This second presentation in the Hammer Museum’s new works on paper gallery highlights acquisitions of the last decade as well as important promised gifts. The exhibition includes numerous prints and drawings in the collection by artists such as Joan Brown, Robert Gober, Fernanda Gomes, Sonia Gomes, Roni Horn, Jasper Johns, Helen Lundeberg, Nam June Paik, Martin Puryear, Carolee Schneemann, and Barbara T. Smith. Also featured is a selection of photography-based works by Wallace Berman, Morgan Fisher, Helen Levitt, Paul Strand, and Minor White. The exhibition includes significant gifts from the estate of iconic Los Angeles art dealer and philanthropist Margo Leavin.
A Decade of Acquisitions of Works on Paper – Part II is organized by Cynthia Burlingham, deputy director for curatorial affairs and director of the Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, and Connie Butler, chief curator.