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LACMA to Honor Director Park Chan-wook and Artist Helen Pashgian at Art+Film Gala

LACMA has zeroed in on a pair of honorees for its Art+Film Gala. Set for Nov. 5 and presented at the museum once again in partnership with Gucci, the annual event will fete artist Helen Pashgian and filmmaker Park Chan-wook. In making the announcement, LACMA CEO Michael Govan called Pashgian “a friend of the museum […]

Inside the Minimalist Art Collection of Pulse Music’s Josh Abraham

The new exhibition Artists Inspired by Music: Interscope Reimagined — which has its final weekend at LACMA Feb. 11 to 13 — is a colorful, loud collection of original works by artists such as Lauren Halsey, Damien Hirst and Cecily Brown interpreting the music and image of such Interscope artists as Kendrick Lamar, Eminem and […]

KAWS, Takashi Murakami, Lauren Halsey Among Artists to Feature in LACMA Exhibition Inspired by Music of Interscope Records

A host of A-list international contemporary artists, including KAWS, Damian Hurst, Richard Prince, Takashi Murakami, Cecily Brown, Lauren Halsey and Ed Ruscha are set to feature in an upcoming exhibition at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) inspired by the music of artists released by Interscope Records. The show, Artists Inspired by Music: […]

Events of the Week: ‘Tick, Tick… Boom!,’ ‘Squid Game’ and More

As Hollywood events return to full force in New York and Los Angeles amid the coronavirus pandemic, here’s a look at the week’s biggest premieres, parties and openings, including red carpets for Tick, Tick… Boom!, Squid Game, Cowboy Bebop and Belfast. LACMA Art + Film Gala  The star-studded annual affair, often affectionately referred to as […]

Inside LACMA’s Art+Film Gala as Honoree Steven Spielberg Says: “I Don’t Think I’ve Referred to Myself in Public” as an Artist

The star-studded annual affair is often affectionately referred to as the Met Gala of the West as it features well-heeled, A-list guests from fashion, film, music, philanthropy, business and tech gathered to raise funds for a museum. But this year’s LACMA Art+Film Gala, a milestone 10th-anniversary event, shimmered in its own, brighter light on Saturday […]

The Obama Portraits Make Their West Coast Debut at LACMA

A bright white wall at LACMA is made more vibrant by the arrival of “The Obama Portraits” in their West Coast debut, part three of a five-city tour that began in Chicago, stopped in Brooklyn, and will continue on to Atlanta and Houston in 2022. These official portraits — depicting the 44th president and first […]

Keanu Reeves’ Date Alexandra Grant’s Gray Hair Sparks Conversations of Ageism and Beauty Ideals

Keanu Reeves' belle Alexandra Grant's gray hair reignites ageism and beauty ideals in Hollywood.

LACMA Elects Trio to Board of Trustees

The museum has announced the elections of Colleen Bell, Mellody Hobson and Robbie Robinson to serve the institution, bringing the total number of voting trustees to 51, in addition to 13 individuals honored as life trustees.

David Geffen Pledges $150 Million to LACMA

The donation is the largest cash gift received from an individual in the museum's history.

L.A. Artist Frances Stark’s ‘The Magic Flute’ Premieres at LACMA

Museum director Michael Govan, Minnie Driver and Neville Wakefield are among the fans of the award-winning artist's reinvention of the Mozart opera, which boasts a diverse creative team including Motown legend H.B. Barnum and pop/opera vocalist Ameena Maria Khawaja.

Documentary About Mysterious Ed Ruscha Work Gets North American Premiere at LACMA

Oscar winner Pierre Bismuth hires a private investigator to find the L.A. master's missing rock in the Mojave Desert in 'Where's Rocky II?' Art experts, actors and screenwriters also join the hunt for the mythical piece, which hasn't been seen for nearly 40 years.

Alessandro Michele Talks About His Love for L.A. and Film

"It's like family. Here in L.A., people really open their houses in an easy way, nothing too complicated. You can go in your flip-flops," the Gucci creative director tells THR.