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  • LACMA draws up ambitious plans for a $650-million new look

     LACMA draws up ambitious plans for a $650-million new look
    At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not. Next month LACMA will publicly unveil a $650-million plan by Pritzker Prize winner Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new museum...
  • LACMA executives moving to Variety building

    LACMA executives moving to Variety building
    The Times' Money & Co. blog has reported that top executives at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be moving offices to the Variety building, which is across the street from the museum campus at 5900 Wilshire Blvd. Museum officials will move into...
  • Brett Ratner, replaced as Oscars producer, gives academy $1 million

    Brett Ratner, replaced as Oscars producer, gives academy $1 million
    Director Brett Ratner, who was replaced at the last minute as the 2012 Oscars producer following comments he made about his sex life and uttering a homophobic slur, has made a $1-million gift for the planned Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences...
  • Review: Wallis Annenberg Center is a step forward for Beverly Hills

    Review: Wallis Annenberg Center is a step forward for Beverly Hills
    The new Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, designed by Zoltan Pali and the firm Studio Pali Fekete, is a work of architecture that arrives with a long list of storylines attached. In mixing historic preservation with...
  • Herzog & de Meuron chosen to design Hong Kong's M+ art museum

    Hong Kong's M+, the long-awaited art museum to be built in the city's West Kowloon Cultural District, officially has an architecture team. The Swiss firm Herzog & de Meuron has been selected to design the museum, along with the London-Hong Kong firm TFP...
  • For LACMA's 'old' buildings, no time like the present

     For LACMA's 'old' buildings, no time like the present
    A couple of major ironies are folded into the title of the big new architecture exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, "The Presence of the Past: Peter Zumthor Reconsiders LACMA." The first irony is that the title itself rings with echoes...
  • Academy museum gets $5-million gifts from Gale Anne Hurd, 2 others

    Academy museum gets $5-million gifts from Gale Anne Hurd, 2 others
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is quickly filling its coffers for its museum project. Today, the organization announced three naming gifts, of $5-million each. Producer and academy governor Gale Anne Hurd ("The Walking Dead," "The...
  • Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella

    Lost L.A.: Huntington's private tribute to wife Arabella
    Power, money and love fuel extravaganzas. Railroad millionaire Henry E. Huntington had all three and used them in the closing decade of his life to build his eponymous San Marino library and gardens. You know the mansion, the cactus and the Japanese tea...
  • The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA

    The Review: Ray's and Stark Bar at LACMA
    Restaurants with a view usually come in two varieties: landscape or cityscape. The new Ray's and Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art have a view. But it's not the ocean or the city lights spread on a starry carpet below. Instead, the new...
  • Making parks more than 'just grass and trees'

    Editor's note: This corrects the date the City Arts Commission will vote on Ronald Reagan statue. Whether it's a sculpture of a rabbit or a statue of Ronald Reagan, he believes iconic features are placed in parks so people will remember them....
  • New holiday tradition at Art Institute

    New holiday tradition at  Art Institute
    Griffin Court in the Modern Wing of the Art Institute was transformed into a giant snow globe for "Let it Snow," the inaugural holiday party hosted by the Woman's Board of the Art Institute. More than 350 adults and children welcomed in the holiday season...