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Summer 2012 Happenings


Published Jul 1, 2012 8:00 PM

Seasonal Spotlight: The Hammer

From the Studio: The Creation of Gustave Moreau's Salomé

Take in the masterpieces of Gustave Moreau at the Hammer Museum's exhibition devoted to a selection of paintings, drawings and preparatory studies for Moreau's Salome Dancing before Herod. This gallery includes approximately 50 additional works from the collection at Paris' Gustave Moreau Museum.

Sept. 16–Dec. 9

Zarina: Paper Like Skin

The Hammer Museum presents the first retrospective of Indian-born American artist Zarina, featuring approximately 60 works dating from 1961 to the present. Works in the exhibition range from woodcuts to three-dimensional casts in paper pulp. The concept of home—whether personal, geographic, national, spiritual or familial—resonates throughout her oeuvre.

Sept. 30–Dec. 30

Graphic Design: Now in Production

Graphic Design: Now in Production explores design-driven magazines, newspapers, books, posters and branding programs. Explore recent developments in the field, including the renaissance in digital typeface design, the storytelling potential of titling sequences for film and television, and the transformation of raw data into narratives.

Sept. 30–Jan. 6

Admission: $10 adults; $5 seniors and UCLA Alumni Association members; free for museum members, students with I.D., UCLA faculty and staff, military personnel, veterans and visitors 17 and under accompanied by an adult. Free on Thursdays for all visitors. Phone: (310) 443-7000. Web: