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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

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

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
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Jonas Wood Profiled in NYT

March 25th, 2019

Jonas Wood gives the New York Times a tour of his East Hollywood Studio, showing off a series of works from his own practice and his personal collection. “I’ve been all-in on painting since I was younger, and I realized that it was because of a lot of fear that it would all go away,” he says. “That’s not how I want to paint in the future. The pressure and psychology of that setup isn’t totally right. I would like to build bodies of work outside the calendar schedule of art fairs and shows for a little while. I love painting, and I think I can paint without having a giant carrot in front of me. I don’t think that I’m the best at painting, and I want to get better at it.”
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Serpentine Under Fire Over Pavilion Architect’s Controversial Use of Interns

March 25th, 2019

The Serpentine Gallery is facing criticism over reports that the architect for this year’s pavilion, Junya Ishigami + Associates, uses unpaid interns working 12-hour shifts. “I considered [the internship] for a second, but then later I just realized how ridiculous the terms are,” one student said of the internship. “I can’t afford to do that, considering that Tokyo is not at all a cheap place to live.”
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The Guardian Explores the Challenges and Risks of Shipping and Transporting Masterpieces

March 25th, 2019

The Guardian has a piece this week on the logistics and challenges of shipping masterpiece artworks.  “At the end of the day, you have to make your peace with that,” one conservator says of the stressful and threatening conditions that works being shipped occasionally face. “You have to think what art is for.”
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