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  • Monster Mash: Whitney Museum plans a new home; Tony presenters named; more troubles at Cincinnati Opera

     
    --Room to grow: The board of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York has approved a plan to build a six-story Renzo Piano-designed building downtown. The Whitney also says it is in talks to lease its current home......
  • Monster Mash: Rome gets its first contemporary art museum; Corcoran Gallery chief steps down

     
    -- Fresh image: The MAXXI contemporary art museum -- designed by Iraqi-born architect Zaha Hadid -- will open in Rome this weekend as part of Italy's attempt to show it is more than a land of past glories. (Deutsche Welle)......
  • Getty chairman says it's a time to mourn James Wood; leadership void can wait

     
    With the sudden death of J. Paul Getty Trust President James Wood on Friday at age 69, the top two positions at the world's largest visual art institution now stand vacant. In February, Wood had launched a search to find......
  • Tony Smith's monumental sculpture 'Smoke' will not disappear from LACMA; multimillion-dollar purchase finalized

     
    It's hard to imagine the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's Ahmanson Pavilion without Tony Smith's Smoke--a monumental, multifaceted sculpture that the space was redesigned to showcase. Now, museum visitors don't have to.The work, which has been on loan...
  • Frank Gehry's Bilbao museum tops Vanity Fair architecture list

     
    Vanity Fair recently asked 52 prominent architects and critics to name the most important pieces of architecture built since 1980. The winner of the informal survey -- which is to be published in the magazine's August issue -- is a......
  • Diller Scofidio + Renfro gets Berkeley nod

     
    Diller Scofidio + Renfro has replaced Renzo Piano as the in-demand museum architect of the moment. The New York firm, already in the driver's seat for Eli Broad's new museum on Bunker Hill and shortlisted for a new wing at......
  • LACMA and KCET among nation's top fund-raisers -- back in the good old days of 2007-08

     
    The Chronicle of Philanthropy has identified the 400 U.S. charities that raised the most money during the fiscal year reflected by their 2008 tax statements. Twenty-seven arts and cultural institutions made the top 400 for 2008 -- 14 museums, three......
  • The Millennium Park effect

    NEW CATCH PHRASE was in the air after Frank Gehry's shimmering Guggenheim Museum made its spectacular debut eight years ago in the tattered shipbuilding city of Bilbao, Spain: "the Bilbao effect." The term, which sounded like weather forecasting jargon,...
  • ART INSTITUTE TO ADD NEW WING

    ART INSTITUTE TO ADD NEW WING
    Seeking to capitalize on Millennium Park's soaring popularity, the Art Institute of Chicago on Tuesday will unveil the final design for its soon-to-be-built new wing, including a superlong footbridge that would shoot like a glistening knife over the park'...
  • Grand transformation at the Art Institute

    Renzo Piano's new wing for the Art Institute of Chicago will be more than just a building. It is turning out to be a means of presenting the museum's collections in ways that will change how visitors see the institute overall. Each of the six previous...