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LACMA Follows Actors in Pierre Huyghe Piece After Exhibition Closes

Thursday, October 8th, 2015

LACMA’s Michael Govan Awarded 2015 ICI Leo Award

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

Steve McQueen and Kanye West Video Running at LACMA

Monday, July 20th, 2015

James Turrell Honored at LACMA’s Art+Film Gala

Monday, July 20th, 2015

Chris Burden’s Last Sculpture Goes on View at LACMA

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

LACMA Announces $200 Million in Donations for 50th Anniversary Exhibition

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

LACMA Curator Stephanie Barron Profiled in LA Times

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

LACMA Calls for Defense of Nevada Desert Site of Michael Heizer’s “City”

Friday, March 20th, 2015

Los Angeles – Pierre Huyghe at LACMA Through February 21st, 2015

Friday, February 6th, 2015

Hollywood Mogul Donates $500 Million in Works to LACMA

Friday, November 7th, 2014

LACMA to Honor Barbara Kruger

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

LACMA Reportedly in Talks for Skyscraper Expansion

Saturday, July 12th, 2014

LACMA Changes Campus Design to Protect La Brea Tar Pits

Thursday, June 26th, 2014

Los Angeles – “Calder and Abstraction: From Avant-Garde to Iconic” at LACMA Through July 27th 2014

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

Former Nazi-Looted Artwork Installed at LACMA

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Los Angeles – James Turrell at LACMA through April 6th, 2014

Sunday, August 11th, 2013

Los Angeles – Donald Judd at LACMA through August 4th, 2013

Sunday, May 19th, 2013

LACMA Planning $650 Million Expansion

Friday, May 3rd, 2013

Takashi Murakami’s Directorial Debut Set to Premiere at LACMA

Saturday, April 6th, 2013

Catherine Opie on LACMA/MOCA Merger

Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

LACMA Makes Formal Bid to Acquire MOCA

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Go See- Los Angeles: Vija Celmin’s ‘Television and Disaster’ at LACMA through June 5th, 2011

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

Go See: Los Angeles: John Baldessari at LACMA, through September 12, 2010

Friday, August 27th, 2010

Go See – Los Angeles: ‘Joseph Beuys: The Multiples’ at LACMA through June 2010

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009
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New Yorker Profiles MoMA’s Recent Acquisition of Chris Ofili’s “Holy Virgin Mary”

May 23rd, 2018

Chris Ofili, Holy Virgin Mary, via BloombergThe New Yorker has a piece on the infamous battle between Rudy Giuliani and Chris Ofili over the artist’s The Holy Virgin Mary, which the then-mayor sought to have removed from a show at the New Museum, and which has now been acquired by MoMA. “When we acquired the work and put it in front of our committee, it looked like it had descended from Heaven,” MoMA curator Laura Hoptman says.
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Germany Looks to Increase Arts Funding by $353 million

May 23rd, 2018

Grutters, via ArtforumGerman minister of culture Monika Grütters has announced plans to increase the nation’s arts funding by approximately $353 million. Grütters feels the budget sends “a strong signal that culture is the foundation for our open and democratic society.” 
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LA Times Profiles Strong Growth for Nigerian Art Market

May 23rd, 2018

Art X Lagos, via LA TimesA piece in the LA Times this week notes the surging popularity of Nigerian art on the international market, and the institutions springing up to cater to a thriving market. “There’s a generation of young, vibrant artists of Nigerian or African origin who have felt that the gallery infrastructure in West Africa is not sufficiently developed for them to connect with the international art market from their home base,” says Tokini Peterside, founder of the Art X Lagos art fair. “For generations, when it comes to exporting its cultural capital and so many other things, Africa has had to go overseas.”
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