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On March 12, 2018 at 7:30 PM LACMA CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director Michael Govan will speak with photographer Vera Lutter about her ongoing artist residency at LACMA. Since January 2017, Lutter has been documenting the museum using one of the oldest optical technologies still in use, that of the camera obscura. Govan and Lutter will discuss the artist's process, and how her project offers a unique perspective on LACMA's history and future. Where: LACMA l Bing Theater. Free, tickets required.
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This picture shows a former convent and military court restored to a luxury hotel in the town of Elvas, in Alentejo. To attract visitors to places not currently on their radar, and help ensure a constant year-round flow of tourists, Portugal's socialist government is leasing abandoned monasteries, forts and other historic sites to private groups to be turned into hotels and other leisure centres. PATRICIA DE MELO MOREIRA / AFP
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Elena Vesnina of Russia poses with a painting of her likeness by artist Mike Sullivan during the BNP Paribas Open at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden on March 7, 2018 in Indian Wells, California. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP
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This picture shows Tibetan Buddhist monks as they unveil a giant thangka painting for Monlam, otherwise known as the Great Prayer Festival of Losar, the Tibetan New Year, at the Gartse Monastery in Guashize. Johannes EISELE / AFP
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A German archaeologist prepares to launch a drone while conducting research at the ancient pre-Islamic Arab site of Al-Hirah, about 25 kilometres south of the Muslim holy city of Najaf, on March 7, 2018. Haidar HAMDANI / AFP
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A life-size statue of a child is pictured outside of the Houses of Parliament in London on March 7, 2018, as part of a demonstration by the charity Save The Children, in protest against the visit to the UK by Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman. Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP
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People visit the exhibition "affiches en Lutte" displaying placards mostly created during the May 1968 revolt in France on March 6, 2018 at the Palais des Beaux Arts (Fine Arts Palace) academy in Paris. Ludovic MARIN / AFP
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Museum staff member Beurs van Berlage displays a guitar during preparations for the official exhibition about iconic superstar Prince, My Name Is Prince, on March 5, 2018 in Amsterdam. The exhibition runs from March 8 until June 8, 2018. Olaf KRAAK / ANP / AFP
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Members of the local fire brigade take part in a disaster drill at Sensoji Temple in Tokyo on March 7, 2018. Some 1,000 people, including foreign students, took part in the disaster drill in roles of tourists and interpreters to assist people who do not understand the Japanese language. Kazuhiro NOGI / AFP
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An Indian reveller takes part in the game of 'Huranga' at the Dauji Temple in Mathura, some 100 kms south of New Delhi on March 3, 2018. 'Huranga' is a game played between men and women a day after Holi, the festival of colours, during which men drench women with liquid colours and women tear off the clothes of the men. CHANDAN KHANNA / AFP