#michael-govan Stories

A Land Art Masterpiece or Colossal Concrete Biohazard?

After five decades, Michael Heizer is ready to pull back the curtain on his magnum opus, the...

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,...

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.