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LACMA Sells Director Michael Govan’s Residence in Mid-Wilshire

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Alex Prager Opens Large-Scale Install at LACMA

Monday, November 23rd, 2020

Tom Gores Resigns from LACMA Board

Monday, October 12th, 2020

LACMA Unveils Gallery Plans for New Building

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

LA Times Readers Chime in On LACMA Expansion

Monday, March 2nd, 2020

Ahmanson Foundation Will No Longer Donate to LACMA

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

LA Times Investigates Specter of Debt in LACMA Expansion Plans

Friday, February 21st, 2020

LACMA Receives $50 Million Gift Towards New Campus

Friday, January 31st, 2020

Yuz Museum and LACMA Remain Committed to Collaboration

Thursday, December 5th, 2019

LACMA Fundraising for New Building Expansion has Stalled, LA Times Reports

Thursday, November 14th, 2019

LACMA, Yuz Museum and Qatar Museums To Team Up on Exhibition Projects

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

New LACMA Design Placed on View at LACMA

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Protests Over LACMA Expansion Look to Next Steps

Thursday, June 27th, 2019

LACMA Design Challenged in LA Times

Tuesday, May 14th, 2019

LACMA Caps Collectors Weekend with Eight New Works, $2.4 Million

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2019

LACMA Wins Unanimous Approval for Building Project

Tuesday, April 9th, 2019

Michael Govan Defends LACMA Plans in LA Times

Monday, April 8th, 2019

LACMA Combines Departments for European and American Art

Monday, March 18th, 2019

LACMA Acquires 12-Foot Long Zeng Fanzhi Work

Wednesday, March 6th, 2019

Rita Gonzalez Appointed Head of LACMA’s Contemporary Art Department

Friday, March 1st, 2019

LA Times Profiles Fundraising Efforts at LACMA

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

LACMA Partners with Arizona State to Create Curator Program Encouraging Diversity and New Voices

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

LACMA’s Collectors Committee Weekend Sees Focus on Women Artists

Monday, April 23rd, 2018

Collector Budi Tek Gives Collection to Foundation Run in Partnershipwith LACMA

Thursday, March 29th, 2018
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Michelangelo Sketch Sells for $24 Million in Paris

May 19th, 2022

A recently unearthed Michelangelo sketch, considered to be the artist’s first nude, has sold  at Christie’s Paris for a record 23 million euros ($24 million). “Michelangelo has decided to make the figure into something that corresponded more to his aesthetic by making him much more robust and monumental, while at the same time keeping the fragility of the figure, who is exposed and shivering” as he awaits baptism,” says Christie’s Old Masters expert Stijn Alsteens.
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Basquiat Work Sells for $85 Million at Phillips $224.9 Million Night

May 19th, 2022

The Jean-Michel Basquiat work from the collection of Japanese billionaire Yusaku Maezawa had a strong return to auction last night at Phillips, where it achieved $85 Million, part of a total sale of  $224.9 million, the highest in the company’s history. 
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Independent Art Fair to Launch New Fair Around 20th Century Work

May 17th, 2022

The Independent Art Fair will launch a new fair in September this year that will focus on 20th Century Works. “Over the years, there has been a shift, with next-generation dealers showing a more diverse group of artists and territories, geographically, socially, politically,” says Independent director Elizabeth Dee. “They are looking forward and looking back, saying, ‘We need to have a canon that looks like our program.’”
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