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Friday exhib: “A Strange Magic” at the Hammer

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This week’s Friday exhibition is “A Strange Magic: Gustave Moreau’s Salome” at the Hammer Museum. The show examines Salome Dancing before Herod (1874-76), one of the most famous paintings in the Hammer’s collection, through 50 paintings, drawings and studies related to the Hammer painting, all from the Gustave Moreau Museum in Paris. The exhibition is on view through December 9.

Gustave Moreau, Salome Dancing before Herod, 1874-76. Collection of the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

Gustave Moreau, Salome Dancing, known as Salome Tattooed, 1874.

Gustave Moreau, Study for Salome Dancing before Herod, undated.

Gustave Moreau, Salome Dancing, undated.

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