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Armand Hammer

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  • Ann Philbin's eureka moment materializes

     
    What Ann Philbin encountered on her first visit to the Hammer Museum, which she has directed for the last 10 years, was an institution in search of an identity. What she envisioned was its future. ???As ugly as this building......
  • Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager and two others join LACMA's board

     
    If the Los Angeles County Museum of Art ever needs a theme song, it won't have far to look for a composer: LACMA announced today that Carole Bayer Sager has joined the museum's board, along with two other new trustees,......
  • Milan's big showing of a Da Vinci notebook recalls L.A.'s Leonardo that got away

     
    In light of recent controversies, most folks who care about art know that it's a really big deal for a museum to even think of unloading a masterpiece. (Consider Brandeis University's attempt to sell off the collection of its Rose......
  • Is Rembrandt a SoCal kind of guy?

     
    The answer seems to be yes, as a successful exhibition, "Rembrandt and His Pupils," wraps up this month at the J. Paul Getty Museum while the blog LA County Museum on Fire reports the discovery of Rembrandt’s role in another......
  • Soutine painting formerly in Hammer Museum is sold at auction

     
    In 2007, the UCLA Hammer Museum struck a deal with the Armand Hammer Foundation to split the collection that the late oilman had deposited in the Westwood cultural center that bears his name. Of 195 works, 103 would remain with......
  • New York museum returns to good graces after ban for selling art to pay bills

     
    After nearly two years of museum-world ostracism because it sold two prized 19th century American landscape paintings for about $15 million to relieve a financial crisis, Manhattan’s venerable National Academy Museum & School is being accepted back into...