Kleefeld Art Museum at Cal State Long Beach, which has undergone an ambitious renovation and expansion, will open next month with exhibits by two important and influential abstract artists: Linda Besemer, who identifies as queer, and Mark Bradford, who identifies as gay.
The Carolyn Campagna Kleefeld Contemporary Art Museum, formerly the University Art Museum, will feature a major retrospective of Besemer, and two lithographs from Bradford when it re-opens Feb.
12. Expanded museum Visitors to the Kleefeld Art Museum, university students and the public, will experience more art, more programming, and more resources.
The facade and roof — with its triangular points — is influenced by The Walter Pyramid, the university’s indoor sports arena.