OK, time for a walk in the lovely beech forest outside where a Viking Trail passes mockups of Viking buildings. After a couple
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Patti Smith gently rocked the Getty Center Saturday, April 30, performing two acoustic shows in honor of her "life-long friend" Robert Mapplethorpe, whose poignant artworks and photographs are on exhibit there and at LACMA through July 31.
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The display features both famous and lesser-known works.
The good ol' days of the manageable LA art scene, when one could see all gallery and museum exhibitions in one weekend... These days are gone. Now, if one wants to keep abreast of what's happening in the hundreds of galleries and dozens of museums around this town, it would constitute a full-time job.
Patti Smith, now in her late 60s, began as a punk singer and celebrity of in the 60s and 70s, who blossomed into a noted writer and is still rocking, a cult personality. Her career is also interesting because of her long relationship, as roommate and partner, with the photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.
But who will get to play her and Robert Mapplethorpe?
The gallery is known for its love of all things pop culture, so it makes sense that such a venue would celebrate the Rectal