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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

Jimmy Iovine Donates Massive Mark Bradford Work to LACMA

Friday, February 16th, 2018

Leonardo DiCaprio Funds Replacement of Lights in Chris Burden’s LACMA Sculpture

Monday, February 12th, 2018

LACMA Looks to Expand in South LA

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Los Angeles – Richard Prince: “Untitled (Cowboy)” AT LACMA Through March 25th, 2018

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

LACMA Changes Admission Structure, Eliminating Special Tickets

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

LACMA Gets $150 Million Pledge for Renovation from David Geffen

Wednesday, October 4th, 2017

LACMA Adds New Board Members

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

LACMA Launches Kickstarter to Bring Egg-Shaped Museum to LA from Guatemala City

Friday, June 9th, 2017

Vision for LACMA Expansion Explored in LA Times Piece

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Peter Zumthor Unveils New Plans for LACMA Expansion

Monday, April 10th, 2017

LACMA Acquires Random International’s ‘Rain Room’

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Michael Govan’s LACMA Renovation Efforts Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Details and Renderings Emerge of LACMA Expansion

Wednesday, November 16th, 2016
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Art News Charts Acquisitions and Sales Speculations Among Mega-Galleries

May 22nd, 2019

A piece in Art News notes the increased pace of acquisition of artists and artists’ estates by Hauser & Wirth of late, and looks at the sizes and purported earnings of each of the mega-galleries. “Gagosian was reputed to gross the most: roughly $1 billion a year,” says writer Michael Shnayerson. “The others were said to be closer to $250 million each, but claimed to do better.”
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Brooklyn Academy of Music Workers Move to Unionize

May 22nd, 2019

Administrative workers and cinema staff at Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) in New York are trying to unionize, Artforum reports. “We are here because we believe in BAM’s mission,” the new union’s Twitter account posted last month. “Through unionization, we raise our morale, pride, and job satisfaction. Our union will make BAM stronger, more democratic, and more sustainable. BAM is a cultural institution that stands for freedom of expression, innovation, and open dialogue. However, as administrative staff, we need a truly powerful voice of our own in our workplace.”
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Knight Foundation Gives $1.7 Million to PBS

May 22nd, 2019

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has given a $1.7 million gift to PBS, Art News reports. “This initiative raises the visibility of artists working across the U.S., north to south and east to west, in cities large and small,”says Victoria Rogers, the Knight Foundation’s vice president for arts. “Through its iconic national programming and expanded digital presence, PBS NewsHour’s Canvas elevates art as national news, bringing arts directly to millions of people on their screens big and small.”
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