Tag Archives: LACMA


News
The Other Room's opening show includes a new commission by Marianne Vitale, Joint Fence (for Jasper), 2015.

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Morning Links: The Other Room Edition

Shia LeBeouf made video art with Central Saint Martins fine arts students. [The Guardian]Jutta Koether’s “Fortune” at Bortolami. [Contemporary Art Daily]In the largest police raid in China’s history, police arrested 175 people for looting ancient artifacts in the Liaoning province … Read More


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Simulation of lost artwork.


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Morning Links: Cyber-Archeology Edition

The Whitney’s old Marcel Breuer building will become a satellite building for the Met. [SEEN]Cyber-archeologists are working to restore artwork lost to violence in Iraq and the earthquake in Nepal. [BBC]New fair Photo London, to be held this year at … Read More


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Chris Burden after his 1971 performance piece, Shoot, in which his assistant shot him in the arm.

Morning Links: Chris Burden Edition

The late Chris Burden’s final project, a 40-foot-long airship, will go on view at Los Angeles County Museum of Art this week. [The Art Newspaper]A professor in the University of California, San Diego department of visual arts is requiring his students … Read More


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Great Wall of China.


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Morning Links: Great Wall of China Edition

Chinese archeologists have found an additional six-mile stretch of the Great Wall on the border of the Gansu province and the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. [The Art Newspaper]Anri Sala was once again named France’s leading artist in a survey taken by Le … Read More


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LACMA Broad & Resnick Pavilion.

LACMA and Hyundai Strike Lucrative Deal

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art is expected to announce later in the day an unprecedented ten-year partnership with Korean automaker Hyunadi, the Los Angeles Times reported today.The paper reports that the deal—which LACMA director Michael Govan says will … Read More


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Tunisian security forces after the attack.


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Morning Links: Tunisian Terrorist Attack Edition

Yesterday, terrorists killed visitors at the National Bardo Museum in Tunis, taking others hostage after attacking the Parliament building nearby. Seven foreign tourists were killed, and French, Italian, British, and Spanish citizens were among the hostages. Two of the terrorists … Read More


Artists Retrospective
Leonard Nimoy taking a photograph for "Secret Selves." SETH KAYE PHOTOGRAPHY

Multiple Personalities: Leonard Nimoy on His ‘Secret Selves’ Photographs in 2010

Though known for playing Spock on the sci-fi TV show Star Trek, Leonard Nimoy, who died at age 83 on February 27, also had one foot in the art world. He studied with conceptual photographer Robert Heinecken when he was … Read More


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12 Trends Defining This Season’s Art-Museum Shows

Where to find the major retrospectives, provocative theme shows, and dazzling art-selfie destinations of the spring 2014 season Read More


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Judgement, 2008
Modified computer game, custom computer

(More) Old Masters of Our Domain

Riffs on the classics, part 2: from Artschwager’s altarpiece to Kanye’s hoodie Read More


Trends
Magdalene Odundo, Untitled (Anthropomorphic Sculpture), 1991.

African Art: Beyond the Masks

As more museums collect works by contemporary artists from Africa, curators are divided about whether to exhibit them alongside traditional objects from the continent Read More


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L.A. “X”

LACMA’s plan to open a show featuring Robert Mapplethorpe’s gay sadomasochistic photographs two weeks before Election Day proves we’ve come a long way–maybe Read More


Profiles
Christian Marclay (right) performing with Otomo Yoshihide at the Japan Society in  New York.

It’s About Time

The huge success of ‘The Clock’ brings new attention to other parts of Christian Marclay’s career Read More


Features
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The Colonial Revolution

In the United States, the art made in Spain's Latin American colonies used to be considered artistically minor and politically incorrect. Now, as intellectual trends coincide with demographic realities, it's on the cutting edge of art history–and the wish lists of top museums. Read More