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  • At OCMA: a history of attempting to build -- but at what cost?

    At OCMA: a history of attempting to build -- but at what cost?
    For three decades, the Orange County Museum of Art, which began life as the Newport Harbor Art Museum, has been trying to build a bigger space so that it might have space to show its collection on a permanent basis and not have to close down for installation between shows. This ambition to grow is what was behind the recent layoffs of five staffers, including chief curator Dan Cameron.
  • Recent cuts at OCMA not a retreat, head of museum's trustees says

    Recent cuts at OCMA not a retreat, head of museum's trustees says
    The recent downsizing at the Orange County Museum of Art has left the Newport Beach institution without a chief curator and the art world stunned. But in a telephone interview with The Times, Craig Wells, the president of the museum's board of trustees,...

    Bulldoze first, apologize later: a true L.A. landmark

    Bulldoze first, apologize later: a true L.A. landmark
    It was beginning to feel like a demolition derby. On Tuesday, word started to spread that the canary-yellow 1937 house in Cheviot Hills where the writer Ray Bradbury lived for more than 50 years was being knocked down. The person razing it to make...

    An 'obnoxious gesture'? L.A. architect Thom Mayne's tower in the Alps draws ire

    An 'obnoxious gesture'? L.A. architect Thom Mayne's tower in the Alps draws ire
    Release a rendering of a very tall, very shiny glass tower looming over an idyllic mountain village and the Internet goes bananas. That's what happened earlier this week when Morphosis Architects of Los Angeles released its design renderings for a new...

    The art of relocation

    Todd DeShields Smith stood earlier this month on a grassy lawn, identifying a site on an acreage of land where culture is centered in Orange County. "It's going to be a spectacular design," he said. Smith, the chief executive and director of the...