First Major U.S. Retrospective of Artist Richard Hawkins Travels to Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES, CA.- The first U.S. survey exhibition of Los Angeles artist Richard Hawkins (b. 1961) traveled to the Hammer Museum from The Art Institute of Chicago this winter. Richard Hawkins: Third Mind, on view February 12 through May 22, 2011, consists of more than 60 objects, including books, collages, drawings, paintings, and sculptures spanning his twenty-year career. The exhibition has been installed in Gallery IV of the museum, and several artist’s books, including his work Correspondence with John Wayne Gacy regarding having a portrait painted of Tom Cruise (1988-1994), is on display in the Hammer’s Grunwald Center