Broad tastes
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From the Broad collection

Broad tastes
BROAD TASTES: The collector at his Santa Monica foundation, with Mike Kelley’s “Infinite Expansion” (2003). (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘UNDER THE TABLE’ (1994)
Foundation visitor Wendy Wintrob peeks from under Robert Therrien’s massively scaled wood, metal and enamel work, one of Broad’s favorites. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘NEW SKIN’ (2002)
Doug Aitken’s video installation, installed in a room of its own on the second floor, explores the plight of a young woman who collects images as she loses her eyesight. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘LIKE YOU’ (1995)
Broad says he considers artist Lari Pittman’s mammoth-scaled painting, an oil and enamel on five mahogany panels, to be a masterpiece. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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FOUR FLOORS AND A BASEMENT: The entire exhibition is by L.A. artists, including works by Ed Ruscha, above. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘SEASHELLS/TRIDENTS/FRAMES’ (1988)
John Baldessari assembled a grouping of black-and-white photographs that are cropped or partly covered and have no obvious relationship to one another. At least not at first. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘WHY WOULD I LIE?’ (1999)
This work by painter Amy Adler, another of the Los Angeles-based artists in the new exhibition, involves six separate cibachrome prints mounted on sintra. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘BATEAU DE GUERRE’ (2001)
Chris Burden’s battleship, made of gasoline cans, plastic toys, a miniature castle and electric lamps, is a scary/funny thought-provoker about war games. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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BY INVITATION ONLY: The Broad Art Foundation headquarters is housed in a renovated 1927 telephone switching station in Santa Monica. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘THE OLD TECH CHEM BUILDING’ (2003)
Ed Ruscha, acrylic on canvas. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘SCULPTURE OF LIFE’ (2003)
Duane Hanson, one of four chromogenic prints. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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WORKS BY CHARLES RAY, including Male Mannequin (1990), mixed media, left, and Plank Piece, I-II, 1973, two black and white photographs mounted on rag board. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘SUNSET-GARDNER CROSS’ (1998-99)
Ed Ruscha, acrylic on canvas. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘JUNCTION SERIES’ (2002)
John Baldessari, birds (with people) and soldiers (at attention), digital photographic print with acrylic on sintra board. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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UNKNOWN (NO. 6), (2001)
Amy Adler, Cibachrome print. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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‘STRONG, HEALTHY’ (1987)
Ed Ruscha, acrylic on canvas. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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Artist John Baldessari, left, talks with gallery owner Bennett Roberts in the first-floor Broad Art Foundation gallery. (Anne Cusack / LAT)
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