The LA Times has a piece this week on LACMA’s vision for its permanent collection in its proposed expansion project helmed by Peter Zumthor. The museum will exhibit its permanent collection as a series of ongoing temporary exhibits. “The big risk for LACMA’s plan is how it changes our relationship to art we love — and through it, our relationship to the museum,” says writer Christopher Knight.
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Brooklyn, New York
Acconci Studio, Brooklyn, NY
College of the Holy Cross BA, Worcester, MA
University of Iowa MFA, Iowa City
Crash by Vito Acconci, image via Wikipedia
By the 1980s, Acconci explored more proto-architectural constructions, moving out of the traditional gallery space into more open, dialogical, public space. In 1988 he formed Acconci Studio, an architecture and landscaping firm, with a group of other architects. Acconci Studio, based in Brooklyn, continues to design public buildings.
City of Words, Lithograph by Vito Acconci, image via Wikipedia
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