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Sanford Biggers: Oracle

Date
March 28
Cost
Free
Organizer’s Site
https://hammer.ucla.edu/exhibitions/2023/sanford-biggers-oracle
Council District
City Council District 5
Event Series Dates
Ongoing
The work of New York-based artist Sanford Biggers (b. 1970, Los Angeles) inaugurates the museum’s outdoor sculpture pedestal at Wilshire Boulevard and Glendon Avenue. Anchoring this corner is Oracle (2021), a cast bronze figure weighing 7.64 US tons (15,280 pounds) and standing at 25 feet tall. This monumental commission from Biggers continues his “Chimera” series that hybridizes the canonical figures and gestures of Greco-Roman sculpture with an assortment of iconic African objects from the 14th–20th centuries.

Sanford Biggers: Oracle is organized by Connie Butler, chief curator, with Ikechukwu Onyewuenyi, curatorial assistant.

Location

Hammer Museum, UCLA
10899 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90024 United States
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Phone:
310.443.7000
Website:
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Organizer

Hammer Museum
Phone
310.443.7000
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