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Iran Massacre Prompts Poignant Protest at LACMA
The performance marked 40 days since the Zahedan Massacre, when Iranian security forces opened fire into a crowd and killed almost 100 people.
Three Arrested During “Die-In” Protest for Abortion Rights Outside LACMA
Activists chained themselves to the cast-iron lampposts of Chris Burden’s outdoor sculpture installation “Urban Light” (2008) and covered themselves in fake blood.
How Lee Alexander McQueen Spun History Into Fantasy
Drawing from a wide range of personal influences, McQueen deconstructed myths and facts and refashioned them into his desired story.
LACMA and the Brooklyn Museum Will Share 200 Photographs by European Women Artists
The joint gift features photographs by a mix of well-known and emerging artists, including Yto Barrada and Eva Koťátková.
LACMA Receives 109 Indigenous American Artworks
The gift from the Reiter Family includes 82 ceramic pieces made by the Pueblo peoples of the Southwest.
A Goodbye to the Uncomfortable Holiday Work Party
Alex Prager’s “Farewell, Work Holiday Parties” at LACMA captures the awkwardness that ensues when a room full of intoxicated, mostly white people get together during the holidays.
A New Movie on Moholy-Nagy, Inspiring Artist and Teacher
The New Bauhaus traces the artist’s journey from joining the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany to founding the New Bauhaus in Chicago.
Tom Gores, Owner of Prison Telecom Company, Resigns From LACMA Board
Last month, a letter signed by over 100 artists, including Andrea Fraser and EJ Hill, demanded Gores’s removal from the board, accusing his company of price gouging.
Yoshitomo Nara Reflects on His Major LACMA Retrospective
The exhibition gathers a whopping 800 artworks and focuses on the deep influence of music on the popular Japanese artist.
A Native American Filmmaker Enriches Our Understanding of SoCal History and Identity
Ahead of a screening and conversation at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Fox Maxy shares a few thoughts on filmmaking.
Check Out the Innovative Winners of LACMA’s Art + Technology Grant
From mythic navigation to generating new built and ecological environments, this year’s cohort seems prepared to take on the future.