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Timeless: Black & White Portraits of Joan Agajanian Quinn

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Helmut Newton, "Portrait of Joan," 1984
Promotional photo for Timeless: Black & White Portraits of Joan Agajanian Quinn.
Every week from May 7, 2022 until June 4, 2022.
Tuesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10 AM - 5:30 PM
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

The Athenaeum brings together portraits of journalist and Los Angeles art collector Joan Agajanian Quinn spanning five decades, all by different artists and united in the medium of black and white. Luminaries including Andy Warhol, Claire Falkenstein, Ed Ruscha, Antonio Lopez, Helmut Newton, and Steven Arnold will be exhibited. Quinn’s collection of portraits consists of over 300 artworks gifted by artist friends who have painted, sculpted, and photographed her image in their style.

Join us for the opening reception on Saturday, May 7 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The exhibition can be viewed in the Joseph Clayes III Gallery and the Rotunda Gallery at the Athenaeum Music & Arts Library during opening hours, Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., from May 7 to June 4.

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information, please visit or call (858) 454-5872.

Athenaeum Music & Arts Library

1008 Wall St.
La Jolla, California 92037

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