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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

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

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

Chris Burden’s Last Sculpture Goes on View at LACMA

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Chris Burden, Landmark Performance Artist and Sculptor, Passes Away at 69

Monday, May 11th, 2015

Hollywood Mogul Donates $500 Million in Works to LACMA

Friday, November 7th, 2014

Museums Embrace “Visible Storage”

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

James Turrell Prepares to Open His Three Museum Retrospective

Monday, June 17th, 2013

LACMA Planning $650 Million Expansion

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Catherine Opie on LACMA/MOCA Merger

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

LACMA Makes Formal Bid to Acquire MOCA

Friday, March 8th, 2013

AO Breaking News: Jeffrey Deitch Named New Director of Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles

Monday, January 11th, 2010

Go See: Franz West’s “To Build a House You Start with the Roof: Work, 1972 – 2008” at the LACMA, Los Angeles, through 7 June, 2009

Sunday, May 3rd, 2009
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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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