The redesign will bulldoze existing buildings, replacing them with one building spanning Wilshire Boulevard. The architect behind the redesign says he's working to produce new renderings that will "explain the building better."
Two donors have just contributed $75 million to LACMA's huge renovation project, putting it nearly halfway toward its $600-million goal. Meanwhile, the designs are headed toward a review process, with groundbreaking planned for 2018.
Artists Random International made the request on Twitter last night and the museum was happy to oblige. Today the rain falls purple in honor and memory of Prince and it's sexy and ethereal just like he would've wanted.
On May 1, "Urban Light," the iconic Chris Burden lamppost sculpture that serves as the entryway to he Los Angeles County Museum of Art, is going to be closed to the public and dark for two months. Its gray paint is fading and it needs a rehab.
It's hard to imagine Los Angeles before Urban Light, the 202 symmetrically-arranged lampposts, mostly collected from around Los Angeles, that serve as the entrance to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.