| Mar 8, 2013
| 4:08 PM
When the Los Angeles County Museum of Art under director Michael Govan proposed taking over L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art in 2008, the art world rallied against it before MOCA turned it down. But reaction has been different to this week's news that...
| Mar 15, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Michael Govan came to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art seven years ago with a mission to make it one of the most prestigious institutions in the country, one worth mentioning alongside New York City's Metropolitan Museum of Art and Museum of Modern...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Is Los Angeles’ Museum of Contemporary Art all-in when it comes to its own independence?
The question arises from a recent comment by museum director Jeffrey Deitch in the New York Post.
MOCA this week announced the launch of "MOCA Independence,...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 6:02 PM
The third time was the charm in efforts to land a high-profile New York City educator to head the $232-million downtown arts high school.
Or was it the fourth time?
Kim Bruno, longtime head of the LaGuardia High School of Music & Art and Performing...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:47 AM
In a lecture at Harvard in the early 1990s, the Spanish architect Rafael Moneo referred to Frank Gehry as a "noble savage."
The comment, partly a joke, perfectly summed up the conventional wisdom that had gathered around Gehry's work during the time...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 2:58 PM
Will L.A.’s Museum of Contemporary Art hire a museum director who actually has experience in running a museum?
The last time it did, Jimmy Carter was president and MOCA was still three years away from opening its doors.
Whether MOCA goes for...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 11:17 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Wednesday that it has added three people to its board of trustees. Their election comes at a still-vulnerable time for the museum, which has been dealing with financial problems in recent years....
| Apr 10, 2013
| 5:10 PM
Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art has appointed three new trustees, including Bruce Karatz, the former chief executive of KB Homes who was convicted three years ago on four felony counts of failing to disclose the backdating of stock options.
| Aug 23, 2013
| 8:11 PM
William Kieschnick, a chemical engineer who in the 1980s led the Atlantic Richfield oil company and used his executive skills to help stabilize the fledgling Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, has died. He was 90.
Kieschnick had Parkinson's...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Here’s Eli and Edythe Broad’s advice to budding, young art collectors: take your time, do the research, don’t rush to buy.
“You got to invest time, it’s not just about money,” Eli Broad said this week at a talk for...
| Sep 14, 2013
| 6:33 PM
One of the challenges of writing about – and quoting – comedians, we here at Show Tracker have found, is that you typically can’t use the (often foul-mouthed) best stuff they say.
It seems that Piers Morgan had the same problem....