Creative Minds and Opening Reception for This Is Not a Selfie


Please join us to celebrate

This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection

7:15 PM

Creative Minds: Deborah Irmas, guest curator
Deborah Irmas, guest curator of This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection, will give a lecture about the exhibition. Irmas’s parents, Audrey and Sydney Irmas, donated their photography collection to LACMA. Deborah Irmas will share insights into her family’s collecting philosophy, her essay for the catalogue, and more. Irmas is an independent curator, art writer, college educator, and documentary film producer. Space is limited and advance tickets are strongly recommended.

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8 – 10 PM

Exhibition Reception 
Free to members and to attendees of the Creative Minds program at 7:15 PM. No-host bar.

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This Is Not a Selfie: Photographic Self-Portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection (August 25, 2017 – January 14, 2018) is organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Deborah Irmas as guest curator along with Eve Schillo, assistant curator, LACMA, with the curatorial team of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at LACMA. SJMA’s presentation is organized by Rory Padeken, associate curator. Sponsored by Applied Materials Foundation, the Richard A. Karp Charitable Foundation, Theres and Dennis Rohan, and Dr. Jan Newstrom Thompson and Paul Goldstein.

Image: Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #5, 1977; Gelatin silver print; 6 ¾ × 9 ½ inches; © Cindy Sherman, photo courtesy of the artist and Metro Pictures, New York.