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Plans for a new LACMA seem to be aligning, but first some questions

Barely two weeks ago, the ambitious plan to build a new, 400,000-square-foot, energy-friendly building for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art at a heady cost of more than $600 million seemed a long shot.

Levitated Mass Documentary Opens in NYC

Now New Yorkers can get the story behind the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s rock star, Levitated Mass (2012), a 456-foot-long slot over which is placed a 340-ton granite megalith. The process of installing the Michael Heizer artwork,...Show More Summary

What Water Bars Mean for Water Wars

Photo via Flickr user Patrick McFall Last year, Ray’s and Stark Bar, a high-end bistro at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, debuted a 42-page menu of gourmet waters. More recently, squinting through the obliterating heat of a long,...Show More Summary

Jerry Perenchio Bequeaths $500 Million Art Collection To L.A. County Museum

Billionaire Jerry Perenchio has bequeathed his $500 million art collection to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The collection contains 47 works of art, including original paintings by Cezanne, Degas, Magritte, Manet, Monet, and Picasso. Show More Summary

Exhibition in Los Angeles presents works by the great masters of Iberoamerican folk art

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

On November 9, the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County presented a contemporary look at folk art when it debuted for U.S. audiences the extraordinary traveling exhibition Grandes Maestros: Great Masters of Iberoamerican Folk Art, Collection of Fomento Cultural Banamex. Show More Summary

A. Jerrold Perenchio announces bequest of his Impressionist and Modern art collection to LACMA

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

At the Los Angeles County Museum of Art today, L.A.-based philanthropist and business leader A. Jerrold Perenchio announced his agreement to bequest the most significant works of his collection to LACMA?s planned new building for its permanent collection. Show More Summary

County leaders praise Jerry Perenchio for $500-million LACMA gift

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

Bel-Air billionaire Jerry Perenchio made a rare appearance at a news conference Thursday morning, when Los Angeles County Museum of Art leaders and county officials praised the 83-year-old retired entertainment mogul for donating his art collection to the museum.

County leaders praise Jerry Perenchio for $500-million LACMA gift

Bel-Air billionaire Jerry Perenchio made a rare appearance at a news conference Thursday morning, when Los Angeles County Museum of Art leaders and county officials praised the 83-year-old retired entertainment mogul for donating his art collection to the museum.

Los Angeles art museum celebrates historic donation

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced its largest-ever single donation Thursday. Photo by Flickr user Bright Vibes The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has announced its largest-ever single donation: 47 pieces of art valued at $500 million. Show More Summary

Los Angeles Art Museum Receives $500 Million in Rare Paintings

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art received the biggest gift in its 49-year history, transforming the institution's collection of nineteenth and twentieth-century European works. Billionaire Jerry Perenchio agreed to donate 47 rare...Show More Summary

Television Tycoon Donates Modernist Trove to LACMA

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

The aging chairman of Univision Communications, Jerry Perenchio, has bequested a significant collection of modern art to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), the Los Angeles Times reported.

L.A. County supervisors embrace LACMA's financing plan for makeover

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The Board of Supervisors has approved a road map for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as it plans a $600-million makeover that would tear down and rebuild most of its Miracle Mile campus, including a pledge — although not yet a binding one — to cover about 21% of the cost with...

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Donor Identified

2 weeks agoArts : ArtsBeat

A. Jerrold Perenchio, the former chairman of Univision, pledged to donate about 50 artworks — including notable Impressionist paintings —

L.A. County supervisors embrace LACMA's financing plan for makeover

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

The Board of Supervisors has approved a road map for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as it plans a $600-million makeover that would tear down and rebuild most of its Miracle Mile campus, including a pledge — although not yet a binding one — to cover about 21% of the cost with...

L.A. County supervisors approve initial funding for new LACMA building

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The Board of Supervisors has approved a road map for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as it plans a $600-million makeover that would tear down and rebuild most of its Miracle Mile campus, including a pledge — although not yet a binding one — to cover about 21% of the cost with...

L.A. County supervisors approve initial funding for new LACMA building

The Board of Supervisors has approved a road map for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art as it plans a $600-million makeover that would tear down and rebuild most of its Miracle Mile campus, including a pledge — although not yet a binding one — to cover about 21% of the cost with...

LACMA's fourth Art+Film Gala honors Barbara Kruger and Quentin Tarantino and raises over $3.85 million

2 weeks agoArts : Artdaily

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art hosted its fourth annual Art+Film Gala on Saturday, November 1, 2014, honoring artist Barbara Kruger and Academy Award?winning director Quentin Tarantino. Co-chaired by LACMA trustee Eva Chow andShow More Summary

2014 LACMA Art+Film Gala Draws Big Names

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art was the place to be on Saturday night (November 1) as the 2014 LACMA Art+Film Gala honored Barbara Kruger and Quentin Tarantino. Kate Hudson showed up at the posh party and caught up with fellow stunners...Show More Summary

Kim Kardashian’s Ill-Fitting Gown Sets Rumor Mill Abuzz That She’s Expecting Second Child With Kanye West

Kim Kardashian made waves with her appearance alongside husband Kanye West at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s annual gala Saturday, as her blue frock seemed to showcase a… READ ON

Barbara Kruger and Quentin Tarantino, plus Boy George, at LACMA gala

3 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art brought out the red carpet, the Champagne and the Gucci-clad footmen on Saturday for its fourth annual Art + Film Gala. Artist Barbara Kruger and filmmaker Quentin Tarantino were the honorees, each receiving a video tribute and standing ovation at the...

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