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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,...

    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...

    A Thom Mayne design draws critics -- before it is officially unveiled

    A Thom Mayne design draws critics -- before it is officially unveiled
    The Los Angeles-based architecture firm Morphosis, led by Thom Mayne, has been chosen to design a resort in Vals, Switzerland, adjacent to the iconic Thermal Baths designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Peter Zumthor. However, the decision has...