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  • MOCA names Helen Molesworth as chief curator, effective Sept. 1

    MOCA names Helen Molesworth as chief curator, effective Sept. 1
    The Museum of Contemporary Art took the next step in rebuilding its staff and programming, appointing Helen Molesworth of the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston as its new chief curator. A scholar, art writer and curator, Molesworth has been at ICA/...
  • Why Did Shep Gordon Finally Allow Mike Myers to Make 'Supermensch'?

    Mike Myers' directorial debut, the documentary "Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon," is the story of one of Hollywood's most famous talent managers. As portrayed in the film, which made its New York premiere Thursday at MoMA, Gordon nurtured the...
  • Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease

    Film academy to pay LACMA $36.1 million for movie museum lease
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will pay more than $36 million to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a 55-year lease on the former May Co. department store building and adjacent land where the academy plans to build a movie museum...
  • 'Guys and Dolls' Joins Venice Classics Line-up

    LONDON -- The Venice Film Festival has unveiled its Venice Classics line-up, which includes Joseph L. Mankiewicz's "Guys and Dolls" (1955) and Francois Truffaut's "Baisers voles" (Stolen Kisses, 1968). The section is devoted to classic films that have...
  • The Mistake Room brings global view to gritty downtown L.A. art scene

    The Mistake Room brings global view to gritty downtown L.A. art scene
    Construction workers hammer away in a warehouse near the southern edge of downtown Los Angeles. A buzz saw hits fever pitch, screeching in the background; the air is thick with dust. Art entrepreneur and curator Cesar Garcia, who is turning this...
  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts

    Linda Ronstadt, Bill T. Jones to receive National Medal of Arts
    A diverse roster of big names in the arts, literature and entertainment – including Linda Ronstadt, dancer-choreographer Bill T. Jones, author Maxine Hong Kingston, Broadway composer John Kander and L.A.-nurtured visual artist James Turrell --...
  • LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard

    LACMA, Metro discussing new museum tower on Wilshire Boulevard
    The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced plans this month to build a new wing spanning Wilshire Boulevard. It also wants to build up — way up. The museum is working on an ambitious proposal for a skyscraper near the corner of Wilshire...
  • Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art

     Stanford's Anderson Collection museum to feature trove of couple's art
    Along a shady road here, you can glimpse large estates behind gates and hedges bought with fortunes earned in Silicon Valley. Then you come to the driveway of a ranch house that stands pretty much as it was when built in the 1960s by Harry and Mary...
  • Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone

    Datebook: Minor White and art you call on the phone
    A photographer's long overdue retrospective at the Getty, a garden-shed gallery in Pasadena and a show that takes its name from a novel by John Fante. It's all happening this week in our big sweaty city: Minor White, “Manifestations of the Spirit,...
  • Maggie Gyllenhaal: Blond hair 'doesn't make you happy'

    Maggie Gyllenhaal: Blond hair 'doesn't make you happy'
    Sounds like she didn't have more fun -- Maggie Gyllenhaal went blond for a few months and quickly decided to return to being a brunet. The "White House Down" actress' short-lived foray into lighter hair color lasted from April to the beginning of June...