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

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Michael Govan Defends LACMA Plans in LA Times

Monday, April 8th, 2019

Michael Govan Joins Smithsonian Board

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Michael Govan’s LACMA Renovation Efforts Profiled in NYT

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

LACMA’s Michael Govan Awarded 2015 ICI Leo Award

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

AO On Site – Los Angeles: Michael Heizer ‘Levitated Mass’ Travels to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art for Permanent Installation, March 10, 2012

Thursday, March 15th, 2012

LACMA Unveils Gallery Plans for New Building

Tuesday, September 22nd, 2020

Ahmanson Foundation Will No Longer Donate to LACMA

Wednesday, February 26th, 2020

LACMA Receives $50 Million Gift Towards New Campus

Friday, January 31st, 2020

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

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

LACMA Combines Departments for European and American Art

Monday, March 18th, 2019

LACMA Acquires 12-Foot Long Zeng Fanzhi Work

Wednesday, March 6th, 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

Hong Kong – Art Basel Hong Kong at the Hong Kong Convention Center, March 29th – 31st, 2018

Thursday, March 29th, 2018

LACMA Looks to Expand in South LA

Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

LACMA Changes Admission Structure, Eliminating Special Tickets

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

LACMA Adds New Board Members

Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

LACMA Acquires Random International’s ‘Rain Room’

Sunday, January 29th, 2017

Businessman Eric Smidt Gives $25 Million Gift to LACMA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

LACMA Attendance Grows to 1.4 Million Visitors Yearly

Saturday, July 16th, 2016
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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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