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Angelenos Staying at Home

The Travelling Angeleno will be spending many weekends in Los Angeles this summer, in part because their are some great art exhibits among Los Angeles’ art museums.

Here are the shows I can’t wait to see:
The Geffen Contemporay Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA)
Art in the Street
April 17, 2011 to August 8, 2011                                                                            http://www.moca.org/museum/exhibitiondetail.php?id=443                                       Retrospective on birth (late 1960s) through golden era (mid 1980s) of Graffiti.

Annenberg Space for Photography
Beauty CULTure
May 21, 2011 to November 27,2011
http://www.annenbergspaceforphotography.org/exhibitions/overview.asp
A contemporary view of feminine beauty from the eyes of the fashion photographers who define beauty for the masses.

Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Tim Burton Retrospective
May 29, 2011–October 31, 2011
http://www.lacma.org/art/tim-burton.aspx
A major retrospective of the sketches and art of movie director Tim Burton

The Getty Center
Gods of Angkor: Bronzes from the National Museum of Cambodia
February 22–August 14, 2011
http://www.getty.edu/art/exhibitions/gods_angkor/

Hope this list of art exhibits taking place in the summer of 2011 helps any one traveling as a tourist in Los Angeles (LA).