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  • The Broad Museum’s long-awaited opening

    By Avishay Artsy

    September 8, 2015 | 2:04 pm

    For those who live and work in downtown Los Angeles, it often seemed the day would never come. For four years, construction of the new Broad museum unfolded on Grand Avenue next to the Walt Disney Concert Hall. Now, finally, the scaffolding has come down and The Broad, designed by...

  • A sneak peek inside the Broad museum

    By Avishay Artsy

    February 25, 2015 | 11:49 am

    A throng of art-world insiders, media and members of the public swirled around the top-floor gallery of The Broad for a sneak peak at Los Angeles’ newest art museum ... before the art was installed. At the center of the storm, the new museum’s benefactor and namesake, Eli Broad,...

  • At MOCA, Land Art speaks softly, carries a big stick

    June 27, 2012 | 12:45 pm

    The Museum of Contemporary Art’s (MOCA) newest exhibition, “Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974,” on view through Sept. 3 at the Geffen Contemporary, raises one important question: Just what is Land Art? If you think it is easily answered, you are probably wrong. When it comes...

  • The fabric of dance at LACMA

    June 13, 2012 | 12:48 pm

    When artist Sharon Lockhart traveled to Israel in 2008, she wasn’t searching for Noa Eshkol. The Israeli dance composer and textile artist was not well-known outside her own country. In fact, Eshkol isn’t terribly well-known within Israel, where companies like Batsheva, Inbal,...

  • Through a lens, starkly

    By Tom Teicholz

    November 23, 2011 | 12:22 pm

    “Pacific Standard Time,” the sprawling multivenue consideration of Los Angeles art from 1945 to 1980, is, for the most part, a story of artists who thrived here. However, “Naked Hollywood: Weegee in Los Angeles,” which opened Nov. 13 at MOCA Grand Avenue, posits a different...

  • MOCA’s latest exhibition reveals the early years of the ‘Feminist Revolution’

    By Tom Freudenheim

    December 7, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    That women corporate executives are now indicted for malfeasance reminds me of the old Zionist litany that: "We won't have a normal Jewish state until it includes gangsters and whores."

    If the glass ceiling hasn't exactly been shattered, it does show a bit of leakage, although it's...

  • Tommywood - Summer School With Schimmel

    By Tom Teicholz

    June 15, 2006 | 8:00 pm

    Paul Schimmel, the Museum of Contemporary Art's (MOCA) chief curator, wants us to spend our summer looking back -- 50 or so years to around the time of his birth, and to the city where he grew up, New York, to focus on the remarkable work of a young, poor and not-yet-famous Robert...