| Apr 7, 2014
| 8:30 PM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has tapped museum veteran Kerry Brougher as director of its new Academy Museum, sources told Variety.
Brougher, the current interim director and chief curator of the Smithsonian's Hirshhorn Museum, will...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 8:51 AM
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has plucked an established figure from the art museum world who has extensive knowledge of cinema to lead its highly anticipated $300-million movie museum.
Kerry Brougher, a veteran art curator who...
| Apr 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art will open a new photography center in 2016 that leaders are saying will be the largest exhibition space for photography in any art museum in the United States.
The John and Lisa Pritzker Center for Photography will...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 5:15 AM
Capping 12 months that moved from a potential loss of independence to a chance at a fresh start under new museum director Philippe Vergne, L.A.'s Museum of Contemporary Art announced the return Tuesday of trustees John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
| Mar 18, 2014
| 9:33 AM
The Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles announced Tuesday that three of the four artists who resigned from the museum's board in July 2012 over concerns about the direction of the institution will rejoin it.
John Baldessari, Barbara Kruger and...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 2:30 AM
"DO YOU want to have a loveless marriage?"
"Yes, because if a girl's worrying all the time about the money she doesn't have, how can she ever settle down and fall in love?"
"Has it ever occurred to you that some people just don't...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Rock guitar hero Jeff Beck remembers falling in love for the first time.
"I'd only ever seen Spanish-style or jazz guitars, and then I saw a Stratocaster," said Beck, 69, of his schoolboy crush. "I was fascinated by the shape, the double cutaways; it...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 1:00 PM
Kraftwerk's "Trans Europe Express" is the most important pop album of the last 40 years, though it may not be obvious.
The first high-art electronic pop record, "Trans Europe Express" set the tone for the coming revolution, became one of the central...
| Mar 26, 2014
| 8:30 AM
ROME - Italo auteur Marco Bellocchio has been appointed president of Italy's Cineteca di Bologna, the prominent film archives known globally as a prime film preservation entity and also for its annual Il Cinema Ritrovato fest dedicated to revival and...
| Mar 29, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Fredda Weiss used to tell people visiting her Mandeville Canyon cottage for the first time to watch for the house "that looks like the seven dwarfs live there."
Weiss' 1950s home was warm and inviting — but also a little dark and dated. So after...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 2:25 PM
Diana Ross, in a ruffled crimson dress layered with sparkles, strutted across the stage Saturday night at the Museum of Contemporary Art's gala, belting out the lyrics to a classic tune that had particular resonance:
“Did you think I’d...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 9:15 AM
A sliver of a yard can be a powerful thing. Materials & Applications has proved this time and again by collaborating with architects to put up fantastical creations on a 25-by-40-foot gravel yard fronting Silver Lake Boulevard.