Spend time this weekend with art from various cultures and eras, including strange spirit stones from China, a magnificent Persian carpet, and arts of the ancient city Teotihuacan, as well as portraits of family and friends by David Hockney, meditative works by Young-Il Ahn inspired by his experience of being lost at sea, and ancient Panamanian ceramics.
If you are planning to visit LACMA on Saturday, April 21, please be aware of early closures. David Hockney: 82 Portraits and 1 Still-life will be closed all day and Metropolis II will run from 10:30 to 11:30 am only. In addition, BCAM and the Resnick Pavilion will close early at 5 pm. Be sure to visit the following artworks and exhibitions before then: Richard Serra's Band, Robert Irwin's Miracle Mile, and Chris Burden's Metropolis II in BCAM; and Mark Bradford's 150 Portrait Tone, Wu Bin: Ten Views of a Lingbi Stone, A Tale of Two Persian Carpets (One by One): The Ardabil and Coronation Carpets, and City and Cosmos: The Arts of Teotihuacan in the Resnick Pavilion. The parking lot at Spaulding Avenue and Wilshire Boulevard will close early, at 3 pm, and all cars must exit by 4 pm. Parking is available all day in the Pritzker Parking Garage.
Don't forget to visit the exhibition A Universal History of Infamy: Those of This America at Charles White Elementary School on Saturday, open to the public for free from 1 to 4 pm. At 1:30 and at 3 pm, join local artists and educators for guided tours of the exhibition.