April 18, 2018 - September 3, 2018

The Getty Villa in Los Angeles, will open their first contemporary exhibition in April 2018, Plato in LA: Contemporary Artists’ Visions. Featuring the work of eleven artists, Paul Chan, Rachel Harrison, Huang Yong Ping, Mike Kelley, Jeff Koons, Joseph Kosuth, Paul McCarthy, Raymond Pettibon, Adrian Piper, Whitney McVeigh and Michelangelo Pistoletto. The exhibit is curated by Donatien Grau around the permeation of Plato’s philosophy into contemporary art. McVeigh's installation is called Divine Rules from one of Plato’s Dialogues about divine wisdom. The collection is dedicated to ordinary subjects that connect us as humans. The books are arranged intuitively to read poetically.

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