There are more than 100,000 pieces of art in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s (LACMA) encyclopedic collection of world art—we’re sure that even Michael Govan, the museum’s dashing director, hasn’t managed to see them all. So what should you look for in a LACMA daytrip? Here are our 10 must-see art works, all with some special relationship to the museum, or to Los Angeles itself.
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You voted for your favorite work of art at LACMA and the results are in.
The winner is:
Chris Burden, Urban Light (2008)
But man was it was a close race! Here are the statistical results:
1.37% - Ardabil Carpet
5.48% - George de la Tour, The Magdalen with the Smoking Flame
5.48% - Diego Rivera, Portrait of Frida Kahlo
6.85% - Ed Ruscha, Standard Station
8.22% - George Bellows, Cliff Dwellers
9.59% - Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Shafted)
9.59% - Henri Matisse, La Gerbe
16.44% - Christian Marclay, The Clock
17.81% - David Hockney, Mulholland Drive
19.18% - Chris Burden, Urban Light