LACMA's Lovers

"There are all kinds of love in this world but never the same love twice." —F. Scott Fitzgerald. This list features 10 “lovers” from around the world and throughout history, currently on view in our galleries. Check out our Pinterest board for even more love-inspired works in our collection! http://bit.ly/1KctpBq
  1. The Reunion of Cupid and Psyche
    Jean Pierre Saint-Ours (Switzerland, Geneva 1752-1809), circa 1789-1792, The Ciechanowiecki Collection, Gift of The Ahmanson Foundation (M.2000.179.30) | Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 3, http://bit.ly/1osDksS
  2. Zacatecas Seated Couple
    Mexico, Jalisco, 200 B.C. - A.D. 500, The Proctor Stafford Collection, purchased with funds provided by Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch (M.86.296.39a-b) | Currently on public view: Art of the Americas Building, floor 4, http://bit.ly/1SxIr48
  3. The Embrace
    Charles White (United States, 1918-1979), 1942, Bequest of Fannie and Alan Leslie (M.2006.73.1), © The Charles White Archives | Currently on public view: Art of the Americas Building, floor 3, http://bit.ly/1WeLn7d
  4. Two Female Nudes
    Egon Schiele, 1918, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Michael and Dorothy Blankfort Bequest, photo © Museum Associates/LACMA | Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 2, http://bit.ly/1RqNKo3
  5. Pair Statue of Usherhat and Kha
    Egypt, New Kingdom, late 18th-early 19th Dynasty (1319 - 1306 B.C.), William Randolph Hearst Collection (47.8.34) | Currently on public view: Hammer Building, floor 3, http://bit.ly/1Qs5Yko
  6. Man and Woman
    Pablo Picasso (Spain, active France, 1881-1973), 1969, Partial, fractional and promised gift of Janice and Henri Lazarof (M.2005.70.113) | Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 2, http://bit.ly/1TTiDlC
  7. Narihira Eloping with Takako
    Shōminsai (Japan, active early 20th century), early 20th century, Raymond and Frances Bushell Collection (M.91.250.314) | Currently on public view: Pavilion of Japanese Art, floor 2, http://bit.ly/1ShcPmu
  8. Eternal Spring
    Auguste Rodin (France, 1840-1917), circa 1881-1884, cast before 1917 (?), Mr. and Mrs. Allan C. Balch Collection (M.45.3.476) | Currently on public view: Ahmanson Building, floor 3, http://bit.ly/1Sh7Wd6
  9. Radha and Krishna Dressed in Each Other’s Clothes
    India, circa 1800-1825, Gift of Corinne and Don Whitaker (M.80.232.4) | Currently on public view: Ahmanson, floor 4, http://bit.ly/1osJNnA
  10. Larry and Bobby Kissing
    Robert Mapplethorpe, 1979, Promised Gift of The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation to The J. Paul Getty Trust and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, © The Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation | Soon to be on public view in "Robert Mapplethorpe: The Perfect Medium," opening March 20: BCAM, floor 2, http://bit.ly/1KGhBYe