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Community Preview and Meet the Artist, Ben Jackel

October 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The new art gallery Alpha Romeo Tango, which lives within Battleship IOWA, is pleased to present its grand opening exhibition, featuring new and old sculptures by Los Angeles-based artist Ben Jackel. This premiere exhibition is the first time contemporary art has ever been shown onboard a historic warship in Los Angeles.


The centerpiece of this show is a newly completed sculpture of the doomed World War II heavy cruiser USS Indianapolis. The ship that delivered the atomic bomb Little Boy to the Pacific island of Tinian and then was sunk by a Japanese submarine is most famous for the suffering and loss of her crew, hundreds of whom were eaten alive by sharks. The sinking of the Indianapolis led to the greatest loss of life from a vessel at sea in US Navy history.


October 4, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Battleship Iowa


Battleship Iowa Museum @ 250 S Harbor Blvd, San Pedro, CA 90731, USA
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