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  • Academy Museum campaign collects $12-million gift from Dolby

    Academy Museum campaign collects $12-million gift from Dolby
    The Academy Museum's ambitious, $300-million capital campaign collected another major gift this week, from Dolby Laboratories. The San Francisco-based audio company made a $12-million contribution — $7 million in technology for the future museum's...
  • Peter Zumthor's L.A.-LACMA vision in need of update

    The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam does it. The Louvre does it — twice. The Sackler Museum at Harvard wanted to do it in the 1980s, but neighbors objected and its design was changed. Bridging a major street, as the Los Angeles County Museum of Art now...
  • Design tweaks can't overcome Academy Museum's dramatic flaws

    For Kerry Brougher, newly named director of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences' planned film museum, the bubble may be nothing compared with the spaceship. Brougher comes to the academy from the Hirshhorn in Washington, D.C., where one of...
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director

    Motion picture academy museum names Kerry Brougher as director
    Kerry Brougher, a veteran art museum curator who has worked at L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art, has been named the director of the new Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, a spokeswoman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences confirmed on...
  • Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum

     Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has plucked an established figure from the art museum world who has extensive knowledge of cinema to lead its highly anticipated $300-million movie museum. Kerry Brougher, a veteran art curator who...
  • Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates

    Kamin: Lucas museum faces 'battle royal' with lakefront advocates
    For more than a century, The Force -- as in the force of law -- has been with open space advocates as they battled to keep Chicago’s lakefront free of buildings. In 1909, Aaron Montgomery Ward won a historic court fight that kept the Field...
  • Big Questions Loom Over Academy Museum as New Artistic Director Begins

    Even before he starts work on July 1, Kerry Brougher has his hands full. Brougher will become artistic director of the proposed Academy Museum, a project embroiled in shifting personnel, a withering review in the Los Angeles Times and general anxiety...
  • Review: Menil design by L.A.'s Johnston Marklee is deceptively simple

    Review: Menil design by L.A.'s Johnston Marklee is deceptively simple
    Sharon Johnston, who runs the Los Angeles firm Johnston Marklee & Associates with her husband Mark Lee, told me a couple of years ago that there was one key difference between their work and the mannered, loosely flamboyant designs of Thom Mayne, Frank...
  • Berlin Film Review: 'Cathedrals of Culture'

    Wim Wenders was bitten by the 3D bug when making 2011 dance docu "Pina," and now, with "Cathedrals of Culture," he expands the possibilities of the format still further. Giving all new meaning to the expression "if these walls could talk," this conceptual...
  • Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract

    Film academy to consider CEO Dawn Hudson's contract
    In her nearly three years as chief executive of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, Dawn Hudson has earned her share of praise and criticism. On Tuesday night, the board of governors is expected to consider renewing her deal, which expires in...