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  • MOCA director Philippe Vergne takes to Twitter

    MOCA director Philippe Vergne takes to Twitter
    If you’re wondering how new Museum of Contemporary Art Director Philippe Vergne is taking to Los Angeles and his post at the museum, or what he has to say about the ambitious “Mike Kelley” exhibition that opened March 30, just ask him....
  • Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip

    Frank Lloyd Wright's tower worthy of debate, and a trip
    RACINE, Wis. — One of Frank Lloyd Wright's most beguiling and troubled buildings opens to public tours for the first time next week, and when it does, it will raise an eternal, vexing question: Which matters more, beauty or utility? It's easy to...
  • The light still shines on Sun Ra

    His birth certificate said Birmingham, Ala., but the man who called himself Sun Ra declared that he was from the planet Saturn. Miles Davis set the late 1950s standard for jazz couture with his Italian tailored suits, but Ra wore Africanized capes, tunics...
  • Academy Taps Smithsonian Director to Run Movie Museum

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety. Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
  • Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum

     Art world veteran lands a major role in film academy's coming museum
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has plucked an established figure from the art museum world who has extensive knowledge of cinema to lead its highly anticipated $300-million movie museum. Kerry Brougher, a veteran art curator who...
  • SFMoMA to open massive photography center in 2016

    SFMoMA to open massive photography center in 2016
    The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will open a new photography center in 2016 that leaders are saying will be the largest exhibition space for photography in any art museum in the United States. The John and Lisa Pritzker Center for Photography will...
  • '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...