| Aug 24, 2010
In a move that adds another contemporary art museum to the city's busy art scene, Eli Broad announced formally Monday that he would build his Broad Collection museum downtown and chose a blue-chip New York architecture firm to design it.
By choosing to...
| Dec 11, 2010
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The Stedelijk Museum has a long-standing reputation in the art world for innovation. That spirit was underscored with the 2009 choice of an American as its new director: Ann Goldstein, who was then a senior curator at L.A.âs Museum of......
| Sep 8, 2011
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Kristen Chenoweth goes country in her new album. Known for her Broadway performances, Kristen Chenoweth tries something news....
| Apr 29, 2010
It's a familiar recipe for urban revitalization in downtown Los Angeles.
Start with a nondescript parking lot in a strategically important location. Propose replacing it with a new building by an acclaimed architect. Repeat as often as politically or...
| Nov 19, 2008
Los Angeles' prestigious but chronically underfunded Museum of Contemporary Art has fallen into crisis. Museum Director Jeremy Strick said MOCA is seeking large cash infusions from donors, and this week he did not rule out the possibility of merging...
| Nov 21, 2008
With the news this week that the Museum of Contemporary Art on Grand Avenue is in dire financial straits and might have to merge with another institution, or even close, in the not too distant future, the time has again come for this city to step up.
| Oct 26, 2008
A selective timeline of modern and contemporary art in the L.A. area
1927 Walter and Louise Arensberg, major patrons of Marcel Duchamp, move from New York to Los Angeles and install their trove of modern art and ethnic artifacts in a Hollywood house that...