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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

Businessman Eric Smidt Gives $25 Million Gift to LACMA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Los Angeles – Agnes Martin at LACMA Through September 11th, 2016

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

LACMA Attendance Grows to 1.4 Million Visitors Yearly

Saturday, July 16th, 2016

LACMA Acquires Selection of Works from Gemini G.E.L.

Tuesday, July 12th, 2016

LACMA Receives Major $75 Million Donation for Expansion Plans

Thursday, April 28th, 2016

LACMA Acquires Masterpiece John Lautner Home in Beverly Hills

Friday, February 19th, 2016

Los Angeles – Diana Thater: “The Sympathetic Imagination” at LACMA Through February 21st, 2016

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

LACMA Documents Transport and Install of Stella Work to Whitney Retrospective

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

LACMA Follows Actors in Pierre Huyghe Piece After Exhibition Closes

Thursday, October 8th, 2015
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Sotheby’s to Reset Modigliani Auction Record with Massive $150 Million Estimate this May

April 24th, 2018

Modigliani, via Art NewsSotheby’s will set a new world auction record with Amedeo Modigliani’s Nu couché (sur le côté gauche) at this month’s Impressionist and Modern Sale in New York, with an estimate of more than $150 million. The figure is the highest estimate ever placed on a work of art, and has already been confirmed as a record breaker. “This painting reimagines the nude for the modern era,” says Simon Shaw, the co-head worldwide of Sotheby’s Impressionist and modern art department.
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NYT Spotlights Museums’ Efforts to Highlight Latinx Artists

April 24th, 2018

Clarissa Tossin, via NYTA piece in the New York Times this week notes the increased focus by museums towards Latinx artists.  “We’re at a really important point in history where plural curatorial voices can show not just a survey,” says Marcela Guerrero, who was recently hired as the Whitney’s first curator specializing in Latinx artists. “We can now go deeper and start unpacking what Latino art really is.”
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Anicka Yi Interviewed in Frieze

April 24th, 2018

Anicka Yi, via FriezeAnicka Yi is interviewed in Frieze this week, discussing her practice and what she sees as the next steps for women in the arts. “In general, I learned fairly early on that cisgender, straight-identifying females tend to not help other women,” she says of her early experience in the arts. “It’s not even a conscious malicious act, in most instances. It’s a deep conditioning that somehow distancing yourself from the perceived ‘weaker pack’, with all its attendant baggage, might advance your uniqueness as an individual, making you less prone to be judged as a ‘vulnerable woman’.”
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