LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

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LOS ANGELES COUNTY MUSEUM OF ART

Centrally located between the beach and downtown Los Angeles, LACMA features artwork covering the expanse of art history—from ancient to contemporary—and the globe. Learn more: lacma.org

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Dogs represented in ancient Mexican art at the LACMA (Part 2)

The first dog is shown to be on a wheeled platform. This artefact is from Veracruz and dates to AD 450-650. The rest of the shown artefacts are from Colima and date to 200 BC- AD 500. The 2nd dog has a turtle shell on its back, and the final artwork shows dogs playing.

Courtesy of & currently located at the LACMA, California, USA, via their online collections (AC1996.146.40M.86.296.157, M.83.217.26, M.86.296.207). As you may have already noted, the LACMA houses a lot of really interesting art from ancient Mexico. Here is Part 1 of the dog representations. 

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#14 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
LACMA has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography. Today LACMA is the largest art museum on the west coast, with a collection that includes over 120,000 objects encompassing nearly the entire history of art. LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually. Be one in a million and go visit this amazing museum! (p.s. - these lights are displayed outside the museum for free)
Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

losangelesallday:

#14 - Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)

LACMA has been devoted to collecting works of art that span both history and geography. Today LACMA is the largest art museum on the west coast, with a collection that includes over 120,000 objects encompassing nearly the entire history of art. LACMA shares its vast collections through exhibitions, public programs, and research facilities that attract over a million visitors annually. Be one in a million and go visit this amazing museum! (p.s. - these lights are displayed outside the museum for free)

Address: 5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036

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