Broad tells Los Angeles Magazine the city needs "better political leadership and better citizen and corporate leadership than it’s had." He also confirms he is still trying to buy the LA Times.
Super-rich home-builder/philanthropist Eli Broad is all about Grand Avenue, and not just because that's where his new museum will be. "Cities aren't remembered for their accountants or businesspeople. They are remembered for their arts and their architecture. I can think...
Corporate Welfare Queen, Eva Moskowitz With the Oligarchs now marching out Eli Broad's rabid poodle, Steve Barr, to attack Bill de Blasio for his position on charter schools, the Mayor has his hands full. Thankfully, he is not flinching, even with the lead corporate welfare queen and snapping hyena, Eva Moskowitz, in full attack mode. Show More Summary
Critic's Notebook: The Broad museum's opening date is delayed to 2015, but more interesting is who will run its planned plaza and how. The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of postwar and contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday.
The leaders of Eli Broad's planned Grand Avenue museum of contemporary art, to be called simply the Broad, will make news in three separate ways on Monday.
Sent to the Los Angeles Times, Dec. 27, 2013.In "Its no sin to be rich," (Dec. 27), Richard Riordan and Eli Broad state that jobs that don't require higher education "have left the country" and the "good jobs" that will stay require technological know-how. Show More Summary
The picture above is of Arne Duncan and Eli Broad having a swell time at Barack Obama's inauguration party in 2008. The picture below is Arne and Eli in 2013, this time accompanied by the poster boy for CorpEd's model of segregated urban reform schools, Terry Grier. Show More Summary
A few weeks ago, billionaire art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad announced that his upcoming museum in Los Angeles, The Broad, will offer free admission. Earlier this year, the Dallas Museum of Art switched over to free entry, as well as offering a new free membership plan. And now, continuing the trend, the Hammer Museum, also in LA, is going free in 2014.
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Fernand Léger goes on display at the Met, Andy Warhol Museum may be soon on the LES, Eli Broad offers free admission but no MOCA money, guilty plea in art forging case, America's most famous stamp goes on permanent display, 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.
Philanthropist Eli Broad seems to have his hands or his money in nearly every art museum in Los Angeles. Now his very own museum, The Broad, is nearing completion in downtown Los Angeles, right next door to Disney Concert Hall (which he also helped build, of course). Show More Summary
The Broad, philanthropist Eli Broad's vanity museum on Grand Avenue, is pretty much the only architecturally interesting public building on its way up in Los Angeles right now, so enjoy this construction...
Thursday night at Central Library's auditorium, Ken Brecher spoke lyrically about the time "when Grand Avenue came to life" and "contemporary artists were celebrated for what they told us" about...
Eli Broad has no plans to renew his five-year, $15-million pledge to MOCA, and says his new museum set to open in late 2014 will be a boon to its neighbor. 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.
"I urge my fellow voters to withhold donations and deny votes to politicians who refuse to take a stand against gun violence, " Eli Broad writes. The post Following Navy Yard Shooting, Top Donor Threatens To Withhold Donations From Democrats Who Opposed Background Checks appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Here’s Eli and Edythe Broad’s advice to budding, young art collectors: take your time, do the research, don’t rush to buy.
It's a common error, regularly made in a variety of publications (including this one): Billionaire Los Angeles art collector and philanthropist Eli Broad is said to be the biggest donor to the city's Museum of Contemporary Art.
Wal-Mart heiress Alice Walton is now one of the world's 10 highest-rolling art collectors, joining perennials such as Los Angeles philanthropist Eli Broad and his wife, Edythe, in the top echelon of the annual rankings compiled by ARTnews magazine.