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The Broad's category on Jeopardy. COURTESY THE BROAD/VIA TWITTER

The Broad’s category on Jeopardy.

COURTESY THE BROAD/VIA TWITTER

CALIFORNIA MUSEUMS: GAME SHOWS AND DONATIONS

The Broad got its own category on Jeopardy two nights ago, but the players were “not touching it until practically all the other Double Jeopardy clues had been picked.” [Artinfo]

LACMA has received two major donations. Elaine Wynn has given $50 million, while A. Jerrold Perrochio has pledged an additional $25 million. Both have been longtime supporters of the Los Angeles museum. [The New York Times]

The Fowler Museum has received a $1 million gift from Jay and Deborah Last. They’ve also pledged an additional $14 million match donation. [Press Release]

CHINESE MUSEUMS: OLD AND NEW

Wang Wei and Liu Yiqian are opening their third museum in four years. This one will be the Chinese city of Chongqing, making it their first outside Shanghai. [The Art Newspaper]

Meanwhile, in Shanghai, the Liu Haisu Art Museum, one of the first institutions to show contemporary art, reopened this month. [The Art Newspaper]

NEW YORK MUSEUMS: UNCLEAR FUTURES

It remains unclear what MoMA is doing with its architecture and design galleries (previous reports noted that they would disappear, but now it seems they’ll only temporarily close), yet one thing is obvious: the way museum audiences view design is changing. [Co.Design]

REVISING ART HISTORY

Hannah Rothschild, the chair of the London National Gallery’s board of trustees, picks five essential art history books. [The Wall Street Journal]

In light of a documentary about Eva Hesse, film critic J. Hoberman discusses the sculptor’s work. “However playful, inventive, and even, to use her word, ‘ridiculous,’ Hesse’s work clearly has a darker side,” he writes. [Tablet]

EXTRAS

An interview with Michael Mahalick, who currently has a show at New York’s Canada gallery. [Art F City]

Anna Zacharoff at Standard (Oslo). [Contemporary Art Daily]

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