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  • The Broad's hard-hat tour -- and why museum admission will be free

    The Broad's hard-hat tour -- and why museum admission will be free
    The in-progress museum known as the Broad opened its virtual “doors” Tuesday morning for a hard-hat tour of the Grand Avenue construction site – which, aside from its white honeycomb-like ceiling of skylights, looks basically like a...
  • Eli Broad won't be MOCA's lead funder for much longer

     Eli Broad won't be MOCA's lead funder for much longer
    Eli Broad said Tuesday that he won't continue giving $3 million a year to his new museum's across-the-street neighbor, the Museum of Contemporary Art, ending his five-year run as its primary funder. But he thinks his museum, called the Broad, will be...
  • A chorus of memories: Disney Hall, as they saw it and lived it

    A chorus of memories: Disney Hall, as they saw it and lived it
    Walt Disney Concert Hall turns 10 on Oct. 23. Before the downbeat of the Los Angeles Philharmonic's new season, here is a look at the first 10 years, as told in the words of those who were there. First impressions: Martin Chalifour, concertmaster, L....
  • Disney Hall: Musical dream bankrolled by taxpayers, private donors

    Lillian Disney lived 101/2 years after instigating the creation of Walt Disney Concert Hall in her husband's honor by donating $50 million, but she never got to see it rise from its foundation, alone attend a performance. "A concert hall that would...
  • Area development finally underway around Disney Hall

    Area development finally underway around Disney Hall
    This story has been corrected. See note below for details. The Walt Disney Concert Hall has been a boon to downtown business, real estate experts say, even though a key long-planned development near it remains stalled. In a region so deprived of...
  • Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more

    Q&A: Architect Elizabeth Diller on working with Eli Broad and more
    Architect Elizabeth Diller was in Los Angeles this week for a press event at the Broad, the new $140-million Bunker Hill museum her New York firm Diller Scofidio + Renfro is designing for philanthropists and art collectors Eli and Edythe Broad. Before...
  • Sharon Stone will host MOCA's Distinguished Women in the Arts event

    Sharon Stone will host MOCA's Distinguished Women in the Arts event
    The Museum of Contemporary Art, it appears, has really good basic instincts. The museum announced on Thursday that it has chosen actress Sharon Stone to host its eighth Award to Distinguished Women in the Arts luncheon. The Nov. 6 event, which generally...
  • Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.

    Frank Gehry's Walt Disney Concert Hall is inextricably of L.A.
    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...
  • MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?

    MOCA's search for a director: Is museum experience still optional?
    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...
  • MOCA adds three to board of trustees

    MOCA adds three to board of trustees
    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....
  • Three new names on MOCA board

    Three new names on MOCA board
    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. Also...