Tag: LACMA

God’s work: Frank Lloyd Wright, quintessential American modernist

God’s work: Frank Lloyd Wright, quintessential American modernist

| August 3, 2017 | 0 Comments

The first time I became aware of the stunning power of architecture, I was 17 and walked into the terra-cotta cocoon of Grady Gammage Auditorium in Tempe, AZ. The building sparked a life-long interest in architecture, “the great mother art,” as Frank Lloyd Wright called it. Wright used 57 shades of terra-cotta in the auditorium. He […]

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LACMA holds scoping meeting on Zumthor project

LACMA holds scoping meeting on Zumthor project

| September 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

The public review process for a proposed “Building for the Permanent Collection” at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art has begun. About 170 people attended the standing-room only public scoping meeting Aug. 24, hosted by the County of Los Angeles at the Broad Contemporary Art Museum (BCAM). LACMA CEO Michael Govan told the crowd […]

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Jazz at LACMA series is a magical celebration of Los Angeles

Jazz at LACMA series is a magical celebration of Los Angeles

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

People come from all over to hear jazz at LACMA on Friday nights. And not just any jazz, says Mitch Glickman, director of the series, celebrating its 25th year this month. When Glickman took the helm 11 years ago, he made a covenant that only Los Angeles-based musicians would take the stage. “I will vehemently […]

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Surfing to Tom Sawyer Camp among favorites

Surfing to Tom Sawyer Camp among favorites

| March 31, 2016 | 0 Comments

This month’s Larchmont Chronicle features a camp guide (pages 13 to 22) as well as the camps recommended this month by our Mommy Beat columnist, Danielle Avazian-Reyes. Click on the current issue in the side bar to read the guide. And come back in May, when we’ll add even more camps to our directory. My […]

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Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

Renaissance underway on, over Wilshire

| March 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

Museums in the Mile Art museum director Michael Govan is perhaps the greatest fan of the futuristic design in the works for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. “I think it’s going to be beautiful… It will be fantastic,” he enthused one day last month. The $600 million project, which includes a gallery space […]

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LACMA wing over Wilshire is so ‘L.A.’

LACMA wing over Wilshire is so ‘L.A.’

| July 31, 2014 | 0 Comments

A recently released design aimed to transform the Los Angeles County Museum of Art and extend a wing across Wilshire Blvd. “is brilliant,” says architect Douglas Meyer, Windsor Square. “It is an iconic building that is so L.A. and so inviting and memorable and every other adjective you want to throw at it.” Preliminary plans call […]

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