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Businessman Eric Smidt Gives $25 Million Gift to LACMA

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Los Angeles – Agnes Martin at LACMA Through September 11th, 2016

Tuesday, August 23rd, 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

Los Angeles – Diana Thater: “The Sympathetic Imagination” at LACMA Through February 21st, 2016

Thursday, February 18th, 2016

LACMA Documents Transport and Install of Stella Work to Whitney Retrospective

Saturday, January 9th, 2016

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

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
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Hirshhorn Garden Redesign Profiled in NYT

May 20th, 2019

The NYT looks at the redesign of the Hirshhorn Museum Gardens and the plans in place for Hiroshi Sugimoto to rework the design. “This is what we’re seeing again and again,” says . Charles Birnbaum, the founder and president of the Cultural Landscape Foundation. “It’s really about having more open spaces to accommodate more people and more programs.”
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NYT Profiles Robert Mnuchin

May 20th, 2019

The NYT has a piece on Robert Mnuchin this week, following the dealer’s winning bid on a $91 million Jeff Koons that made the work the most expensive price for a living artist. “It was an intense business,” he says of his past career at Goldman Sachs. “It was very competitive and I was successful at building relationships with serious institutional people, that I could work for them and myself at the same time. That I could serve as their agent and be their principal. And I think I’ve carried that over somewhat into this.”
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MOCA to Move Towards Free Admission

May 20th, 2019

Following a $10 million donation by MOCA board president, Carolyn Clark Powers, the LA Museum is planning to eliminate general ticket fees. “I think many of us are at a point where we understand that museums should not be ivory towers,” Klaus Biesenbach says. “MOCA should feel like a public library where you can go and have access to culture.” 
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