A World of Strangers: Crowds in American Art Oct. 17, 2015-April 4, 2016
Oct. 17, 2015-April 4, 2016
Huntington Art Gallery
Crowds are the temporary groups that strangers form at baseball games, parades, riots, and on city streets. Fickle and ephemeral, crowds can be joyous, destructive, or somber. As this focused loan exhibition of about 20 works shows, artists have represented groups of people as patterns of dots, murky silhouettes, and teeming, river-like currents of cars and machinery.
Y.C. Hong: Advocate for Chinese-American InclusionNov. 21, 2015-March 21, 2016
Nov. 21, 2015-March 21, 2016
Library, West Hall
Drawn from The Huntington’s You Chung Hong family papers, acquired in 2006, this exhibition is the first opportunity for the public to get a deeper sense of the life of an extraordinary figure in Chinese-American history. Through some 75 items, including historical documents, correspondence, photographs, maps, and ledgers, this exhibition examines Chinese-American immigration in early 20th-century Los Angeles.
The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920Jan. 23-May 9, 2016
Jan. 23-May 9, 2016
MaryLou and George Boone Gallery
During the only West Coast stop on a national tour, The Huntington’s presentation of “The Artist’s Garden: American Impressionism and the Garden Movement, 1887–1920” showcases a hand-picked selection of 17 paintings from the exhibition that originated at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, exploring the connections between the American impressionist movement and the emergence of gardening as a middle-class leisure pursuit.