BOSTON (CBS) – With President’s Day on Monday, it is a long weekend for most people. That means one extra day to enjoy the city and events around you. On our To Do List this weekend, a boat show, a run with sweet treats, and free entry to an esteemed art museum. … [Read more...] about Weekend To Do List: Boat Show, Cupcake Run, Free Art Museum Entry
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The grand opening of the MassArt Art Museum on Huntington Avenue is on Saturday. The schedule includes a ribbon cutting, art making activities, a tour of the exhibits, and a reception. The museum will always be free to the public and is open year-round. … [Read more...] about Weekend To Do List: Home Show, New Art Museum, Mardi Gras
LACMA’s teardown-and-rebuild plan is just one way a museum tries to keep pace with the times. Contributing architecture writer Sam Lubell takes this pivotal moment for the Michael Govan-led museum to examine the different approaches taken by LACMA and New York’s Museum of Modern Art. While MoMA kept the essential structure of its Edward Durell Stone and Philip Goodwin building, the site has been “ever changing,” writes Lubell, with additions and renovations by Philip Johnson, Cesar Pelli, Yoshio Taniguchi and a recently opened expansion by Diller Scofidio + Renfro (architects of The Broad). … [Read more...] about Essential Arts: LACMA demolition is just weeks away. Will the budget hold?
But first, she has plenty to do in L.A. As Occidental’s 2019-20 Wanlass Artist in Residence, a 7-year-old residency program that invites a different contemporary artist to campus every year, she must teach, make work and produce a catalog. She’s also putting together a raft of events to accompany her exhibition, including readings and presentations by many of the artists she painted for her show. (Carolina Caycedo, an L.A.-based artist known for her environmental work, will be next year’s resident artist.) … [Read more...] about Painter Shizu Saldamando puts a face to L.A.’s Latinx art and punk scenes
Swed was at one of the concerts, led by Esa Pekka-Salonen, which explored the Weimar era. “Just how timely is this?” he writes of the days that preceded Nazism. “As intermission came to a close Friday and the L.A. Phil musicians were taking their places onstage at Walt Disney Concert Hall, patrons unfurled a large banner in the section behind the orchestra that read: ‘Trump / Pence#outnow / Refusefascism.org.’” … [Read more...] about Essential Arts: L.A.’s art fairs are here. From Frieze to Felix, it’s #artmageddon