The Getty Iris is hosting my new series spotlighting intriguing places to see art around Los Angeles. First up: The Museum of Jurassic Technology, an institution that proudly defies understanding and destabilizes everything you think you know about Culture with a capital C.
The exhibitions are as varied as they are esoteric. Marvel at microminiature sculptures of Pope John Paul II and Donald Duck erected in tiny needle eyes. Puzzle over a magician’s decaying dice. Attempt to wrap your mind around Geoffrey Sonnabend’s opus, “Obliscence: Theories of Forgetting and the Problem of Matter.” Sip tea while listening to live music in the Tula Tea Room. Above all, embrace the creeping sensation that not everything in this museum should be absorbed at face value.
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