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The Broad Museum

Landseer's Poodle, Koons' Balloon Dog and Why Museum Curators Should Hedge Their Bets for the Future

John Seed | Posted 05.08.2016 | Arts
John Seed

Gallery Dogs by Koons and Landseer (Digital collage) "Edwin Landseer is one of the few, the very few, modern artists, whose works will bear to hang i...

Artist’s 'Nude Laughing' Exposes Much More Than Skin (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 04.08.2016 | Arts

Warning: This piece contains nudity and may not be appropriate for work. We heard her before we saw her. The sound of Oakland-based performance artis...

Eli Broad: "No Deal In The Works" For Purchase Of L.A. Times

Tavis Smiley | Posted 12.08.2016 | Media
Tavis Smiley

On Nov. 27, media mogul Rupert Murdoch used his Twitter account to say there was "strong word" that billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad and a group of local investors were poised to buy the Los Angeles Times.

This Museum Is Tailor-Made for the Instagram Generation

Sarah Stodola | Posted 10.22.2016 | Arts
Sarah Stodola

Getting into the newly opened Broad Museum in downtown Los Angeles takes some forethought, something I discovered almost too late during a weeklong trip to Los Angeles this September. The free advance timed tickets available via the website were long since fully booked by the time I checked.

The Broad's Veiled Gift to LA

Tom Teicholz | Posted 09.30.2016 | Arts
Tom Teicholz

Everything about visiting The Broad, the new museum on Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles that Eli and Edythe Broad built to house their contemporary art collection, is better than expected, better than a drive-by of the exterior leads you to believe.

Is The Broad a Great Public Collection or "The Largest Vanity Project of Our Lifetime"?

MutualArt | Posted 09.26.2016 | Arts
MutualArt

One can hope that through special exhibitions and new acquisitions (it estimates that it averages one new acquisition a week), The Broad will discover, and embrace, its obligation to the public to truly represent the art of our time.

The Broad Surprises

Edward Goldman | Posted 09.22.2016 | Arts
Edward Goldman

For the many visitors who've flooded The Broad Museum at its official opening this past weekend, the experience was full of surprises. Built by prominent architectural firm, Diller Scofidio + Renfro, the museum building grabs ones' attention from the get-go.

A Free Museum In Los Angeles Wants California To Be The Art Capital Of The World

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.17.2015 | Arts

On Grand Avenue in downtown Los Angeles, sits a hulking, breathing organism, just born, yet already an enormous beast. The texture of porous honeycomb...

Takashi Murakami Brings The Bizarre Back To DTLA

John Lopez | Posted 07.08.2014 | Los Angeles
John Lopez

The pure bizarreness of vision is something to behold: giant multi-rainbow-eyed worms, floating fungi, and anime princesses fighting what appear to be demented, sinister Pokemon. Basically, vintage Murakami.

John Waters And Jeff Koons: A Chat To Nowhere

Mat Gleason | Posted 04.27.2014 | Arts
Mat Gleason

Los Angeles turned out in force to see John Waters interview Jeff Koons at the Orpheum theater, part of a series of conversations sponsored by The Bro...

The Original Vamp

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.19.2013 | Arts

What if Irma Vep was one of us? Multimedia artist Michelle Handelman is out to pull iconic film vixen Irma Vep out of her mysterious, screen-dwelling ...

VIDEO: Eli Broad Bets On Downtown LA

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Huffington Post senior editor Willow Bay interviewed billionaire philanthropist Eli Broad for a segment on today's Bloomberg Television morning news. ...