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Me & Urban Light at BCAM/LACMA

Photo credit: © Lydia Marcus 2009 / www.lydiamarcus.com

Photographed August 25, 2009 in Los Angeles, CA at LACMA/BCAM

 

I headed over the hill to LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) with Jonathan to check out Pompeii and the Roman Villa: Art and Culture around the Bay of Naples. As a member of LACMA, I was able to get a free pair of tickets to the exhibition.

 

After seeing the exhibit I gotta say those Romans were a very sexy bunch. There's a lot of flesh on exhibit, albeit in marble and bronze. One very intriguing sculpture even includes a representation of a hermaphrodite! Very little is locked away behind glass, so you get a very up close look at most of the exquisite artifacts.

 

Jon and I have a LONG history of going to LACMA together since high school!!! So it's always really nice to return there together to check out art and stroll familiar grounds. But this time I was able to actually introduce Jon to the new BCAM side, including Urban Light which he's never seen. - Lydia Marcus

 

As seen on my blog: fotonomous.blogspot.com/2009/08/from-valley-to-vesuvius.html

  

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Taken on August 25, 2009