In a deal that will be the longest corporate sponsorship in its history, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to announce Thursday a partnership with Korean automaker Hyundai, a ten-year agreement that will put a spotlight on Korean art through exhibitions and provide support for...
The National Endowment for the Humanities will funnel $1.4 million to California museums, university-based scholars and libraries in grants announced this week, including $40,000 for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for a touring exhibition on the art of Sri Lanka.
It still crosses Wilshire Boulevard. But in other ways, architect Peter Zumthor's plan for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has undergone a significant makeover.
The climactic event of Sunday’s daylong Nowruz celebration of the Persian New Year at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art will be a headlining performance by Iranian rock band Kiosk, which has staked out a career with music that examines and often criticizes the political and...
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired its first work by the great Italian Baroque artist Gian Lorenzo Bernini – the bust of an unidentified man that’s being donated by the Ahmanson Foundation.
Episode Description: John F. Simon is a visual artist and software programmer whose work can be found in prominent museum collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art didn't begin to collect colonial Latin American art in a serious way until 2006. For years, in fact, the only significant Latin American colonial object in the museum's collection was a 16th century Mexican chalice that had been donated by William...
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Bari Kumar: Remembering the Future, on view at LACMA?s satellite gallery in Charles White Elementary School in MacArthur Park through June 13. The exhibition explores the work of Los Angeles?based...Show More Summary
LOS ANGELES — Larry Sultan: Here and Home at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is the first large-scale retrospective of the American photographer, who died in 2009.
In the beginning of February, Obvious Plant posted photos of a picture frame in the mirror of a men’s bathroom at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. The frame is accompanied by an official-looking card which reads: Reflection of Hideous Man Los Angeles, circa 2015 An ugly, disfigured man gazes into to abyss. Obvious […]
Art world elitism permeates Pierre Huyghe’s retrospective exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA).
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced eight promised gifts of art from Jane and Marc Nathanson. The Nathansons? gift of eight works of contemporary art includes seminal pieces by Damien Hirst, Roy Lichtenstein, Frank Stella, Andy Warhol, and others. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced major gifts of art from two of its trustees — the first wave of donations timed to the museum's 50th anniversary in April.
One of the most active and influential Chinese artists living today, Xu Bing received his training in the Printmaking Department at the Central Academy of Fine Arts (CAFA) in Beijing. His woodblock prints appeared in important journals in the late 1970s and early 1980s immediately after the Cultural Revolution. Show More Summary
John Bowsher: A news obituary in the Dec. 30 California section of John Bowsher, vice president of museum infrastructure at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, incorrectly spelled his mother's last name in the list of surviving family members. Her name is Martha Hafner, not Hasner.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art announced Tuesday its intention to loan more than 130 pieces of its Islamic art collection to a museum under construction in Saudi Arabia.
John Bowsher, vice president of museum infrastructure at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and a local art world figure who helped open the Museum of Contemporary Art in the early 1980s, died Monday morning at his home in Hancock Park. He was 62.
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is presenting Christine Corday: Protoist Series, Selected Forms, the first solo presentation by the artist in a U.S. museum. The term ?protoist,? coined by Corday, describes forms in and out of aShow More Summary
LACMA review: In the Dec. 9 Calendar section, a review of the Pierre Huyghe retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art said that, according to LACMA, the ASPCA had approved the participation of a live dog in the exhibition. LACMA has since said that the SPCA Los Angeles, not the...
The traveling 20-year retrospective of French Conceptual artist Pierre Huyghe turns the Los Angeles County Museum of Art into a mammoth vivarium — a carefully orchestrated, walk-in terrarium-cum-aquarium. The exhibition creates a self-contained ecosystem of plants, sculptures, video...