Spreading Marie’s ashes at Saddleback Butte State Park. Flying into LA. Petersen Automotive Museum. Peacocks at Banning Park. Long Beach neighborhoods: Wilmore, Los Cerritos. Los Angeles River Trail, with prancing horse LACMA with Gayle: Black American Portraits, Circle of Animals/Zodiac Heads (Ai Weiwei).
Garden with flowers, kitties, etc. La Brea Tar Pits and what’s left of LACMA. Sculpture garden at Cedar-Sinai hospital. White Point (San Pedro) with Larry.
Four museums in 10 days. THE BROAD. Feb. 24, with Geri, MOCA. Feb. 25. NORTON SIMON MUSEUM. Mar. 1, with Larry, Maureen, Maricruz and Steve. LACMA, Mar. 4, with Gayle.
About town with giraffes, cacti, hawk and handler, the Buddha, Kobe Bryant mural at Central Market, etc. Garden with mammillaria blooms, new grape vines. The Broad with Geri. MOCA with Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object (Montañez Ortiz) and Cromosaturación, 1965 (Carlos Cruz-Diez). Playbill for The Unreasonable Are Dying Out by Peter Handke. LACMA with Gayle: I Live, I Die, I WillBe Reborn (Luchita Hurtado), works by Julie Mehretu, 348 West 22nd Street (Do Ho Suh) and Where the Truth Lies, the Art of Qiu Ying
Around Town with Elissa and Xochi. Downtown with Sara: Edison Building, Central Library exhibits (Oaxacalifornia. Aftermath – War Is Only Half the Story, and WE WON’T GO – The LA Resistance, Vietnam and the Draft, including letter from LA High classmate Arthur Zack, “Statement of Refusal of Induction, 1968”). bLAckwelder living wall on La Cienega Blvd. Orange County Cactus and Succulent Show and Sale. Garden party with family and friends. Little Ethiopia with Sara and Geri. Three LACMA exhibits: In the Fields of Empty Days – The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art; Mimbres Ceramics; Shawn, Mooney, and the Apotheosis of American Labor. Garden scenes.