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Renaissance Drawings from Germany and Switzerland, 1470-1600
The Getty Center (Brentwood)
The period of 1480–1660 represents one of the high points in German art. Because different styles of drawing developed in the various regions of present-day Germany and Switzerland, this exhibition of works from the Getty Museum’s permanent collection is organized by region. The exhibition explores the drawings’ wide range of functions and subject matter. On view through June 17, 2012.

Shoah (Second Era)
Hammer Museum (Westwood)
Shoah, Claude Lanzmann’s film on the Holocaust, features interviews with survivors, bystanders, and perpetrators in fourteen countries. The film does not contain any historical footage but rather features interviews that seek to remember the Jewish tragedy and revisits places where the crimes took place. In conjunction with the exhibition Alina Szapocznikow: Sculpture Undone, 1955–1972.

Jeff Zimmerman
Duke & Duke (West Hollywood)
Opening reception for an exhibition by Brooklyn-based glass artist and lighting designer Jeff Zimmerman. This exhibition features glass sculptures along with new light works, natural forms created by hand blowing techniques. On view through May 23, 2012.

ONEoff: Don Bachardy in Conversation with Susan Morgan
Doheny Memorial Library – USC (Downtown)
In conjunction with Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980, this event features a conversation between portrait artist Don Bachardy and writer Susan Morgan.

Image: Jeff Zimmerman, Photo by Sherry Griffin