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  • 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......
  • In Dallas, an arts district rounds into shape

     
    Though the arts district on the edge of downtown Dallas has a long and bumpy history, it is rounding into something at least resembling final form. Two much anticipated new buildings -- an opera house by Foster + Partners and......
  • 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......
  • SFMOMA chooses architect for $250-million expansion: Norwegian firm Snøhetta

     
    Can an art museum in this economic climate raise $480 million for an ambitious expansion and endowment campaign without a world famous architect like Frank Gehry or Renzo Piano attached to the project? 

SFMOMA has just placed a very big......
  • Updated: A green answer to Vanity Fair's architecture poll has its own blind spot

     
    When Vanity Fair magazine recently released the results of a survey ranking the most significant pieces of architecture of the last 30 years -- with Frank Gehry's Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao, Spain, topping the list -- the poll was met......
  • LACMA, Michael Govan party in the Hamptons

     
    You can take the museum director out of the East Coast, but apparently you can't take the East Coast out of the museum director. Over the recent weekend, Michael Govan, the director of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art,......
  • It's official: Eli Broad will build his art museum downtown; Diller Scofidio + Renfro will design [Updated]

     
    Eli Broad officially confirmed Monday what many Los Angeles area officials and art-world leaders were expecting: The billionaire philanthropist and his wife, Edythe, will build their new contemporary art museum, the Broad Collection, on Grand Avenue in...
  • A bright spot for architecture: museum design

     
    Architecture is going through a pretty dark period at the moment, with the troubled economy weighing heavily on the profession. But there is one surprising bright spot amid the gloom: museum design. Even as a handful of high-profile museum expansions........
  • The go-to guy for art-world galas

     
    Ben Bourgeois will stage the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's gala celebration Sept. 25 launching the new Stewart and Lynda Resnick Exhibition Pavillion, and it's hardly the first time he's had such a high-profile assignment. In soirees at the......
  • LACMA's gala for Resnick Pavilion has a 'mask' theme (plus Christina Aguilera)

     
    Cue those "Eyes Wide Shut" piano chords. On Saturday, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will host a benefit gala to celebrate the opening of the new Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion. According to the museum, the theme......
  • Architecture review: The Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion at LACMA

     
    Over the spring and summer, Los Angeles County Museum of Art director Michael Govan opened the freshly completed but still under-wraps Lynda and Stewart Resnick Exhibition Pavilion, the second gallery building on the LACMA campus designed by the Italian...