Long Beach Museum of Art Opens Three New Exhibitions
February 16 - May 13
The Long Beach Museum of Art will welcome three new exhibitions to its Hartman Pavilion and galleries, including CARTOMANCY: The Seni Horoscope Re-imagined by Shay Bredimus, Time and Space: Abstractions from the Long Beach Museum of Art Permanent Collection, and Christy Matson: Rock, Paper, Scissors.
CARTOMANCY: The Seni Horoscope Re-imagined
February 24 – May 13, 2018
This exhibition of unique works by figurative painter and notable tattoo artist, Shay Bredimus showcases the largest single body of work by the artist to date. Nearly two years in the making, CARTOMANCY: The Seni Horoscope Re-imagined is inspired by the 17 th century German fortune-telling system created by Italian oracle Giovanni Battista Seni – a tarot deck of cards with 72 images – like hearts, moon, and sun – that represent predictions for life.
Time and Space: Abstractions from the Permanent Collection
February 16 – May 6, 2018
This exhibition of contemporary art from the museum’s permanent collection showcases over 35 paintings and sculptures across the span of the 20th century from 1923 into the 21st century through 2007.
Christy Matson: Rock, Paper, Scissors
February 16 – May 13, 2018
Los Angeles-based artist Christy Matson is internationally recognized as a specialist and innovator in the area of Jacquard hand weaving. In this exhibition, she intentionally pairs ceramics and textiles that make reference to the traditional functionality of ceramics and textiles in her non-functional artworks.