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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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Paintings By Queen Victoria Head to Auction in London

January 20th, 2023

A rare pair of floral paintings by Queen Victoria will go to auction next week, expecting prices of £8,000 and £10,000, Art News reports. 
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Michael Rakowitz Proposes Gift of Fourth Plinth Statue to British Museum in Exchange for Return of Assyrian Arifacts to Iraq

January 20th, 2023

Iraqi-American artist Michael Rakowitz is proposing that the British Museum return one of its ancient Assyrian treasures to Iraq in exchange for the donation of his fourth plinth sculpture to the UK. “As I pondered my gift to the nation of Great Britain, I began to fantasise that it could be attached to a second gift: the return of one of the British Museum’s lamassu to the country of Iraq, to replace what was destroyed by Daesh [or Islamic State],” he writes in an open letter.
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Art News Traces Continued Challenges of Repatriation at The Met

January 20th, 2023

Art News has a piece this week discussing ongoing issues with repatriation at The Met, reviewing some disputed works still on view. “Once you know that someone is acquiring artifacts without looking too closely as a source, the first thing you should do is look deeper,” says Erin Thompson, an associate professor of art crime at John Jay College of Criminal Justice.
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