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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...

  • James Franco’s Mother

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 26, 2011 | 7:09 pm

    Ever since James Franco agreed to host the Academy Awards on Feb. 27 with Anne Hathaway, I’ve thought back to my interview with him last year during a break from his performance-art project involving the soap opera “General Hospital” at the Museum of Contemporary Art.  His...

  • Was Judaism a color on Rothko’s palette?

    By Tom L. Freudenheim

    November 9, 2006 | 7:00 pm

    Like many people of my generation, I first grooved on Mark Rothko's paintings at Washington, D.C.'s Phillips Collection in the 1960s. The museum's founder, Duncan Phillips, an early Rothko patron, had assembled four sublime paintings in a small room (approximately 13-by-24 feet) --...