You'd have to stay for a while to see all the work in “Veils,” the show Ariana Papademetropoulos and Jhordan Dahl curated at the Underground Museum on Washington Boulevard, and you still may lose track of the show's fairly sprawling theme: it's about what artists conceal, or “veil,” and what they reveal. But it's worth staying, because some of the art, especially the historical work, is fantastic: a self-portrait that singular, occult-enmeshed Marjorie Cameron probably made in the 1950s or 1960s, of herself as a tree; a burned and battered head made by L.A. icons Chris Burden and Jeffrey Vallance in the 1970s; and Vallance's imprints of clown makeup on a handkerchief from 1992. 3508 W. Washington Blvd., West Adams; through May 22. theunderground-museum.com.
Wednesdays-Saturdays. Starts: April 5. Continues through May 22, 2014
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