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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 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

Newslinks for Monday August 17, 2009

Monday, August 17th, 2009
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Yayoi Kusama Opening Her Own Museum in Tokyo

August 16th, 2017

Yayoi Kusama Infinity Room, via Art NewsArtist Yayoi Kusama is opening her own museum in Tokyo, the New York Times reports.  The five-story structure has been under construction for some time, but its purpose was just recently confirmed by David Zwirner Gallery. The museum will be directed by Tensei Tatebata, and will feature exhibitions centered around Kusama’s work.
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MoMA Extends Friday and Saturday Hours Until 9PM

August 16th, 2017

Louise Lawler. Pollyanna (adjusted to fit), distorted for the times. 2007/2008/2012. As adjusted for the MoMA exhibition WHY PICTURES NOW, 2017. Dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Metro Pictures. © 2017 Louise LawlerThe Museum of Modern Art will stay open until 9PM on Fridays and Saturdays for the rest of the year, effectively extending its hours of free Friday admission as well. The museum’s late hours will offer extended opportunities for visitors to browse the collection through December 30th.
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Alberto Giacometti Drawings Discovered in Holdings of Late Antiques Dealer

August 16th, 2017

Giacometti Drawings, via The GuardianA set of drawings found in a London antique shop are believed to be lost works by Alberto Giacometti, The Guardian reports. The works were found while archiving the holdings of antiques dealer Eila Grahame, whose estate records showed some indication that the works might exist, but gave little detail of their contents. “At the time we didn’t know if it was two pieces of paper, two large sketches, whether they were done on the back of a cigarette packet or whether they were done on large canvases,” says Martin Millard, a director at Cheffins auction house, which is in charge of sorting through Grahame’s estate. “We didn’t know what we were looking for.”
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