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  • Roundup: A Rembrandt returns, finding Mary Ellen Mark's iconic smoking girl

    An artist is ordered by a court to make it big. The European parliament is set to vote on the right to take and share pictures of public monuments. A reporter finds the young girl from an iconic 1990s photograph. Plus: the charmingly bananas history of LACMA’s Art and Technology program, what Cuban artist Tania Bruguera’s work might signify (both politically and artistically), and a battered Rembrandt reemerges in the Netherlands. Here’s the Roundup:
  • Academy Museum moves to production with City Council's green light

    The film capital of the world is finally getting a museum to showcase cinema history. On a 13-0 vote, the Los Angeles City Council on Wednesday gave final approval for a $300-million museum to be built on the former May Co. department store site on...

    A re-edited plan for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    A re-edited plan for the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — the organization that awards the Oscars — is poised to build a new museum stretching across 208,000 square feet on Wilshire Boulevard just west of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art....

    Roundup: USC students boycott graduation; Fox station censors Picasso

    Roundup: USC students boycott graduation; Fox station censors Picasso
    The announced withdrawal of an entire MFA class from USC's Roski School of Art and Design continues to make news. Historic ruins are threatened in Syria. A Picasso inspires talk of inequity and censorship. And Renzo Piano’s Academy Museum moves...

    Chris Burden's architectural intelligence

    Chris Burden's architectural intelligence
    I remember very clearly the first time I heard Renzo Piano describe the new plaza he was planning for the expanded Los Angeles County Museum of Art. It must have been 2005. The Italian architect told me he wanted to create a spacious, classically...