| Mar 25, 2010
| 6:40 PM
| Jul 2, 2008
I'm no fan of public art museums exhibiting private collections. The negatives so far outweigh the positives that such shows hurt, rather than help, a museum's mission.
The latest example is "Los Angelenos/Chicano Painters of L.A.: Selections From the...
| Dec 29, 2008
| 3:15 PM
| Jul 9, 2008
The Los Angeles County Museum of Art has acquired a collection of Oceanic art considered to be one of the most significant private collections of its kind assembled in the 20th century.
The acquisition, announced Tuesday by the museum, comprises 46...
| Mar 25, 2007
| 7:46 PM
With less than a week to go before Tribune Co. is scheduled to conclude its six-month strategic review, Los Angeles billionaires Ron Burkle and Eli Broad may be back for more.
The two, who paired up for an earlier bid to restructure the media company,...
| 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...
| Apr 23, 2008
NEW YORK -- One of the signatures of a James Kalm review is the heavy breathing.
The all-weather video art critic invariably arrives at the gallery or museum on his stripped-down mountain bike, so for the first few moments of his commentary, he's...
| Nov 3, 2008
In what could be the region's most ambitious, broadest-based artistic endeavor since the 1984 Olympic Arts Festival, Los Angeles Opera will join forces with more than 50 Southern California arts and educational institutions to stage a 10-week festival...