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July 02, 2019 - October 06, 2019

This single-work display showcases the Museum’s recently acquired Destruction of Pharaoh’s Host by the English Romantic artist, John Martin (1789-1854). The installation explores this fascinating drawing and highlights Martin’s connection to Los Angeles, namely the artist’s influence on generations of Hollywood movie makers, including Cecil B. DeMille and Ray Harryhausen. Curated by Edina Adam. 


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