Featured visual artists include Cecily Brown, Lauren Halsey, Rashid Johnson, Takashi Murakami, Ed Ruscha, and more; many of the artists are represented in LACMA’s permanent collection. Iconic musicians from the last three decades include Dr. Dre, Billie Eilish, Kendrick Lamar, Nine Inch Nails, Lady Gaga, and more. A full list of artist and musical pairings is below.
“Artists Inspired by Music celebrates a dialogue between two different art forms across three decades of production,” said Staci Steinberger, LACMA associate curator of Decorative Arts and Design. “The show provides a fresh perspective on influential albums for the present moment.”Touching on LACMA’s ongoing exploration of the intersections of art and music, the museum will present public programs exploring musical expression and movement throughout the run of the exhibition.
“Los Angeles is a creative capital known for many kinds of art forms,” said Michael Govan, LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director. “Artists /Inspired by Musics/Interscope Reima ined is an extension of a series of LACMA exhibitions and programs celebrating the relationship between art and music.”