#lacma Stories

How Much Money Should a Museum Director Make?

A recent survey of the tax filings of cultural institutions pulled back the curtain and sparked a...

At LACMA, Artists Reimagine Interscope’s Most Iconic Records

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of Interscope Records, the label asked more than 50 fine artists...

LACMA Is Selling Director Michael Govan’s House

Less than one year after LACMA director Michael Govan moved into a $2.2. million house as a perk,...

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A Vibrant Chair that Subverted the Outdoor Furniture Industry Earns its Due

With bold colors and a sleek minimalist form, Bend Goods’ Lucy Chair has spawned a legion of...

Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Others Pitch New Visions of The La Brea Tar Pits

Along with the veteran firm, Dorte Mandrup and WEISS/MANFREDI have offered proposals for rehabbing...

Design Dispatch: June 8, 2017

Our daily take on the world through the lens of design.

Design Dispatch: April 7, 2017

Our daily look at the world through the lens of design.

Destination: Los Angeles

Rising fashion and art scenes are casting a new light on California’s glamorous city.

Peter Zumthor: Rigor and Resonance

The Pritzker Prize-winning Swiss architect brings his perceptive touch to projects from Norway to...

How the Mansion From “The Big Lebowski” Wound Up in LACMA’s Collection

Thanks to owner James Goldstein, a Los Angeles personality known for his eccentric style and...

Michael Govan on LACMA’s ambitious expansion and the pressures of a museum director

As LACMA turns 50, the museum's director helps usher in an ambitious expansion.

Frank Gehry Continues to Reconstruct the World

Nearly 20 years after Bilbao, the iconic architect continues to transform the world through his...