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Progress becomes visible at LACMA

Progress becomes visible at LACMA

| December 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

Viewed from the west, from the Zev Yaroslavsky Plaza or the decomposed granite field surrounding Michael Heizer’s giant rock, “Levitated Mass,” the western end of the new David Geffen Galleries building is emerging from its cocoon of steel scaffolding — hovering like a giant wing over the existing Ray’s and Stark Bar. The finished ceiling and floor […]

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Beautiful art collected by colonizing capitalists is now public’s

Beautiful art collected by colonizing capitalists is now public’s

| September 28, 2023 | 0 Comments

Opened last month at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) and continuing through March 3, 2024, is a fascinating exhibit of more than 300 artworks, animal and mineral specimens, scientific instruments, books and maps — initially collected by wealthy people across Europe, for their private pleasure, in the 16th and 17th centuries. The […]

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Reinforced concrete: the modern equivalent of stone in art?

Reinforced concrete: the modern equivalent of stone in art?

| August 31, 2023 | 0 Comments

• New exhibit at LACMA A new exhibition just opened at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). “Eternal Medium: Seeing the World in Stone” includes 125 works from circa 2200–1800 B.C. to recent pieces by contemporary artists. The exhibit curator’s focus is on the role that imagination plays in perceiving images in the […]

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Wintertime camps have playtime and fun for kids

Wintertime camps have playtime and fun for kids

| December 1, 2022 | 0 Comments

A break from school gives kids the chance to explore new interests or just run around with friends after sitting so long in school. Following is a list of some camps in the area. Spots fill up quickly, so don’t hesitate to register if there’s interest. Photography Do you have an aspiring shutterbug? Atwater Photo […]

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LACMA’s Geffen Galleries half-done; construction above ground next

LACMA’s Geffen Galleries half-done; construction above ground next

| October 27, 2022 | 0 Comments

In mid-October, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) announced that construction of its new David Geffen Galleries building — that will span Wilshire Boulevard — is 50 percent complete and that the museum’s fundraising campaign has now secured $700 million of its $750 million goal. The accompanying aerial photograph from September shows the […]

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Architect visits construction site

| July 28, 2022 | 0 Comments

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