Maurice Tuchman, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s first modern art curator, went down to Torrance, California one day in July of 1969. Associate curator Jane Livingston and assistant curator Gail Scott came with him, and all three underwent “alpha conditioning.” Artists James Turrell and Robert Irwin had designed alpha conditioning and a series [...]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents a new outreach initiative that brings an array of interactive art and film programming to nine communities in Southern California, including Redlands, San Bernardino, Altadena, Monterey Park, Hacienda Heights, Montebello, Compton, Inglewood, and Torrance. Show More Summary
With the Los Angeles County Museum of Art 's expansive "Stanley Kubrick" exhibition set to close on June 30, the museum's film department is revisiting several key movies in the maverick filmmaker's oeuvre.
The Times' Money & Co. blog has reported that top executives at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be moving offices to the Variety building, which is across the street from the museum campus at 5900 Wilshire Blvd.
The top brass of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will have a lofty view of the much-touted $650-million makeover of the museum’s Wilshire Boulevard campus after they move across the street to a new perch in a high-rise office tower.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Hans Richter: Encounters, the first museum exhibition to examine the evolution of German artist Hans Richter?s practice based on his interaction with other artists, writers, filmmakers, and composers. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Henri Matisse: La Gerbe, an exhibition highlighting Henri Matisse?s final commissioned artwork, which Frances L. Brody promised to LACMA in honor of the museum?s twenty-fifth anniversary and bequeathed in 2010. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art could receive a makeover to the tune of $650 million, which would involve demolishing the core of the museum's campus. [ more › ]
Director Michael Govan turns to Swiss architect Peter Zumthor for a dramatic new building that would involve demolishing the main museum campus. At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, an acclaimed Swiss architect is hoping to pull off what an acclaimed Dutch one could not.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announces the acquisition of nine artworks through the museum?s 28th annual Collectors Committee fundraiser. A diverse range of objects have been added to the museum?s permanent collection, including one of the oldest surviving wood sculptures from Africa, carbon dated to the 15th century. Show More Summary
See also: 5 Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week Born in Mexico City, Ilona Katzew came to L.A. 13 years ago to assume a role at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as an associate curator of...
A theater at the Academy of Motion Pictures Museum next to the L.A. County Museum of Art will bear Geffen’s name. Movie and music mogul Geffen has been a generous philanthropist.
Last night London and I spent the night in the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (LACM), as part of the Camp Dino overnight adventure. So we got lots of time to roam the exhibit halls when they were–very atypically–almost empty. Above are the museum’s mounted Triceratops–or one of them, anyway–and mounted cast of [...]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Stephen Prina: As He Remembered It as part of the Getty?s Pacific Standard Time Presents: Modern Architecture in L.A. initiative. As He Remembered It charts the influence between California modernist architecture and contemporary art. Show More Summary
“I realize I am in a very precarious position here. Just don’t use the eraser or scratch your head with your pencil, and we’ll both get through this, OK?” Lila H. is a manager at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and she sent this little guy in. Filed under: Uncategorized Tagged: Praying [...]
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents a new display of its world-class collection of Latin American art. In the last decade the museum has assembled one of the most extensive holdings of Latin American art in the United States, unique in its range from ancient, Spanish colonial, modern and contemporary art. Show More Summary
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Though news stories have been swirling over the past week with the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art’s latest plans to survive — a possible dalliance with the National Gallery of Art here, a tryst with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art there — all the rumors have come to naught. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art continues its innovative digital efforts with the launch of a new collections website that dramatically increases accessibility to the museum?s holdings. The new site (collections.lacma.org) allows...Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has significantly added to its twentieth-century fashion collection with the acquisition of 158 examples of fashion by couture designers dating from 1880 to 2008, made possible by dedicated museum supporter Ellen A. Show More Summary