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Christine Corday's first solo presentation in a U.S. museum on view at LACMA

last weekArts : Artdaily

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

For the record

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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...

Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

2 weeks agoArts : Culture Monster

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...

Warm spots in Pierre Huyghe's often chilly Conceptualism at LACMA

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Dodgers Now

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...

Live Read: The Empire Strikes Back

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Link out: Click here Date: December 18 at 7:30pm Description: Jason Reitman directs a live-reading of the script of THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK, cast to be announced. Tickets go on sale to LACMA members on December 2 at noon. Tickets are $35 for LACMA [...]

LACMA: Vertigo

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Link out: Click here Date: December 20 at 8pm Description: LACMA screens the 1958 classic from Alfred Hitchock, starring James Stewart as an investigator in love with a dead woman. Well, she’s not dead but she claims to have died and been reincarnated.

Restaurant boasts 44-page menu from America’s first ‘Water Sommelier’

4 weeks agoNews : The Raw Story

Do you fancy yourself a water connoiseur? America’s first self-proclaimed “water sommelier,” Martin Riese, has a 44-page water menu at Ray’s & Stark Bar at the Los Angeles County of Museum of Art, where he is general manager. Restaurant patrons are even able to partake in a water tasting—like...

Free Screeing: The Lego Movie, with director Q&A

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Link out: Click here Date: December 11 at 7:30pm Description: LACMA presents a free screening of the best summer blockbuster of the year (well, it came out before summer, but still). Directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will be on hand for a discussion [...]

King Kong at LACMA

Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art, 5905 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90036 Link out: Click here Date: December 2 at 1pm Description: LACMA screens the 1933 original black-and-white version of KING KONG – the primordial ape who comes to a tragic end after falling in love with a beautiful blonde (Fay Wray). Robert Armstrong and Bruce [...]

Pierre Huyghe's first retrospective in the United States opens at LACMA

last monthArts : Artdaily

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Pierre Huyghe, the artist?s first retrospective in the United States, bringing together approximately 60 works from the past 25 years. Huyghe?s diverse practice includes live situations, exhibitions, films, objects, and drawings. Show More Summary

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 months 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 months 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 months 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

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