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Broad Contemporary Art Museum

Form Foils Function: Eli Broad's New Museum in LA

Lee Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Lee Rosenbaum

What would you say if I told you that I was about to build a new art museum with gallery walls that could not be hung with art and a skylit exhibition space that would be used to display light-sensitive works?

WEST COAST ART: L.A.'s Art Boom From Broad To Resnick

wsj.com | LAUREN A. E. SCHUKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

On a crisp evening on Wilshire Boulevard, pop star Christina Aguilera is leading the parade down the red carpet. Tom Hanks and his wife follow, along ...

LACMA Opening Resnick Pavilion!

Jay Weston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Jay Weston

Feeling the need for a little more culture in my life, I drove down Wilshire Blvd. yesterday to the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to view the exhibition of Thomas Eakins' sporting images.

Driving Mr. Basquiat

John Seed | Posted 05.31.2011 | Arts
John Seed

When I met Jean-Michel Basquiat in 1983 he came to the door naked. Larry Gagosian had sent me to Venice, California, where Jean was living in a former art gallery.

Pangs of Jealousy Toward San Francisco

Edward Goldman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Edward Goldman

In an unprecedented act of generosity, Doris and the late Don Fisher, renowned collectors of contemporary art, gave their outstanding collection to SFMOMA.

Plan ForYourArt May 7-12

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...

Plan ForYourArt April 22-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Spring, like art, is full of surprises. From fruit trees to desert festivals to cover artist Mark Bradford's community advocacy, art grows in unexpected places.

Plan ForYourArt April 15-21

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt.

Plan ForYourArt April 8-11

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...

Plan ForYourArt June 3-8

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings thr...

Plan ForYourArt April 1-4

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

In a two part series on James Turrell, Frank Navarro and artist Claude Collins-Stracensky present a lecture on the artist followed by a visit to his outdoor skyspace at the Claremont University.

Plan ForYourArt March 25-30

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Julia Bryan Wilson partakes in the Roski School of Fine Art's Critical Conversation series, which invites artists and other cultural figures to give a lecture on their work and engage in rigorous conversation.

Plan ForYourArt May 20-22

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

There has never been more worldwide attention on the creative culture of Los Angeles. People from all over the world came to LA for the opening of the...

Plan ForYourArt March 20-24

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Michael Arcega displays sculptural works of common urban fixtures, constructed out of polytarp in reference of emergency tents and urban disasters.

Plan ForYourArt May 13-19

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

What dramatic role does art play in fiction, and in the understanding of a place? In this Getty Perspectives lecture, presented in collaboration with Zocalo, Geoff Dyer discusses his work, art and fiction.

Plan ForYourArt, March 4-10

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

The inaugural exhibition for the newly expanded, Richard Meier-designed Gagosian Gallery includes new large-scale photographic work by Andreas Gursky.

Plan ForYourArt, February 25-March 3

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Each Week, ForYourArt highlights select cultural offerings throughout the week ahead to help you Plan ForYourArt, from post-feminist Mary Kelly to artist Mark Grotjahn.

Plan ForYourArt, February 19-23

Bettina Korek | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

This week in Plan ForYourArt, I preview the final reception and concert for the exhibition All Time Greatest, an interactive performance by Lucky Dragons, and more.