the site was extensively surveyed and excavated, uncovering the foundations of a Gallo-Roman fanum, a square colonnaded precinct with two temples. One was dedicated to Mercury Canetonensis (of Canetonum), while the other was devoted to his mother Maia or his consort Rosmerta. A theater-shaped gathering space was also found nearby. The site survey did not reveal any evidence of an ancient settlement or cemetery in the immediate area, so it’s possible that Mercury’s sanctuary at Berthouville was a place of pilgrimage, perhaps visited during annual festivals. The most impressive objects in the Berthouville Treasure bear Latin inscriptions stating that they were dedicated to Mercury by a Roman citizen named Quintus Domitius Tutus.

The exhibition also presents a variety of precious objects from the collection of the Cabinet des médailles at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, one of the premier repositories of ancient luxury arts. The objects on display include the four newly restored Late Antique missoria , cameos, intaglios, gold coins and jewelry, marbles, and bronzes. These surviving artifacts from the Cabinet’s collection not only demonstrate the skills of Roman craftsmen but also provide valuable information about social relations at the height of the empire in the first to sixth centuries A.D. The four missoria, on view in the final section of the exhibition, were luxury objects in Late Antiquity. They were primarily intended to display the wealth, status, and cultural aspirations of their owners. The two largest platters are the famed “Shield of Scipio” (found in the Rhone near Avignon in 1636) and “Shield of Hannibal” (found in the Alps in 1714). The shape, scale, and imagery of these two platters led early scholars to erroneously identify them as votive shields of historical generals – the Roman Scipio Africanus and his rival, the Carthaginian Hannibal.



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Tengu t&#333;sei gusoku armorKiyotoshi,&nbsp; Munekiyo, Ry&#363;suiken, JapanLate Edo period, 1854© The Ann &amp; Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, DallasPhotography: Brad Flowers
Tengu tōsei gusoku armor
Kiyotoshi,  Munekiyo, Ryūsuiken, Japan
Late Edo period, 1854
© The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum, Dallas
Photography: Brad Flowers
Art of Armor: Samurai Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  •  9 November 2014 - 22 March 2015
 
The Samurai Collection of Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller, one of the finest and most comprehensive collections in the world, presents a treasure trove of battle gear made for high-ranking warriors and daimyo (provincial governors) of the 14th through 19th centuries. The exhibition illustrates the evolution of samurai equipment through the centuries, featuring more than 140 objects of warrior regalia, with full suits of armor, helmets and face guards, weapons, horse trappings, and other battle gear.

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Larry Sultan: Here and Home
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  •  9 November 2014 - 22 March 2015
 
 
Larry Sultan: Here and Home is the first retrospective of California photographer Larry Sultan (1946–2009). The exhibition includes more than 200 photographs ranging from Sultan's conceptual and collaborative works of the 1970s to his solo works in the decades following. Sultan never stopped challenging the conventions of photographic documentation, exploring themes of family, home, and façade throughout his career.

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<P>Archibald Motley: Hot Rhythm, 1961, Photo courtesy of Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art</P> • <P><A href="http://www.newsobserver.com/2014/02/01/3580422/archibald-motley-shows-chicago.html#storylink=cpy"></A>&nbsp;</P>

Archibald Motley: Hot Rhythm, 1961,
Photo courtesy of Duke University’s Nasher Museum of Art

 

Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  Los Angeles County Museum of Art  •  19 October 2014 - 1 February 2015
 
Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist presents a full-scale survey of one the most important artists of the Harlem Renaissance, featuring the painter's visual examination of African American culture during the Jazz Age. The exhibition covers Motley's entire career, including periods in Chicago, Paris, and Mexico. Motley received his formal training at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and went on to create strong and somewhat solemn portraits of his community, as well as vividly hued, lively scenes of crowded dancehalls that reflect the colorful spirit of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition features a number of paintings depicting the black communities of Chicago and Paris just before and after the Great Depression, and concludes with introspective moments of quotidian life in Mexico, made during the artist's travels during the 1950s.

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Events in Pop Culture and Cinema

Channing Tatum in <EM>Foxcatcher</EM>
Channing Tatum in Foxcatcher
Foxcatcher
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  NoHo 7  •  16 - 31 January 2015
 

Foxcatcher
Director: Bennett Miller

Cast: Anthony Michael Hall, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo, Sienna Miller, Steve Carell, Vanessa Redgrave

Foxcather is a psychological drama directed by Academy Award nominee Bennett Miller (Moneyball) and starring Golden Globe winner Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Academy Award nominee Mark Ruffalo, Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave and Sienna Miller. The film was written by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman. Foxcatcher tells the story of Olympic Gold Medal-winning wrestler Mark Schultz (Tatum), who sees a way out from the shadow of his more celebrated wrestling brother Dave (Ruffalo) and a life of poverty when he is summoned by eccentric multi-millionaire John du Pont (Carell) to move onto his estate and train for the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Desperate to gain the respect of his disapproving mother, du Pont begins "coaching" a world-class athletic team and, in the process, lures Mark into dangerous habits, breaks his confidence and drives him into a self-destructive spiral. Based on actual events, Foxcatcher is a gripping and profoundly American story of fragile men who pinned their hopes for love and redemption on a desperate obsession for greatness that was to end in tragedy.



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<P>Eddie Redmayne as astrophysicist Stephen Hawkingin <EM>The Theory of Everything</EM></P> • <P>&nbsp;</P>

Eddie Redmayne as astrophysicist Stephen Hawking
in The Theory of Everything

 

The Theory of Everything
LOS ANGELES, UNITED STATES  •  NoHo 7  •  12 December 2014 - 3 February 2015
 

The Theory of Everything
Director: James Marsh

Cast: Adam Godley, Charlie Cox, David Thewlis, Eddie Redmayne, Emily Watson, Felicity Jones

Starring Eddie Redmayne (Les Misérables) and Felicity Jones (The Amazing Spider-Man 2), this is the extraordinary story of one of the world's greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde. Once a healthy, active young man, Hawking received an earth-shattering diagnosis at 21 years of age. With Jane fighting tirelessly by his side, Stephen embarks on his most ambitious scientific work, studying the very thing he now has precious little of - time. Together, they defy impossible odds, breaking new ground in medicine and science, and achieving more than they could ever have dreamed. The film is based on the memoir Travelling to Infinity: My Life with Stephen, by Jane Hawking, and is directed by Academy Award winner James Marsh (Man on Wire).



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