Tag Archives: Los Angeles County Museum of Art


Artists Retrospective
Catherine Opie, The Shoe Closet, from the '700 Nimes Road Portfolio,' 2010–11, pigment print. ©CATHERINE OPIE/COURTESY REGEN PROJECTS, LOS ANGELES AND LEHMANN MAUPIN, NEW YORK AND HONG KONG

L.A. Story: Catherine Opie on Her Controversial Photographs of Los Angeles Subcultures, in 1998

In honor of her two shows at Lehmann Maupin and her show at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles opening this weekend, below is a profile of Catherine Opie from the September 1998 issue of ARTnews. —The Editors“L.A. Story” By Suzanne MuchnicFrom the … Read More


Features The Talent
PAMM director Franklin Sirmans at the Pérez Art Museum Miami. ANGEL VALENTIN/COURTESY PÉREZ ART MUSEUM MIAMI

Growing Pains: Franklin Sirmans and the Future of the Pérez Art Museum Miami

There are major streets in downtown Miami that have been effectively hollowed out by development, impossible to traverse and made useless in the name of progress. It is a city of luxury high-rises and scaffolding. On a recent trip, at … Read More


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


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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


Reviews
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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News
Edvard Munch's The Scream (1893). 


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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


Artists Features
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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


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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


Features
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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


News
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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


Features
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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


Profiles
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Viveca Paulin-Ferrell: L.A. Story

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


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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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