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  • BCAM elevator has its ups and downs

    BCAM elevator has its ups and downs
    When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's new Broad Contemporary Art Museum opened in February, one of the architectural centerpieces of Renzo Piano's building was the enormous glass-enclosed elevator, containing artist Barbara Kruger’s three-...
  • Couple to give $45 million for new LACMA pavilion

    Couple to give $45 million for new LACMA pavilion
    In a move that will significantly bolster the ongoing expansion and refurbishment of the region's largest public art museum, a Los Angeles philanthropic couple will give $45 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and be honored with a new...
  • Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum

    Eli Broad says Grand Avenue will be site of new contemporary art museum
    In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it. By choosing to...
  • Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection

    Critic's Notebook: A new life for the Broad Collection
    Huntington, Getty, Simon, Hammer, Crocker, Menil, Wadsworth, Phillips, Frick, Morgan, Whitney, Guggenheim, etc. — the list of super-rich Americans who, since the mid-19th century, have established museums or galleries to house their personal art...
  • 'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp

    'Hearts of the City' by Herbert Muschamp
    Hearts of the City The Selected Writings of Herbert Muschamp Herbert Muschamp Alfred A. Knopf: 888 pp., $50 In December 1997, with the Getty Center finally set to open its expansive hilltop campus after more than a decade of frustration, Herbert...
  • California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability

    California Academy of Sciences designs sustainability
    RENZO PIANO'S original concept for the new California Academy of Sciences building in Golden Gate Park was elegantly simple: Slice out a huge, rectangular section of the park landscape, lift it 36 feet into the air and slide a new piece of architecture...
  • Lending and LACMA

    Is the controversy over Eli Broad's relationship with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art real, or is it all in the minds of the media? The billionaire LACMA trustee and donor visited the editorial board yesterday with museum director Michael Govan, to...
  • 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...
  • 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......