Tag Archives: Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Noah Purifoy, No Contest (bicycles), 1991, assemblage sculpture, 14' x 21' x 2'. PHOTO: ©FREDRIK NILSEN; ART: ©NOAH PURIFOY FOUNDATION/COURTESY NOAH PURIFOY FOUNDATION

Noah Purifoy at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Leonard Nimoy giving the Vulcan Salute at the Phoenix Comicon in Phoenix, Arizona. 


Leonard Nimoy, Actor, Artist, Collector, and Patron, Dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, the actor who portrayed the beloved Spock character on the original Star Trek series, died on Friday at the age of 83 in his home in Los Angeles.Though his 4-year tenure on Star Trek (1966-69) became his lifelong … Read More

Larry Sultan, Business Page, 1985, from the series “Pictures From Home,” chromogenic print, 30" x 40". ©ESTATE OF LARRY SULTAN/COURTESY THE ESTATE OF LARRY SULTAN

Larry Sultan at Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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Edvard Munch's The Scream (1893). 


Morning Links: Edvard Munch Edition

The Edvard Munch Award is set to return after a hiatus of nearly a decade. [The Art Newspaper]Musée Maillol in Paris shuts its doors indefinitely on its 20th birthday, due to falling attendance and rising debts. [The Art Newspaper]A Yoko … Read More

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Pierre Huyghe: Traveler of Both Time and Space

The French artist preps LACMA retrospective, and projects beyond the art world Read More


Morning Links: Breakdancing Edition

“Louvre director plans its grand revamp.” [The Art Newspaper]In an impressive reporting performance, Katya Kazakina at Bloomberg explains why three paintings owned by Rachel “Bunny” Mellon won’t appear in upcoming auctions. The three works, two by Mark Rothko and one … Read More


All Together Now: Artists and Crowdsourcing

In galleries, public spaces, and online, artists are orchestrating pieces that can only be completed by you Read More

The Harvard Art Museums, during renovation and expansion, November 21, 2013LESVANTS.COM

Veritas! After Six Years, Harvard Art Museums’ Renzo Piano Home Is Nearly Ready: A Peek Inside

Curators at the Harvard Art Museums are spending the summer installing works in the new Renzo Piano-designed building, which has significantly boosted the university’s ability to display its wide-ranging collections. They’re working toward November 16, the date when Harvard’s Fogg … Read More


Ruben Ochoa’s Concrete Poetry

Mirage and illusion, drywall and rebar play equal parts in constructions that expose the functional and the dysfunctional in Southern California’s urban landscape Read More


Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

Actress and former auctioneer Viveca Paulin-Ferrell has become a major player on the California scene Read More


Saving Frida Kahlo From Her Own Celebrity

Scholars and artists are trying to reclaim Kahlo’s art from the cult of personality that has surrounded her since her death. A new exhibition at the MCA in Chicago aims to put the emphasis back on her painting by placing it in the context of work being made today Read More

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Are U.S. Art Museums Finally Taking Latin American Art Seriously?

When it comes to museum shows, the largest ethnic minority in the country has come a long way–maybe
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MoMA Curators Ponder Polke Potato Problem

MoMA’s Polke retrospective is up through August, but the potatoes in his works won’t last that long. Will they rot? Will they sprout? Stay tuned Read More


Title Fights: How Museums Name Their Shows

Generating a title for a museum show involves curators, directors, publicists, and more. It can be grueling, it can be fun, and it sometimes takes years to find the right one Read More