Shop for Your Valentine at LACMA

The LACMA Store and Art Catalogues are filled with great books, posters, housewares, art, jewelry, and more for your Valentine. Here are just a few suggestions from the selection.

Symbols of love, longevity, and peace, cranes mate for life. This lacquer box, exclusively at LACMA, was inspired by Cranes, the set of screens by Maruyama Ôkyo, currently on view in the Pavilion for Japanese Art.

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Madam X, visionary artist and spiritual guide, created the series TRUE LOVE. This TRUE LOVE pennant is the perfect way to announce your feelings to the world—or to that special someone. Other items in the series include Madam X’s box of 100% true love and her set of three little books on love.

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In conjunction with the exhibition Robert Mapplethorpe: XYZ, this porcelain candle and cup, adorned with Mapplethorpe’s delicate flower still life photograph, includes a fragrance created by the Givaudan perfumers Shyamala Maisondieu and Olivier Pescheux.

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Alexandra Grant’s special edition sterling silver Love Ring and Love Necklace were designed to benefit the Watts House Project (WHP).

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To go along with the color scheme of Valentine’s Day, a perfect gift for your special someone is a LACMA gift membership. A LACMA membership gives all year with free admission, discounts on talks, films, and concerts, priority ticketing and admission for major special exhibitions, and more.

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Both shops are open Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays from 10:30 am to 5:30 pm; Fridays from 10:30 am to 8 pm; and Saturdays and Sundays from 9:30 am and 7 pm. You can also shop online any time. LACMA members get 10% off off every purchase. Happy shopping!

Alex Capriotti

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